Protests

Anti-Government Protesters Clog Streets of Buenos Aires

They say the president and her cronies are a bit too fascist-y

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Dubbed by organizers as "the Protest of 8N" (for November 8), thousands—perhaps hundreds of thousands—of Argentines jammed the streets of Buenos Aires last night to protest against President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner in Argentina's biggest anti-government demonstration in years.

A spokesman for Buenos Aires's Justice and Security Ministry estimated the demonstrators in the capital at 700,000 people. Protesters were angry about out-of-control inflation, high crime, and rampant political corruption.

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