A new day of social discontent was recorded this Tuesday in Asunsin, the capital of Paraguay, where Hundreds of people from various trade unions rallied against the government and refused to break promises The executive branch approved it last March, when the entire country took to the streets to demand the resignation of President Mario Abdo Bentz.
Source: (Russia Today)
Farm workers, doctors, teachers and truck drivers walked together on the downtown streets, in the heart of the capital, to demand a government method They adhere to the agreements obtained two months ago, when they promised to improve the living conditions of residents and trade unions across the country.
Professors are demanding an adjustment in the salary scale, as are doctors, who are also requesting an adjustment in working hours and compensation for delays in doctors’ salaries. For their part, farmers are demanding an injection of more than $15 million to restore their crops and revitalize the country’s agricultural sector. Paraguay.
Now, today’s moves are added to the general strike of heavy freight carriers that have been stationed since last week on La Costanera Street, in the heart of Paraguay’s capital, as they demand approval of a controversial shipping law, which sets decent prices and profits for drivers.
One of the commitments made by the government Paraguay What has already been implemented is the increase in the country’s minimum wage, which last July increased by 4.4%. Now, the average day’s wage falls at 88,051 guaran, which is equivalent to $12.74 per day; While the monthly was 2,289,324 guaran, or about $331 per month.
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