Argentine police fire rubber bullets at anti-austerity protesters

Riot policemen fire tear gas during clashes outside the Congress, where the budget bill is being debated, in Buenos Aires, Argentina October 24, 2018. REUTERS/Martin Acosta

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Argentine police fired rubber bullets, tear gas and waters cannon at protesters who marched on Wednesday in front of Congress against the government’s 2019 budget bill, which contains steep spending cuts aimed at erasing the country’s fiscal deficit. Thousands of activists gathered, led by teachers, social organizations and leftist groups opposed […]

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