President Alberto Fernandez blamed this Monday at noon those who buy dollars to travel and legally transfer foreign currency abroad for the increase in the dollar.
During a ceremony at the Casa Rosada Bicentennial Museum, the president argued that Argentina is not only “a place where tourists buy dollars to travel and make the dollar rise bluenor the place where some speculators with the CCL make the dollar rise and we are all uneasy ”.
Alberto Fernández thus aimed against those two segments and recalled that “Argentina is also this, the one that produces, the one that invests, the one that works, the one that generates employment, the one that educates, the one that heals, all of that is Argentina. Let’s not forget, we have a formidable homeland.”
During today’s session and after four consecutive rises, which took the free dollar to historical maximum prices last Friday, the ticket subtracts four pesos this Monday, to be offered at 289 pesos. The free dollar maintains a rise of 51 pesos or 21.4% so far in July.
Likewise, Fernández acknowledged that the country is going through “complex moments” and that it is necessary to “adjust some numbers in the public accounts”, but he stressed that this will not be done at the cost of stopping public works. “Argentines need roads and homes”emphasized.
The president considered that Argentina is also the country where the work of the Néstor Kirchner gas pipeline “will allow us to take our gas from Vaca Muerta to the center of Buenos Aires, and from there to be able to distribute it throughout the country, and stop importing gas.” .
In this sense, Fernández affirmed that his management is that of a “present State that does not leave what the State must do in private hands”, when criticizing the development of works with the PPT (Public-Private Participation) system that he implemented. Macri’s government. While he pondered that “Public works are a great engine to generate work”when presenting the work plan “Argentina Grande”.
“Every day they want to make us feel that we are in the worst of all worlds”, he sentenced and emphasized: “We are not all the same, we are different, and thank God that we are”, pointed out the president against the opposition.
In this sense, the President maintained that “the same ones who caused the depression”, due to the situation in the country and the outbreak of the pandemic, “come to tell us how depressed we are”, and added that “others do it by speculating, putting us at the permanent limit.
“In this state of confusion, some repeat the phrase that politics is all the same, and we are not all the same”, he reiterated.
Together with the Chief of Staff, Juan Manzur, and the Minister of Public Works, Gabriel Katopodis, Fernández announced seven of the 120 strategic works of “Argentina Grande, the Plan of Public Works for the Development of the Nation” that already has 5,000 works in progress. execution.
The governors of Buenos Aires, Axel Kicillo; from Tucuman, osvaldo jaldo; from Santiago del Estero, Gerardo Zamora; from Mendoza, Rodolfo Suarez; from Neuquen, Omar Gutierrez; from Chaco, Jorge Captainich; from Catamarca, Raul Jalil; and from Salta, Gustavo Saenz.