Argentina:Libertarios Expose Currency Control in National Satire

http://www.canadianbusiness.com/article/85695–argentina-imposes-more-controls-on-purchase-of-us-dollars-for-travel-abroad

Libs are leading a political theater protest that is changing the debate on once unquestiuoned  currency controls by offering to sell controlled dollars being used to pay for or mask the usual official shenanigans, say critics…

in Spanish: http://www.noticiasurbanas.com.ar/info_item.shtml?sh_itm=da076bd3689167d3e118f3fec87575e3

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – Argentina is making it harder for people to buy U.S. dollars to pay for travel abroad.

A new rule published Monday says anyone wanting to buy dollars for travel must first prove their money was obtained legally, and provide the tax agency with trip details including why, when and where they are travelling…

A Liberal Libertario party member offers one dollar at a rate of 5 Argentine pesos to protest against the lack of freedom, such as the right to freely dispose of their own money, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Monday, May 28, 2012. Argentina is making it harder for people to buy U.S. dollars to pay for travel abroad. A new rule published Monday says anyone wanting to buy dollars for travel must first prove their money was obtained legally, and provide the tax agency with trip details including why, when and where they are traveling. President Cristina Fernandez is cracking down to keep hard currency from flowing out of Argentina, which needs the dollars to maintain its central bank reserves …

…Con el objetivo de defender la libre disposición del dinero de la gente, el Partido Liberal Libertario realizó una protesta insólita. En el microcentro porteño vendieron dólares a 5 pesos. “Es una vergüenza que ningún partido con representación parlamentaria defienda los derechos de la libertad económica de los trabajadores”, expresó Gonzalo Blousson, titular del espacio

 

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