Argentina cancels renewal of 5 thousand public contracts and will review one million social plans – El Sol de México

He government of Argentina will not renew around 5 thousand public contracts next year and will review more than a million social plans to detect irregularities, as reported this Tuesday by the presidential spokesperson, Manuel Adorni.

Adorni also announced that the public contracts Those registered in 2023 that end on December 31 will not be renewed in 2024, while the rest will enter a ninety-day review process.

At a press conference at Pink Housethe spokesperson specified that this measure will affect all temporary employees of the federal Administration and those of various public entities in Argentina, and that only those who will be excluded will be excluded. workers of state companies and societies.

Regarding social plans, the Argentine executive will begin the audit of more than one million social plans and predicts, based on the calculations of judicial investigations, that 160 thousand beneficiaries They could be receiving this aid in an “irregular” manner.

According to the spokesmanthese plans would have a total value of 10 billion Argentine pesos (12.45 million dollars).

“Argentines should not be responsible for this money,” Adorni emphasized.

The objective of government Argentina’s goal is to “make the system transparent, make sure that those who need it get paid and that (the social plans) stop functioning as a business for intermediaries and heads of social organizations”.

Precisely, a part of these social and union organizations manifested itself last Wednesday in Buenos Airescoinciding with the 22nd anniversary of the protests of December 2001, which in the economic sphere led to the so-called banking ‘corralito’, and in the political sphere led to the resignation of the radical president Fernando de la Rúa (1999-2001).

In the mobilizations last week did not participate General Confederation of Labor (CGT)the powerful and majority federation of Argentine unions, with a Peronist orientation.

Cegetista leaders and sympathizers are expected to mobilize tomorrow in Buenos Aires in protest of the decree of necessity and urgency signed last week by President Javier Milei, pending approval by the Argentine chambers and which entails the practical deregulation of the country’s entire economy.

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