May 28, 2015
Results for: buenos aires province
  • 27/05/2015 | Argentina

    Insaurralde steps down from BA governor race

    Lomas de Zamora mayor Martín Insaurralde has confirmed that he is withdrawing his candidacy to be the next governor of Buenos Aires province, as he plans to seek re-election to his district.

  • 14/05/2015 | Argentina

    Mussi steps down from BA province race

  • 31/03/2015 | Argentina

    Scioli backs Máximo Kirchner, calls media reports 'defamatory'

    Buenos Aires province Governor Daniel Scioli has expressed his support to Máximo Kirchner following media reports that alluded to the president’s son holding secret bank accounts in the United States and the Cayman Islands.

  • 04/04/2015 | Argentina

    Malvinas espionage: Scioli condemns British 'violation' of Argentina's rights, private affairs

    Buenos Aires province Governor Daniel Scioli questioned British espionage on Argentine authorities and military officials over the Malvinas Islands sovereignty dispute, considering the case “serious.”

  • 21/03/2015 | Argentina

    'Scioli always next to the President, the people'

    Chief of staff of the Buenos Aires province government Alberto Pérez has said the priority of Daniel Scioli is “employment” and that the governor of Argentina’s key electoral district has “always” proved to support President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner.

  • 14/01/2015 | Argentina

    Scioli renews anti-confrontation calls

  • 08/12/2014 | Argentina

    Baradel defiant ahead of teachers' salary negotiations

    The head of the Suteba teachers' union Roberto Baradel has promised to examine in depth the issue of his affiliates' salaries, as BA province authorities open early discussions with the sector over new wage hikes.

  • 04/11/2014 | Argentina

    Gov’t announces economic assistance for flood victims

    In a press conference for the Economy Ministry, Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich, Economy Minister Axel Kicillof and ANSES pension funds head, Diego Bossio unveiled a series of subsidies today aimed for people who were damaged by this weekend’s floods.

  • 08/11/2014 | Argentina

    Bossio 'clearly wants' to be BA province governor

    “I clearly want to be governor," Bossio said giving some details about the plans he would introduce if elected to lead Argentina’s most populated province.

  • 28/10/2014 | Argentina

    'Keeping a foreigner who commits a crime in the country is insane'

    Buenos Aires province Security Minister Alejandro Granados has joined the debate over the Criminal Procedural Code bill saying it is “insane” to keep foreigners who commit a crime in the country.

  • 29/10/2014 | Argentina

    Bragado 'lashed' by severe weather

    One of the most affected areas by the heavy storm and winds that have been registered since yesterday's night has been the city of Bragado in the province of Buenos Aires, firefighters in the area reported.

  • 04/11/2014 | Argentina

    Death toll in BA province flooding rises to three

    A young man has become the third victim of the heavy rains and flooding that have slashed the province of Buenos Aires over the past days, the provincial Emergency Sanitary Board has confirmed.

  • 20/08/2014 | Argentina

    Scioli supports debt payment bill, says VFs 'ravaged' Argentina

    Buenos Aires province Governor Daniel Scioli has called for “gretaness” of all political sectors to debate the government-sponsored project that aims at removing the Bank of New York Mellon as agent payment, in a move to guarantee future payments to Argentina’s bondholders that agreed to enter the country’s 2005 and 2010 restructurings.

  • 02/09/2014 | Argentina

    Berni says he is no candidate to BA governor office

    National Security Secretary Sergio Berni considered there are “more prepared” people within the ruling Victory Front party than him to fight for the Buenos Aires province governor office next year saying he was a “candidate to nothing.”

  • 16/10/2014 | Argentina

    Scioli confident about 'positive outcome' in vulture funds dispute

    Buenos Aires province Governor Daniel Scioli has expressed his confidence that Argentina’s legal battle against “vulture funds” will reach a “positive outcome” by the beginning of 2015, leading to growth in the country.

