This Saturday, in the middle of the celebration of the Independence Daythousands of people demonstrated in Argentina to express their disagreement with the government’s actions in the face of the socioeconomic difficulties that the South American nation is going through.
With posters, cacerolazos and carrying the albiceleste flag, thousands of Argentine protesters marched and showed their anger through the streets of different cities in Argentina.
debt to the International Monetary Fund It amounts to 45 billion dollars and the negotiation of it by the government has upset Argentines who have seen how inflation is unleashed and accumulates 30% so far in 2022. According to some analysts, it could reach 70 %.
Through the streets of Argentina
In Buenos Airesconcentrations were registered in the Obelisk, 9 de Julio Avenue and Plaza de Mayo under the slogan “Let’s defend the Republic” or the “Argentinazo“, which was attended by numerous political sectors, as well as a strong presence of the Argentine left, in a week marked by clashes between the different forces of the ruling coalition. There was also the presence of sectors of the opposition and right-wing groups .
The demonstrations in the capital were supported in other large Argentine cities, such as Mendoza, Cordoba, Mar del Plata, Santa Fe and Rosario, among other. The calls made by social networks called for a “Argentinazo“.
“Argentina without Cristina”was one of the slogans expressed by the demonstrators in reference to Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, the vice president of the country. They also showed a large inflatable doll of the vice president dressed as an incarcerated person, with a puppet of President Alberto Fernández in one hand and a briefcase full of dollars in another hand, in apparent criticism of the president’s various pending lawsuits and her problems with Justice.
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