The only consistent thing in Argentina is inconsistency. I wonder if this means refunds or credits in the next billing period?nikad said:
Absolutely - we were all getting a bit tired of critizising the government for the reduction in subsidies - now we can critizise the government for being irresponsible with public finances instead.nikad said:
There are several reasons for this, which all have the same basis: Mentality aka lack of civismo.Joe said:Did they really expect price increases of up to 400 percent to go through? What idiots... The same mistake has been made by countless governments, e.g. Indonesia reducing gasoline subsidies cause massive rioting. Why not take a gradual approach and phase out subsidies over 5 to 10 years?
That must explain it, other democratic countries don't have electionsJohn.St said:There are several reasons for this, which all have the same basis: Mentality aka lack of civismo.
Long time planning in Argentina is impossible, the metronome election (click-clack-click-clack) - as a protest - of representatives from the opposite party - any opposite party - so no government can sail a straight course for any extended period of time - election and mid-term every two years - thus ensuring that chaos will prevail.