  • 19/06/2014 | Argentina

    Scioli 'confident' vulture funds' conflict 'will turn out fine'

    Buenos Aires province Governor Daniel Scioli expressed his confidence about reaching a way out to a 1.3 billion dollar dispute that could plunge Argentina into default again. Scioli called to “communicate confidence to people that this will turn out fine.”

  • 20/06/2014 | Argentina

    Scioli: President will 'resolve' vulture funds conflict

    That he “trusts” in President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner who with her “intelligence” will defend the “general interest” is what Daniel Scioli said today, probably the firmest public message the governor of the province of Buenos Aires delivered this week regarding Argentina’s bond fight with vulture funds.

  • 26/06/2014 | Argentina

    Social organizations block Puerredón Bridge on Avellaneda Massacre 12th anniversary

    Demonstrators were blocking this morning the Pueyrredón Bridge that connects the City of Buenos Aires with the BA province locality of Avellaneda, following a vigil to mark a new anniversary of the murder of Maximiliano Kosteki and Darío Santillán.

  • 29/05/2014 | Argentina

    Scioli: Getting out of red 'creates extraordinary future projection'

    BA province Governor Daniel Scioli has positively echoed the news about the Paris Club deal affirming the accord will help to bum up the already “growing interests of investors” in Argentina, a mainstay for productive and infrastructure development.

  • 10/06/2014 | Argentina

    Gestamp workers block Corrientes and Callao crossroad

    A group of workers from the Gestamp company blocked the intersection of the Corrientes and Callao Avenues this morning, prompting traffich chaos in one of the most congested areas in Buenos Aires City.

  • 13/06/2014 | Argentina

    'If Scioli wins primaries, he will be FpV's candidate'

    Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich ratified his comments on Daniel Scioli who took part this week in a meeting organized by the media group Clarín – birds of a feather flock together, he had said. Still, he considered that if the Buenos Aires province Governor wins next year’s primaries then he will be “without a doubt” the candidate of the ruling Victory Front (FpV).

  • 29/04/2014 | Argentina

    BA Security Minister supports referendum on military service

    Statements by the Buenos Aires province Security Minister have reheated the debate over Argentina’s military service. Alejandro Granados has expressed his support of a “popular referendum” on the matter.

  • 06/05/2014 | Argentina

    Argentina's polio immunization coverage 'satisfactory'

    Following an alert issued by the World Health Organization on Monday over the international spread of wild poliovirus, the Buenos Aires province Health Assistance Director Luis Crovetto brought calm to society here saying Argentina had "satisfactory immunization coverage” against the disease.

  • 21/05/2014 | Argentina

    'Trial by jury strengthens democracy'

    Governor Daniel Scioli considered the trial-by-jury system that came into force today in the province of Buenos Aires is “the base of the democratic concept of justice.”

  • 05/04/2014 | Argentina

    Scioli declares security emergency in Buenos Aires province

    Daniel Scioli held a press conference in the City of La Plata to declare a 12-month security emergency in Argentina’s most populated province. "This is a fight to defend the most sacred, life," the BA province governor said and called “all political forces” to coordinate efforts in the battle against crime.

  • 25/04/2014 | Argentina

    Granados: crime in BA province is a 'sensitive, worrying matter'

    Buenos Aires province Security Minister Alejandro Granados has ratified the decision made by Governor Daniel Scioli to decree the security emergency in Argentina’s most populated district. Crime is a "problem," the official said.

  • 29/04/2014 | Argentina

    Autopsy reveals Naira died of 'severe traumatic brain injury'

    A “severe traumatic brain injury” has been confirmed as the death cause in the Naira Cofreces case, the 17-year-old who was beaten to death by school mates in the Buenos Aires province locality of Junín.

  • 29/03/2014 | Argentina

    BA teachers formally accept wage offer

    Good news is 3.5 million students will be able to start the school year in BA province on Monday 31. The 17-day salary conflict ended today when 92 percent of teachers’ assemblies decided to okay the wage offer introduced by the Daniel Scioli administration to unions during an emergency meeting yesterday.

