Economic crisis
Why did the Argentine peso plummet following Macri’s loss?

The struggling Argentine peso suffered a significant loss in value after the defeat of Mauricio Macri in the primary elections. We spoke to Argentine economist Emiliano López about how and why this occurred

Mobilizations and indignation in Argentina over latest devaluation of the peso

The further devaluation of the Argentine peso last week has plunged the working class of Argentina into further economic insecurity and instability

Elections in Argentina, first impressions of a great victory that gives hope to the whole region

Manuel Bertoldi, an Argentine social leader from the platform of social movements Frente Patria Grande, analyzes the importance of the victory of the left-wing candidate in the primary elections, recently held in the country.

Macri defeated in primary elections in Argentina

The results show that Argentines have had enough of Macri’s neoliberal and repressive policies and are ready for a more progressive government

Toyota to suspend more than 5,000 workers in Argentina

The decision to lay off personnel was taken by the company to compensate for the losses incurred due to the drop in sales

Argentine social leader files a lawsuit against the President over IMF agreement

The social leader denounced that the money received by the IMF has been used to stabilize the dollar for electoral purposes

Argentine agricultural producers protest to denounce the crisis facing the sector

The creative protest denounced how the right-wing government’s neoliberal economic policies have violated the most fundamental right to food for many sectors of society

Zimbabwean teachers begin strike demanding restoration of salary value

Despite repeated police harassment and physical attacks on the union’s president, members of ARTUZ will carry their struggle forward

Unions in Zimbabwe threaten mass action in the face of a deepening economic crisis

Since the introduction of salary payments in a quasi-currency pegged to USD in October last year, wages of the lowest paid civil servants have fallen from the equivalent of USD 475 to USD 47.

Zimbabwean trade union demands President take action to address economic crisis

General Secretary of UFAWUZ, Ady Mutero, explains the nature of the severe economic crisis in Zimbabwe

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