December 21, 2014
Map of protests across country
Left-wing political and social groups lifted pickets which were staged in the main accesses to the City of Buenos Aires this morning but road blocks continued in other areas.
Along with the Workers Party (PO), other organizations joining the 36-hour protest action that was launched yesterday were: the Barrios de Pie, the Corriente Clasista y Combativa (CCC) y the Corriente Sindical of the MST groups.
Following is a list of the main pickets that were halting traffic since 6 am this morning in different areas of the country.
In the City of Buenos Aires and Greater Buenos Aires:
Roads were blocked in the Pueyrredón bridge, the La Noria bridge; the Panamericana highway and Henry Ford; the intersection of the Callao and Corrientes Avenues; the Oeste Highway, at the level of the Posadas Hospital; the Buenos Aires-La Plata highway, at the level of the traffic circle to access the La Plata City; in Road 3 y the Camino de Cintura road; and the Panamericana highway at the level of the Km 36,7, in the Escobar tram, in front of the facility of the Donnelley auto parts company.
In the city of Córdoba (Córdoba province):
Protesters were picketing in the Centenario Bridge.
In the city of Rosario (Santa Fe province):
In front of the casino, the Buenos Aires-Rosario highway was being blocked as well as the Cordón Norte tram.
In the City of Neuquén (province of Neuquén):
Protesters were rallying to the San Martín monument.
In the City of Jujuy (province of Jujuy):
There was a protest with demonstrators camping in front of the provincial government house.
In the city of Tucumán (province of Tucumán):
The Lucas Córdoba brigde was being blocked and with protesters marching to the San Martín Square.
In the city of Mendoza (province of Mendoza):
Protesters were gathering in the Zapata and Costanera area. A rally has been announced for later in the Km 0.
In the city of Salta (province of Salta):
A march will be held in the 9 de Julio square.
In the city of Entre Ríos (province of Entre Ríos):
Main access to the city of Paraná will be blocked.
In the city of San Juan (province of San Juan):
A rally will be held in the 25 de Mayo square.
In the Santiago del Estero city (in the province of Santiago del Estero):
Protesters will rally in the pedestrian street of Tucumán and Libertad.
In the city of Comodoro Rivadavia (in the province of Chubut):
There will be arally in front of the Regional Hospital.