  • 29/03/2014 | Argentina

    BA Governor Scioli says 'missed school days should be made up for'

    Governor Daniel Scioli said the wage conflict that affected the Buenos Aires province for 17 days has been settled through “strength and commitment.”

  • 01/04/2014 | Argentina

    'If students miss class, protest serves nothing'

    Following the salary agreement reached with public teachers, Education Minister Alberto Sileoni showed himself in favour of discussing a legislation to control strike actions by teachers' unions and prevent students from missing classes.

  • 27/03/2014 | Argentina

    BA teachers announce 'torch' rally as wage conflict reaches deadlock

    Following yesterday’s news that Buenos Aires province teachers will continue to strike till the Daniel Scioli administration “improves” the 30.9-percent salary offer, head of the Suteba education union Roberto Baradel announced a torch rally for Sunday.

  • 27/03/2014 | Argentina

    BA province government calls teachers for talks in 'new effort'

    The Daniel Scioli administration is determined to make a “new effort” to settle the 16-day dispute with Buenos Aires province teachers and call unions today for a new meetinng, Scioli’s Cabinet Chief Albero Pérez has announced.

  • 28/03/2014 | Argentina

    BA teachers to consider 'improved' wage offer

    Unions said the government “has improved” its offer, taking now the initial salary to 5,000 pesos. Still, the wage conflict has not yet been completely settled since the proposal will be submitted to teachers who will then express their final say on whether to accept or reject the offer. Furthermore, the Udocba union warned workers will continue to strike “indefinitely.”

  • 20/03/2014 | Argentina

    Teachers resume strike after salary talks fail with BA Province

    Wage negotiations between the Buenos Aires government and representatives of teaching unions in the province have once again broken down, meaning that a strike that has suspended the start of classes for the last 12 days will continue.

  • 26/03/2014 | Argentina

    Strike to continue as teachers, Gov't fail to reach agreement

    Representatives of the Buenos Aires provincial government failed to reach agreement today with striking teachers' unions, who according to UDOCBA leader Miguel Díaz will continue industrial action that today reached its 15th consecutive day.

  • 27/03/2014 | Argentina

    Gov't, national education unions to resume wage talks on April 1

    With Buenos Aires province public teachers continuing their strike action “indefinitely,” the federal government met today with national education unions in a new round of talks to set the salary floor for the sector’s workers. However, negotiations have been rescheduled for Tuesday 1.

  • 15/03/2014 | Argentina

    Security measures announced after bus driver's murder, strike

    Buenos Aires province Security Minister Alejandro Granados and representatives of the UTA transport union have agreed on anti-crime measures, following yesterday’s walkout fueled by the murder of a 22-year-old bus driver.

  • 15/03/2014 | Argentina

    Mariotto warns teachers strike not such a 'noble' protest action

    Governor Daniel Scioli’s second-in-command has renewed his condemnation of the ongoing conflict with teachers affecting millions of students in the province of Buenos Aires. As he ratified his determination to promote a bill to control protest actions in the education sector, Gabriel Marotto considered the current strike “not such a noble” practice.

  • 19/03/2014 | Argentina

    BA province teachers under pressure to end 11-day strike

    The Buenos Aires province Ombudsman’s office has called provincial authorities and education unions to a conciliation hearing on Thursday, amid a salary conflict that has hit day 11 leaving around 3.2 million students without classes.

  • 07/03/2014 | Argentina

    BA province gov't sets new wage meeting with teachers

    Buenos Aires province Cabinet Chief Alberto Pérez has instructed the Labour Ministry to call unionized teachers to the negotiating table on Tuesday 11, in a move to de-escalate the salary conflict hitting Argentina’s most populated district.

  • 11/03/2014 | Argentina

    BA teachers renew 35 % hike demand ahead of new wage talks

    The head of the SUTEBA union Roberto Baradel has confirmed teachers will attend today’s new round of talks with Buenos Aires province authorities but warned their strike action – affecting more than four million students -, will continue if the government’s wage offer does not meet their demand for a 35-percent-hike.

