The striking agricultural sector indicated March 27 that it will continue its protest, but is open to talks to stop the strike.
Argentine President Cristina Kirchner, due to make a public speech March 27, is expected to address the ongoing agricultural strike. Kirchner has indicated that she will not give into the sector’s demands.
Argentine Economy Minister Martin Lousteau defended the newly imposed agricultural export tax March 26 that has sparked a large scale strike.
Argentine Economy Minister Martin Lousteau denied again March 26 that he is resigning his post. Rumors of his resignation have circulated for more than a month.