Tens of thousands march in Argentina against Macri’s austerity

A man holds a sign that reads “IMF (International Monetary Fund) = Hunger" during a protest against a cost increase in public and utility services in Buenos Aires, Argentina, January 10, 2019. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci

LIMA (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of Argentines marched through Buenos Aires on Thursday carrying torches, in the first of a series of planned protests against President Mauricio Macri’s austerity program and the soaring cost of public services. Macri slashed subsidies for public utilities and other services to reduce the country’s chronic fiscal deficit, pushing […]

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