In the last few days a wave of anti government demonstrations have transformed into mass looting which is still spreading across the country. People have lost all faith in yet another round of austerity and cutbacks to please the 1% controlled markets in this resource rich country.
Union leader Hugo Moyano, who opposes the government’s economic policies, dismissed the government’s accusations of a left wing plot and organised robbery.
“This is probably triggered by the difficult situation the people of Argentina are facing. I cannot imagine that this has been organised by someone,” said Mr Moyano, head of the powerful CGT union. Continue reading