Leaders and militants of different leftist piquetero organizations will carry out today, starting at 10 a.m., a day of protest that, as announced, will include roadblocks at different entrances to the city of Buenos Aires, in the Obelisk area and others. points of the country, including the roundabout of Diagonal 74 and 120 in La Plata, in demand of “genuine work” and food assistance to community kitchens, among other demands.
The so-called “national picket day” will be attended by the Polo Obrero, the MTR Votamos Luchar, the MIJD, the May 29 Movement, the Bloque Piquetero Nacional, the MTL Rebelde, the CUBA-MTR and the Frente de la Resistencia, among other organizations. .
According to what was announced, there will be protests from 10am. on the Pueyrredón, La Noria and Saavedra bridges, as well as close to the La Plata-Buenos Aires highway and on the Riccheri highway.
In downtown Buenos Aires, leftist picketer organizations will mobilize in the Obelisco area and in other points on 9 de Julio Avenue, according to a statement.
The main claims focus on the issue of employment, housing and food, and in the negotiations with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for the debt.
In this sense, they underlined the demand for “genuine work in public works and in housing construction; no salary below the poverty line; comprehensive assistance to dining rooms, with variety and quality of food; and universal openness of social programs “.