Argentina's economy has shrunk more than two percent over the last year. The country's inflation rate is about 40 percent. Now people are stepping up against the economic policies of President Macri.
Hundreds of thousands of Argentines had campaigned to completely decriminalize abortion in the predominantly Catholic country. Abortion is currently allowed if a woman has been raped or her health is at risk.
Inflation has hit 25 percent, the Argentine peso has lost about 20 percent of its value against the US dollar, and the federal budget is in deficit. The government hopes the IMF loan will get the country back on track.
Argentina were set to play in Jerusalem ahead of the World Cup in Russia. But the game has been called off after a top Palestinian soccer official called on Arabs to burn Messi posters if Saturday's match went ahead.
They have spent hours on multiple planes just to get to Russia. But the long journey and huge costs have certainly not dampened the spirits of hundreds of fans from South and Central America.
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