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Demonstrators carry flower crowns during a symbolic funeral for their wages in Buenos Aires.

REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian

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317: Argentine workers held Friday a mock funeral procession for the "death" of the living wage in the country, where sky-high inflation is wiping out purchasing power. The minimum wage of $317 a month now covers less than half the cost of a basic food basket for a family of four.

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