The national government announced that it will grant extraordinary bonuses of $18,000 and $12,000 to informal workers, monotax workers and workers in private homes, retirees and pensioners.

The $18,000 bonus will be given in two installments, two bonuses of 9,000 pesos will be paid in May and June to workers without formal income, workers in private homes and monotax workers in categories A and B, between 18 and 65 years old.

In the case of the $12,000 bonus for retirees and pensioners, the payment will be made in a single installment in May for those who receive a credit of up to $65,260. This amount will be added to the $6,000 bonus that is being paid to those who receive up to a minimum amount ($32,630), so it will also total $18,000.

This income measure is added to the previously implemented policies of a 50% increase in the Food Card, increase in allocations and advance of the parity.