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Argentina: Anti-corruption protests in Buenos Aires planned for June 20

Anti-corruption protests in the Retiro area of Buenos Aires planned for June 20

17 Jun 03:19 AM UTC
TIMEFRAME expected from 6/16/2017, 12:00 AM until 6/16/2017, 11:59 PM (America/Buenos_Aires). COUNTRY/REGION Argentina


On Tuesday, June 20, anti-corruptions protests are planned to take place at 15:00 (local time) at the Comodoro Py courthouse building near the Retiro area of Buenos Aires. The organizers have also called for related demonstrations in plazas throughout the country that day. However, details of the timing, locations, and level of attendance of related protests remain unclear.


President Mauricio Macri has, ahead of previous demonstrations, announced that he would deploy security forces to prevent protesters from disrupting traffic on highways and major thoroughfares, increasing the likelihood of clashes between police and demonstrators.

There have been a series of anti-government protests in recent months, sparked by unpopular reforms, mass firings in the public sector, and economic hardships (notably poverty and rampant inflation).


Individuals in Argentina are advised to keep abreast of protest plans via local media, avoid all protests, and never attempt to cross a roadblock without authorization.


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