Debt Assembly mobilizes against IMF and ongoing Debt negotiations
Buenos Aires, 14/10/2020 - As G20 Finance Ministers gathered virtually to once again decide to continue "business as usual", popular movements and organizations in 5 Argentine cities took to the streets - with COVID19 prevention measures in place - to express their repudiation of ongoing negotiations and a new agreement between Argentina and the IMF. Mobilizations took place in the capital city of Buenos Aires, outside local IMF offices, and in Córdoba, Jujuy, Rosario and Tucumán. "IMF Out! Enough of the Fund´s Austerity and "Structural Reforms" and "The Debt is with the People and Nature, not the IMF or the lenders" were the principal calls behind the mobilizations.
Dialogue 2000 also participated in various actions as part of the Jubilee South/Americas network, one of the early conveners of the Global Week of Action. On Monday, October 12th, Beverly spoke on the situation of the debt regionally, during the online Forum and Launch of the video clip "Enough of Eternal Debts!". Nora Cortiñas, Mother of May Square-Founders´ Line and another Dialogue 2000 activist, shared her testimony during the opening round of the online Assembly of Creditor Peoples, organized by JS/Américas.