Energy Minister Juan José Aranguren, today justified the recent gasoline price hikes and assured that “if consumers consider this level of prices to be high comparing it with other expenses, they will stop consuming.”
In a press conference offered at the Pink House this morning, Macri called opposition leaders “not to join Kirchnerism” in the Congress, underlining the creation of 60 thousand of job posts during 2016.
Macri attended an event at the Uthgra headquarters where he marked the Labour Day with unionized workers of the food sector led by Luis Barrionuevo and Dante Camaño. The historic leader of the CGT Azul y Blanca, however, missed the celebration.
32 people remain missing following the powerful quake that ravaged Ecuador two weeks ago killing 660 people. Out of the 32, 10 are Argentina’s nationals, the Argentine embassy in Quito told the state-run news agency Télam here.
Secretary General of the CGT Azopardo faction Hugo Moyano highlighted the “massive” turnout at Friday’s Labour Day demonstration where thousands of unionized workers protested against the government’s adjustment policies, with all five umbrella unions staging a rally together for the first time in decades.
President Mauricio Macri affirmed the government was “working” along with unions on a “same agenda” to “lower inflation, create more jobs and more investment,” making the statements the same day that all five central of workers launch a protest against his administration’s adjustment policies.