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Transport union strike paralyses Argentina

Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 05:50

Roads were deserted and businesses shut in Buenos Aires and other major cities as unions started a 24-hour shutdown demanding the government raise the income tax threshold. The strike is estimated to cause losses of US$340 million to the economy.

Buenos Aires

ARGENTINA'S largest cities ground to a halt on Tuesday as transport unions went on strike, demanding tax cuts for low-income workers and putting the government on the defensive seven months away from general elections.

An eerie quiet reigned over Buenos Aires as buses

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