On Monday, December 18, Buenos Aires experienced a literal street battle.
Violence errupted between Macri and opposition supporters, as leftist rioters destroyed property and threw stones at the police who prevented them from storming Congress. (Twitter)
President Mauricio Macri’s administration came to an agreement with several opposition governors regarding pension reform, modifying pension amounts and universal allowances for children, all of which were subsidies implemented during the Kirchner administration. The left, along with former President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, were betting on chaos as their best chance of reversing a recent legislative decision.
With a quorum at 2 p.m. local time and 130 legislators present, the Macri administration obtained approval for a proposal that they first attempted to pass last Thursday. In the meantime, violence errupted between Macri