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Hector Daher, one of the leading figures in the workers’ unions, described the 24-hour strike as a message to President Javier Milei. Daher urged Milei to reconsider some of the reductions in subsidies and social programs.

On Tuesday, tens of thousands of people took to the streets of the Argentinian capital Buenos Aires to protest against cuts to public universities. The protesters called for education funding to be protected. The country’s new President, Javier Milei, was elected to office last year promising to bring Argentina’s finances under control with sweeping cuts to the public sector.