Thousands protest in Buenos Aires amid government-IMF debt talks and other stories

Today we look at a debt restructuring talks between Argentina and the IMF, a workers’ protest against rising costs and poverty in Turkey, and more

December 13, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up we look at protests in Buenos Aires, Argentina as the government holds debt restructuring talks with the International Monetary Fund; a workers’ rally in Istanbul, Turkey to protest rising living costs, unemployment, and poverty; a report by Brazil’s Pastoral Land Commission documenting increasing violence against Indigenous, poor, and rural communities; and complimentary reports by the World Bank and the WHO on rising poverty associated with healthcare costs during the COVID-19 pandemic.