Laura Alonso #Forum2000online

May 14, 2020

Argentina is currently administrated by the Necessity and Urgency Decree, the Congress has not gathered in 50 days of quarantine and the judicial power is basically closed, says Laura Alonso, former head of the Anti-Corruption Office of Argentina.  There was a very serious economic crisis in Argentina even before the pandemic and now we see an increased amount of people, even lower-middle class, demanding food from churches and NGOs. Citizens are protesting mostly through social networks and the government lacks an economic exit plan. Recently, the country has reached its highest position in the Corruption Perception Index. Now, some steps by the government of President Fernández raise suspicions about a possible lack of transparency.

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This video was recorded on May 7, 2020.