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Huge demonstrations have been mounted across Argentina to protest at government policies which have seen rapid inflation, rising crime and government control on currency exchange and financial transactions. The government is also feeling the heat on the international front as the costs of economic mismanagement ten years ago come home to roost.
Dr. Joseph S. Tulchin
Argentina’s economy is slowing and threatening the policies of President Cristina Kirchner’s government. But instead of adapting its policies her government is riding roughshod over opposition, changing the inflation rate figures and imposing exchange rate controls. The measures have led to growing unpopularity and huge public demonstrations. Her confusion during s...