I was rudely awoken at around 1pm the other day by kids chanting "Queremos Gas, Queremos Gas" ("We want gas, we want gas"). I grumpily got out of bed to check out what was going on and was met by the somewhat bizarre site of a bunch of 8-9 year olds on strike.
Apparently the heating at the local school had broken down a couple of weeks ago and the government had done nothing about it. (There have been a couple of pretty cold spells recently). In my time here I've seen dozens of protests about all sorts of stuff, but nothing quite like this.
The result of course, is a cacophony of car horns for the next hour as your typical impatient Argy driver vents his frustration at having to wait in traffic for 5 mins.
Just another typical day in Buenos Aires.
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