Argentine president gets to feel first-hand the rage of citizens protesting unwanted mining and forest fires

According to the Clarin newspaper, demonstrators vented their frustration about mining projects in Chubut province being pushed forward by the local governor.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Argentine left-wing President Alberto Fernandez had been visiting a region in Patagonia devastated by forest fires when a mob protesting mining projects surrounded his entourage.

A crowd of demonstrators accosted Argentinian President Alberto Fernández Saturday, March 13th, as he left a community center in the town of Lago Puelo in southern Patagonia, local media reported.

The demonstrators were able to surround the president's bus, with television footage showing some people throwing themselves on the hood, kicking the sides and pelting the vehicle with rocks that broke windows.

The bus and other vehicles in . . .

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