  • 12/03/2014 | Argentina

    Government urges striking teachers to 'respect education'

    The cabinet chief has sent a clear message to unionized teachers. “Discerning involves the compliance of duties as well,” Jorge Capitanich said following yesterday’s failure in salary talks in which Buenos Aires province teachers rejected a 30.9-percent wage hike, vowing to continue with a walkout that has left more than 4 million students without classes since last week.

  • 04/03/2014 | Argentina

    BA province teachers unions reject Gov’t salary offer, confirm 3-day strike

    The Buenos Aires province teachers unions gathered in the Frente Gremial de la Provincia rejected the 25.5 percent salary hike offered by Daniel Scioli’s administration and confirmed a 3-day strike starting tomorrow.

  • 06/03/2014 | Argentina

    BA province teachers dismiss conciliation order, ratify strike

    Buenos Aires province education unions have said they will stick to their action plan defying the provincial Labour Ministry’s conciliation order to stop the protest while salary negotiations continue.

  • 07/03/2014 | Argentina

    BA province teachers threaten to strike 'indefinitely'

    Buenos Aires province unionized teachers have vowed to strike “indefinitely’ if the Daniel Scioli administration does not improve the 25.5-percent salary hike offer.

  • 22/02/2014 | Argentina

    Scioli: 'In 2015, we will triumph if united'

    Buenos Aires province Governor Daniel Scioli showed confidence in the country’s economic path questioning sectors that "thought" the Kirchnerite government "would run out of (Central Bank) reserves."

  • 27/02/2014 | Argentina

    Government, Scioli to discuss withdrawal of Gendarmerie in BA province

    Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich has confirmed a meeting with BA province Governor Daniel Scioli for next week to discuss the deployment of gendarmes in Argentina’s most populated district and the incorporation of police officers into the provincial security forces.

  • 28/02/2014 | Argentina

    Granados confirms withdrawal of gendarmes in BA province

    Buenos Aires province Security Minister Alejandro Granados confirmed the withdrawal of gendarmes in the district commanded by Governor Daniel Scioli, to be replaced now by police officers who had been deployed to coastal cities during the summer.

  • 13/12/2013 | Argentina

    BA province situation under control, Granados

    Buenos Aires province Security Minister Alejandro Granados affirmed today the situation in Argentina’s most populated province is under control following the wave of lootings and social tensions drawn by a police strike over salary hike demands that took place in several areas across the city.

  • 19/02/2014 | Argentina

    Teachers salary talks to start on Friday 21

    As unionized teachers threaten to paralyze the beginning of classes in the province of Buenos Aires, the cabinet chief confirmed collective bargaining negotiations with the sector for Friday 21. “The state is not the employer,” Jorge Capitanich warned.

  • 20/02/2014 | Argentina

    Gov't warns of 'unilateral' salary offer in teachers' wage talks

    The Kirchnerite administration has “dialogue” expectations over Friday’s wage talks with teachers’ unions but Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich warned the federal government could make a “unilateral proposal” if there is no agreement.

  • 19/11/2013 | Argentina

    Cabinet shake-up aims at 'market-state balance'

    For Buenos Aires province governor Daniel Scioli, the cabinet reshuffle announced the same day CFK returned to public office aims at “finding a balance between market and state.”

  • 28/11/2013 | Argentina

    BA budget approved by Senate following accord with Massa

    The Buenos Aires Senate today approved the 2014 budget for the provincial government, sending the project to the Lower House, after governor Daniel Scioli reached an agreement with Renewal Front leader Sergio Massa on certain funding issues.

  • 05/12/2013 | Argentina

    BA province, federal gov't launch anti-looting operation

    As a new anniversary of Argentina’s tragic December 2001 nears and with Córdoba’s violent incidents still shocking society here, Buenos Aires province police and national security forces are “firmly working” to prevent any looting in the upcoming weeks, BA Security Minister Alejandro Granados confirmed today.

