Argentina: Mass rally slams IMF ahead of Buenos Aires G20 Summit

Buenos Aires witnessed a mass rally on Friday as thousands took to the streets to protest the arrival of Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde. Protesters congregated on 'The Obelisk' monument and marched on the Ministry of Social Development to deliver a letter of protest to Lagarde who had arrived in the Argentinian capital ahead of this weekend's meeting... Еще of Group of 20 (G20) finance ministers. «These disastrous neoliberal policies implemented by International Monetary Fund in 90's led us to misery, hunger, and the despair of our people,» said General Secretary of Workers' Union Walter Correa addressing the protesters. Protesters mobilised around the message «against hunger and adjustment» targeting a deal signed between IMF and Argentina back in May which secured a $50 billion credit line to the financially-troubled South American country; the deal was faced by backlash by many who view the international organization as responsible for the country's financial downfall 17 years ago.

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