The authorities of Bariloche removed suspended mayor Omar Goye from office after conducting a local referendum in which people had to vote in favor or against his removal after he was accused of being involved in the incidents and looting that took place in the city last December.
Four hundred Border Guards were deployed to Bariloche, in Río Negro province, following the violent looting that took place in several local supermarkets yesterday.
The four hundred Border Guard officers, deployed by the government yesterday, arrived to Bariloche today to enforce police control after yesterday's violent supermarket looting incidents, which saw more than 33 people injured.
Bariloche Mayor Omar Goye was suspended from his position today by the City council, being held responsible for the supermarket lootings that took place on December 20 last year.
After participating in the Tedeum religious ceremony, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner gave a live televised speech in the city of San Carlos de Bariloche in the mark of the May Revolution celebrations.
Citizens and opposition parties' activists marched in the main cities of the country to show their discontent to the government in the midst of the protest denominated "8N."
It is one of the best news that Bariloche received ever since the spewing of volcanic ash cloud from Chilean volcano Puyehue began in June: the city’s airport will receive its first direct flight, in time to improve the summer tourist activity and to analyze the Winter season with optimism.
Flights that were scheduled to head to San Carlos de Bariloche today were cancelled once more due to the presence of volcanic ashes.
The Aerolíneas Argentinas flight that departed from Aeroparque metropolitan airport landed in the Bariloche airport where visibility conditions improved, sources said. The airport had been shut down on Monday as the volcanic ash cloud returned.
After months of inconveniences and troubles caused by the Chilean Puyehue volcano eruption, an airplane finally touched down on the Bariloche runway today. The airport hasn’t received domestic flights since June 4.
Bariloche's mayor candidate for the Victory Front (FPV), Omar Goye, announced he has won the municipal election and will take office on December 10.
The situation in both the Ezeiza and Aeroparque airports was slowly going back to normal after two days in which many domestic and international flights had to be cancelled due to the return of a thick ash cloud coming from the Puyehue volcano.
The Civic Defense Municipal Board reported that the airport of San Carlos de Bariloche will remain closed until June 30 due to the volcano ash spewed by the Puyehue.
After going through a terrible ordeal in the last couple of weeks due to the Puyehue volcanic eruption, residents in the tourist town of Bariloche, in Patagonia, remained cautiously optimistic as they welcomed the first snow of the season this morning.
Two cross-country skiers that were missing after being caught in an avalanche in a mountain in Bariloche were found unharmed by a rescue team, sources said.
The remains of the 22 bodies of the people that died in the Sol airline plane crash on Wednesday arrived at the Buenos Aires morgue and forensic experts began to work on them. Meanwhile, the victims’s relatives were drawn blood to carry out DNA tests to begin the identification process.
The city of Bariloche was covered by a dense ash cloud that originated after the Puyehue volcano suddenly erupted in Chile.
International flights out of Ezeiza airport were resumed last night, while southbound domestic flights out of Jorge Newbery metropolitan airport remained cancelled. Bariloche and smaller southern towns suffered power cuts, and remained on alert as experts predicted continued ash fall.