  • 06/11/2013 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires mayors back Scioli to lead Justicialist Party

    Members present at a meeting with governor Daniel Scioli assured that the ticket to preside the Council of the Justicialist Party in Buenos Aires province will be defined next Friday, during a reunion to take place in the intendancy of Tres de Febrero.

  • 08/11/2013 | Argentina

    Student opens fire in BA school, no injured

    A 16-year old student was reported to enter a Buenos Aires province high-school today carrying a gun and shooting four times into the air. According to the police, no one was injured.

  • 09/11/2013 | Argentina

    Scioli 'shares' Church drug-trafficking concerns

    After a statement by Catholic bishops warning about the “drama of drug trafficking,” Buenos Aires province governor Daniel Scioli said he “shared” the “Church’s concerns” over a problem he called a “scourge.”

  • 13/09/2013 | Argentina

    BA province new Security, Justice ministers take office

    Alejandro Granados and Ricardo Casal have officially assumed their posts as Buenos Aires province Ministers of Security and Justice respectively. Governor Daniel Scioli headed the swearing ceremony that took place at government house in the city of La Plata.

  • 20/09/2013 | Argentina

    BA province Supreme Court head denies Grassi talks with Pope

    Head of the Buenos Aires province Supreme Court Héctor Negri was received by Pope Francis less than three weeks ago at the Vatican. Today he rejected versions alluding he had discussed the legal situation of priest Julio César Grassi with the pontiff.

  • 24/09/2013 | Argentina

    Granados to head Provincial Security Council

    Recently appointed BA province Security Minister Alejandro Granados will be heading this afternoon the Provincial Security Council. The creation of municipal police will be among the main axis of the debate.

  • 30/08/2013 | Argentina

    'Inflation is everybody's responsibility, Gov't must control it' - Insaurralde

    Lomas de Zamora Mayor running for Parliament in October’s legislative elections Martín Insaurralde referred to one of the issues that worry Argentineans the most: inflation. “It is a common responsibility and the government must control it,” he said.

  • 05/09/2013 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires Governor Daniel Scioli announces Cabinet changes

    Buenos Aires Governor Daniel Scioli announced that the province will have separate ministers for Security and Justice, giving the former position to Ezeiza mayor Alejandro Granados.

  • 06/09/2013 | Argentina

    Granados readies efforts to battle crime in BA province

    Newly appointed Buenos Aires province Minister of Security Alejandro Granados said he will “rapidly put police in state of alert and action” to battle crime, an increasing worrying issue among society..

  • 06/06/2013 | Argentina

    BA province gov't, teachers settle salary conflict

    Buenos Aires province unionized teachers discussed the new salary offer made by the Daniel Scioli administration earlier this week. After a 12-day strike conflict, the Education Workers Union (SUTEBA) headed by Roberto Baradel has already accepted the proposal.

  • 12/07/2013 | Argentina

    'I am the same I've always been,' Scioli

    Amid rhetorical crossfire between Kirchnerites and Sergio Massa’s candidates, BA province Daniel Scioli ratified his -so many times questioned- loyalty towards the national government affirming he is part of the project initiated in 2003 by Néstor Kirchner. “I am the same I’ve always been,” he said.

  • 23/08/2013 | Argentina

    Pérez blasts Massa's 'opportunism,' 'fleeting candidacy'

    With Buenos Aires province governor Daniel Scioli carrying upon his shoulders the campaign ahead of October’s legislative elections, his cabinet chief Alberto Pérez blasted opposition rival Sergio Massa.

  • 30/05/2013 | Argentina

    BA Province teachers to end 96-hour strike, tell Scioli to reopen salary negotiations

    Buenos Aires province unionized teachers were striking today for the forth time this week in an escalating salary row with the Daniel Scioli administration.

  • 30/05/2013 | Argentina

    Scioli rejects teachers' salary demands based on 'low inflationary expectations'

    Buenos Aires province unionized teachers are not destabilizing a government but families, Governor Daniel Scioli affirmed as he questioned the 96-hour walkout leaving 4,700,000 million students without classes for the 12th time this year.

