Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Protests spread to Latin America: First mass strike in decade paralyzes Argentina!
Hundreds of picketers blocked roads into Buenos Aires, where demonstrators lit fires in the street and called for a higher minimum wage and lower income taxes. The capital city was transformed into a veritable ghost town, with subway and rail services also suspended.
Chile’s main airline LAN cancelled flights within Argentina, as well as a number of routes from other Latin American cities including Sao Paulo, Lima and Santiago.
Demonstrators block the Pueyrredon Bridge during a one-day nationwide strike in Buenos Aires November 20, 2012 (Reuters / Enrique
Read on: First mass strike in decade paralyzes Argentina, challenges Kirchner govt (PHOTOS) — RT