Remembering Argentina’s economic crisis 20 years later
Joel Richards

Twenty years have passed since the economic and social crisis of 2001 in Argentina, and today the country is again in talks with the IMF about its inability to repay a $44 billion loan.

During the crash, thousands lost their life savings and the country saw five presidents in two weeks. In the years that followed, poverty spiked to 50 percent and unemployment reached 25 percent. 

Photojournalist Enrique Garcia Medina recalls the life-changing events and how he was shot by police while photographing protests.

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