Argentina’s largest labour union calls for nationwide strike

Government’s austerity measures under fire, but President Macri says they are needed to secure more funding from IMF.

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    Argentina's largest labour union has called for a nationwide strike over the government's austerity measures.

    President Mauricio Macri's new budget is at the centre of their anger but he says it is needed to secure additional funding from the IMF.

    Al Jazeera's Teresa Bo reports from Buenos Aires.


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