Protest against Argentine pension reforms turns violent

A stone-throwing demonstrator taking aim at riot police outside the Argentine Congress in Buenos Aires during a protest against proposed pension reforms on Monday. Protesters angry at proposed pension and welfare reforms by the centre-right governmen
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A stone-throwing demonstrator taking aim at riot police outside the Argentine Congress in Buenos Aires during a protest against proposed pension reforms on Monday. Protesters angry at proposed pension and welfare reforms by the centre-right government of President Mauricio Macri lobbed stones, bottles and firecrackers at police, in the second protest in a week to turn violent.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 20, 2017, with the headline 'Protest against Argentine pension reforms turns violent'. Print Edition | Subscribe