Monday
December 22, 2014

The Subte and Premetro Workers Association (AGTSyP) have confirmed rolling strike action on the capital's subway lines for tomorrow, starting at 5 am.

PRO’s presidential pre-candidate Mauricio Macri said that his party “will continue to reflect” on who will join him in the presidential ticket ahead of next year’s PASO open primary elections.

Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich confirmed that the government plans to extend the tax amnesty law to whitewash undeclared cash –for the sitxth time-. He also denied any that the real-estate market had been affected “by the impossibility of operating in US dollars.”

New York City's police commissioner urged an easing of tensions after some in his force, responding to the fatal shooting of two officers, accused Mayor Bill de Blasio of being insufficiently supportive of police.

• Officers' slaying puts pressure on mayor

The informal rate of the US currency climbed eight cents to 13.18 pesos, while the blue-chip swap rate advanced 32 cents to 11.56 pesos in the beggining of the week.

The government has authorized an average 15% raise on domestic flights ticket -the third of the year- as it was published today in the Official Gazette. The new tariffs will become effective tomorrow.

Cristina de Borbon, sister of Spain's King Felipe VI, will stand trial on charges of tax fraud, the first Spanish royal to face prosecution in court.

By Eric Weil

Soccer — CLub World Cup

A dignified defeat for San Lorenzo?

By Dan Edwards
Herald Staff

• Club World Cup still a hit outside Europe



By Ignacio Portes

4G technology to surf the Web through mobile phones will be available in the country starting today, after Movistar activated its first bases for the service in downtown Buenos Aires.

• An ambitious, five-year plan

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In praise of pragmatism

Andrés Federman

In praise of pragmatism

Same old story, River Plate?

Eric Weil / Sportsworld

Same old story, River Plate?

Dealing with Cuba

James Neilson / As I See it

Dealing with Cuba




• World Trade

Navigation Centre warns Resolution 1108 is affecting export cargoes

• On Sunday

Calling for a fresh start


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