  • 04/06/2013 | Argentina

    BA province teachers to consider new salary offer

    The Buenos Aires province government offered teachers a new salary proposal that union representatives said "they would consider," after renewed negotiations in La Plata.

  • 23/04/2013 | Argentina

    BA Province teachers accept compulsory conciliation

    The FEB Buenos Aires province teachers' union accepted the compulsory conciliation issued by the provincial Labour ministry to settle the salary dispute, and suspended the 48-hour strike for this week.

  • 28/05/2013 | Argentina

    BA province teachers extend strike till Thursday

    Unionized teachers extended a strike for 48 hours and said the government of the Buenos Aires province had not called them to continue negotiations. Governo Scioli asked teachers unions to resume classes.

  • 29/05/2013 | Argentina

    BA province teachers consider further srikes for next week

    If Buenos Aires province government does not call teachers for salary negotiations, unions are likely to launch a new strike next week, head of the FEB Educators Federation Mirta Petrocini warned.

  • 06/04/2013 | Argentina

    BA province Gov't confirms death-toll at 51, one person missing

    BA province Security Minister Ricardo Casal has reconfirmed that death-toll following the tragic flooding in La Plata city stands at 51 victims and said that one person remains missing since Wednesday.

  • 06/04/2013 | Argentina

    Pope calls Scioli, expresses solidarity with flood victims

    Pope Francis has contacted Buenos Aires province Governor Daniel Scioli and expressed his solidarity to the victims of La Plata’s extraordinary flooding.

  • 11/04/2013 | Argentina

    Scioli sets legislative elections' date for October 27

    In tune with the national administration, Buenos Aires Province Governor Daniel Scioli decreed legislative elections for October 27 and set June 22 as the maximum deadline for candidates’ lists presentation.

  • 22/03/2013 | Argentina

    BA province teachers ratify position against Scioli's salary increase

    Head of SUTEBA Roberto Baradel, one of the main leaders of the Union Front that brings together Buenos Aires province teachers, held a press conference saying that governor Daniel Scioli “is losing a great opportunity” to call on a new meeting with unions and settle the education conflict.

  • 30/03/2013 | Argentina

    BA province teachers renew salary claims

    Secretary General of the Buenos Aires Teachers’ Union (UDOCBA in Spanish) Miguel Ángel Díaz renewed teachers' claims and demanded a “change of attitude” from Governor Daniel Scioli to resume salary talks .

  • 04/04/2013 | Argentina

    Floods kill 49 in La Plata; over 3,000 residents evacuated

    Flash floods killed at least 49 people and forced about 2,500 residents to evacuate the city of La Plata, capital of Buenos Aires province, government officials reported.

  • 13/03/2013 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires province teachers threaten more strike action

    The dispute between BA province teachers and the administration of Daniel Scioli seems far from de-escalation. SUTEBA Leader Roberto Baradel has announced that a new walkout could be expected next week if the provincial government doest not improve the salary offer.

  • 19/03/2013 | Argentina

    BA province teachers conflict reaches deadlock in negotiations

    Second day of teachers’ 48-hour walkout affecting almost 5 million children in the province of Buenos Aires continues as tensions between the government of Daniel Scioli and education unions escalate.

  • 20/03/2013 | Argentina

    BA province teachers' conflict: Baradel insists negotiations 'not closed'

    Head of SUTEBA Rodolfo Baradel ratified teachers’ action plan against BA province government and questioned Daniel Scioli’s decision to “unilaterally” close out salary negotiations.

  • 15/12/2012 | Argentina

    Scioli calls for 'union and collaboration' in mass rally

    Buenos Aires province governor Daniel Scioli held a massive ceremony at La Plata’s Unico stadium to close the year, in which he commended beneficiaries and workers of various social plans - including sports, employment and production - and called for "union and collaboration."

  • 21/12/2012 | Argentina

    Scioli assures legal action will be taken against organized looting

    Governor for Buenos Aires province, Daniel Scioli assured today that fair and legal action would be taken to control the “organized gangs” behind the looting of various shops and supermarkets across the province.

