For the third day in a row, the area of Congress will be the epicenter of protests. This Thursday, leftist groups and social organizations will mobilize to express their rejection of the agreement with the International Monetary Fund.
9 de Julio avenue and Rivadavia; Talcahuano and Lavalle; 9 de Julio and Avenida de Mayo; Rivadavia and Rodríguez Peña, and the areas of the Obelisk, the Congress and the House of the Province of Buenos Aires are the main points of concentration of protesters.
The epicenter will be the Parliament, where from Wednesday a vigil with tents set up and that since the early hours of the morning it already registers some cuts.
At 9 in the morning, there will be a “march against adjustment” from the Obelisk to the Ministry of Social Development in July 9 and Morenoby the Social Movement La 17 and La Combativa, among others.
At the same time, Former Garbarino workers will join the rally of demonstrators who are already in the area of the Plaza de los Dos Congresos to express themselves against the Fund.
An image of the march of K groups against the agreement with the Fund.
Since 10 In the morning, the entire area will begin to be populated by militants who will converge to express themselves against the agreement, which the deputies will debate from 2:00 p.m.
On Wednesday, the Autonomous CTA, Claudio Lozano and Soberanxs, Amado Boudou’s group marched in downtown Buenos Aires to oppose the agreement with the IMF promoted by the Government.
The protest had the particularity of having the presence of a national official among the columns: the director of Banco Nación, Claudio Lozano, who is also president of Unidad Popular, one of the groups that make up the Frente de Todos.
In Congress, the protesters delivered various documents to be submitted to the Budget Commission chaired by Carlos Heller and that at that time was in session in search of an agreement. In the papers they asked to change the negotiation.
On Tuesday, the area also experienced a complex day due to the marches within the framework of International Women’s Day to demand greater equality and reject sexist violence.
This Thursday, the protests began early. At 2:00 p.m., meanwhile, the protesters are expected to converge in Plaza Congreso, in front of the Legislative Palace, coinciding with the start of the special session scheduled for the treatment of the agreement with the IMF in the Chamber of Deputies.
The agreement on the text that will be debated this afternoon in the Chamber of Deputies was the result of several meetings held throughout the day yesterday between representatives of the ruling party and opposition blocs.
The opinion obtained the support of almost 80 signatures of members of the Budget and Treasury and Finance commissions, based on the endorsements of the Frente de Todos (FdT), Together for Change (JxC), the Federal interbloc and United Provinces.