Argentina benefit cuts cause anger over beleaguered economy

Across Argentina, many took their anger and frustration to the streets in a day of protest against cuts to benefits.

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    Rising prices, higher inflation, increasing poverty, growing unemployment - these are all major concerns in Argentina.

    So, too, are cuts in government benefits to the most vulnerable.

    The latest outcry about the state of the economy has brought traffic to cities, including the capital.

    Al Jazeera's Daniel Schweimler reports from Buenos Aires.


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