  • 28/11/2012 | Argentina

    Public hospitals in Buenos Aires province go on strike

    Staff from 77 public hospitals across Buenos Aires province, belonging to workers union CICOP, went on strike for two hours today demanding improved security at health centres.

  • 30/11/2012 | Argentina

    Larreta calls Scioli's waste ultimatum 'aggressive'

    Following the crossfire yesterday between Buenos Aires province governor Daniel Scioli and City Mayor Mauricio Macri over the rubbish dispute, City Cabinet Chief called the province’s response as “aggressive.”

  • 04/12/2012 | Argentina

    Macri promises to reduce amount of city waste sent to BA province deposits

    Daniel Scioli, Buenos Aires province governor and City Mayor Mauricio Macri reached an accord over the waste issue between the capital and the province today, with the City mayor agreeing to enforce the reduction of waste that is sent to the province’s deposits.

  • 20/08/2012 | Argentina

    'Education should never be cuts' target,' Deputy Domínguez

    The head of the Lower House of Congress, Julián Dominguez, assured that "education should never be part of the cuts," referring to the current situation of Buenos Aires province government that is applying the "fine tunning" in the education policies.

  • 24/08/2012 | Argentina

    Scioli: 'If there's a Constitution reform, I'll support CFK'

    Buenos Aires Governor Daniel Scioli ratified he is willing to support President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner if she is allowed to run for a new term in office, although he assured that he would like to run for president if a constitutional reform fails.

  • 12/10/2012 | Argentina

    Police officer shot in Almirante Brown dies

    A Buenos Aires province police officer died today after being gunned down yesterday in a faceoff with delinquent youths who were trying to rob a butchers in Almirante Brown, police officials informed.

  • 14/07/2012 | Argentina

    'Politics isn't about seeing to famous people,' Mariotto

    Buenos Aires province vice-governor Gabriel Mariotto, criticized Governor Daniel Scioli again today, stating that “politics is not about seeing to famous people and taking pictures with sportsmen.”

  • 09/08/2012 | Argentina

    BA province Education Minister against cuts, tenders resignation

    Buenos Aires province Education Director Silvina Gvirtz tendered her resignation after provincial Governor Daniel Scioli decided to lead an intervention in the area including budget cuts aimed to reduce substitute teachers personnel.

  • 11/07/2012 | Argentina

    At joint rally with Scioli, CFK stresses 'BA province is the most privileged'

    While attending a televised rally alongside Buenos Aires province Governor Daniel Scioli, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner highlighted how "Buenos Aires is the most privileged province in the country."

  • 13/07/2012 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires province civil servants to strike next week

    The Buenos Aires province chapter of the CTA labour grouping led by Pablo Micheli announced they will carry out a new 48-hour strike next week in the province, in further rejection of the midyear bonus payment in instalments by Daniel Scioli’s government.

  • 13/07/2012 | Argentina

    Judge urges Scioli to pay complete midyear bonus in 5 days

    Judge Luis Federico Arias ordered to suspend Buenos Aires province Governor Daniel Scioli's decree that settled the payment of the midyear bonus in four installments, and urged to pay it completely within the next five days.

  • 22/05/2012 | Argentina

    PJ party accepts Moyano's resignation, sets internal elections for March 2013

    The head of the Justicialist Party and Buenos Aires governor Daniel Scioli gave a press conference in which he announced a series of decisions made after the meeting of the Party’s National Council, such as picking next March 31st as the day to hold the internal elections.

  • 08/06/2012 | Argentina

    Gov't says transport meeting 'positive'

    The meeting between Interior Minister Florencio Randazzo, Buenos Aires Mayor Mauricio Macri and Buenos Aires Province Governor, Daniel Scioli finished just after midday, in which the plans for the makeup of the tripartite entity coordinating transport in the Metropolitan area were discussed.

