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30 Dec 2019 | 04:52 AM UTC

Argentina: Protest scheduled in Mendoza December 30

Civil society groups call for protest in Mendoza (western Argentina) on December 30; transportation disruptions likely



Civil groups have called for a protest in Mendoza (western Argentina) on Monday, December 30, in opposition to a law that allows the use of dangerous chemicals in mining. Participants are scheduled to gather at the Mendoza Senate as of 09:00 (local time), and again at 11:00 at the Chamber of Deputies. A heightened security presence and transportation disruptions are to be expected in the vicinity of the protests.


Individuals in Mendoza are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all protests as a precaution, anticipate transportation disruptions near demonstration sites, and adhere to instructions issued by local authorities.