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Social groups in Argentina take pots to the street and protest against Macri

Several cities of Argentina dawned today crowded with people belonging to various social organizations, who went out and deployed about a thousand "popular pots" to protest against the economic reforms of the Mauricio Macri Executive.

Buenos Aires, Nov 15 (EFE) .- Several cities in Argentina woke up today crowded with people belonging to various social organizations, who went out into the streets and deployed near a thousand of "popular pots" to protest against the economic reforms of the Executive of Mauricio Macri.

"We want to tell (to Macri) that the retired, the and the workers of the popular economy we have nothing to give. Sánchez.

This initiative, popularly known both in the Argentine capital and in the rest of the country as "cacerolazo", was convened by the FDPS, Barrios de Pie, Current Clasista and Combativa (CCC), the Confederation of Workers of the Popular Economy (CTEP) and the Surcos Stream, among other groups.

Juan Ángel Cabrera, member of the latter organization, He told Efe that since winning the elections, Macri's ruling party exercised the "power they have against the most needy, favoring the richest sectors," and, in the face of it, they are not going to "stay at home".

In this line, organizers of the protest stressed the importance of developing the Emergency Food Law and apply "urgent policies that respond to the hard reality lived by millions of families. "

Cabrera said that the Government has not yet implemented the necessary measures to eliminate food poverty" for not recognizing the problem ", which leads to a democracy with which" they are not satisfied "and, therefore, depending on the response obtained to today's concentration, will call for a national strike in December.

From seven o'clock in the morning, the Plaza del Obelisco witnessed the characteristic meeting of these social groups, which at midday began their march on the 9th avenue of July to other central points of the capital, such as Avenida de Mayo and Plaza de Mayo, where they began to install pots with food.

Avenida 9 de Julio, in Buenos Aires, was the first point that the Socialist Workers Movement (MST) decided to cut traffic due to the passage of marches that, until then, took advantage of the stops of cars in the traffic lights to transmit their protest messages.

It is expected that the day ends around 18.00 (21.00 GMT) in front of the Congress, after the demonstration crossed the neuralgic points of the capital, as 9 de Julio Avenue and Plaza de Mayo, where all people can go to receive a plate of food.

This measure was reproduced in hundreds of other locations in the country, including cities such as Salta, Santa Fe, Córdoba, Tucumán, Chaco and Corrientes.

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