Issue #743: Argentine Crisis Deepens | Subject

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Accumulated inflation at around 60%, unemployment above 12% and the currency in a record devaluation against the dollar. With the economic fallout in view, the country is experiencing conflict between President Alberto Fernández and his Vice President, Cristina Kirchner – a feud that has reached its peak in recent days, with the resignation of the Minister of Economy at the same time as Cristina was Making a speech criticizing the country’s economic policy. “The government is paralyzed”, summarizes Janina Fernandes in conversation with Natuja Neri in this episode. A special reporter for the newspaper O Globo, Janina describes an “epidemic of disillusionment” experienced on Argentine soil. Directly from Buenos Aires, she describes how the population seeks work outside the country, to obtain in other currencies. And he remembers how the conflict between the president and the vice president is chronic (going through the 2021 legislative elections) – resuming the friction of the first Kirchner government, still in 2008. In the midst of the crisis, there is an agreement with the IMF. In the face of the “zero” of central bank reserves, backed by the president, there is no longer any guarantee of completion of the agreement.

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