  • 11/07/2012 | Argentina

    Strike, roadblocks begin in Buenos Aires province

    Teachers, court workers, health and administrative workers in the province of Buenos Aires began their promised 48-hour strike this morning with several roadblocks to protest the government’s payment of midyear bonuses in four installments.

  • 16/02/2012 | Argentina

    'Mariotto and I get along much better than what is publically perceived,' Scioli

    Buenos Aires province Governor Daniel Scioli admitted that his relationship with Vice-governor Gabriel Mariotto “seems tense” but stressed the fact that they get along much better than they seem to do.

  • 01/03/2012 | Argentina

    Scioli urges teacher unions 'to collaborate and make an effort'

    Buenos Aires province Governor Daniel Scioli called for “taking care of our achievements and join efforts to work for the growth of the province and the country” and asked for “collaboration and effort” of teacher unions “to guarantee the normal development of the school year,” in his speech during the opening of 2012’s Legislature sessions.

  • 28/04/2012 | Argentina

    BA Province Gov't authorises private school tuition hike

    The Buenos Aires Province government authorised tuition fee hikes in private schools, and said that they could be implemented as of May.

  • 22/12/2011 | Argentina

    Mariotto eases rumours of tension with Scioli

    Buenos Aires province Vice-Governor Gabriel Mariotto denied there is “tension” with the Governor Daniel Scioli, but “activism, debate and opinions.”

  • 11/01/2012 | Argentina

    Search continues for missing 13-year-old in BA Province

    Following a chain of child disappearances last year, the search for a missing 13-year-old girl continued today. Rocío Zarlenga was last seen on December 27 in Alejandro Korn town, Buenos Aires Province where she lives with her family.

  • 13/01/2012 | Argentina

    Murdered teacher's husband arrested in BA province

    Daniel Sfeir, husband of murdered teacher Silvia Prigent, was finally arrested by police officials at his home. San Isidro Judge Ricardo Costa finally issued the arrest of Sfeir for Prigent's murder after new evidence was uncovered regarding the case. The school teacher's body was found in a field last week by police.

  • 14/08/2011 | Argentina

    De Narváez affirms 'BA will be disputed between Scioli and us'

    The candidate of Social Development Union (UDESO) for Buenos Aires province governor, Francisco De Narváez, affirmed that “it’s clear that the province will be a dispute between Scioli and us.”

  • 13/10/2011 | Argentina

    'Austerity will be key in 2012,' Arlía says

    Buenos Aires province Economy Minister Alejandro Arlia said that the district “is getting ready for a 2012 in which austerity will be evident,” while visiting Ambito de debate TV show, Arlía also predicted that the President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s administration will have" the strongest political power seen since Juan Domingo Perón."

  • 20/10/2011 | Argentina

    'The best is yet to come,' Scioli says as he ends campaign

    Buenos Aires province governor Daniel Scioli closed his campaign with a rally held in the Greater Buenos Aires locality of Merlo, and assured that “the best time for Argentina is coming.” He also highlighted the fact that his administration ended with the notion that criminals enter through a door and leave through another one."

  • 24/06/2011 | Argentina

    'Pepe' Scioli, Bazze to head UDESO's lawmakers list in BA province

    The leaders of the Social Development Union party (UDESO), Ricardo Alfonsín and Francisco de Narváez, announced that José “Pepe” Scioli and the UCR’s Miguel Bazze will head the Senators and Lawmakers lists for Buenos Aires.

  • 24/06/2011 | Argentina

    CFK imposes Mariotto as Vice-Governor

    By Liliana Franco.- President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner is not willing to have another candidate for Buenos Aires province Vice-President but Gabriel Mariotto. Nevertheless, this does not mean that Daniel Scioli had confirmed what he accepts, sources from La Plata City said.

  • 11/08/2011 | Argentina

    'We have the responsibility to continue,' Scioli

    Buenos Aires province Governor and candidate Daniel Scioli held his final election campaign rally at the Lomas de Zamora National University along with his candidate for Vice-Governor Gabriel Mariotto, where he called for the continuity of the Kirchnerite model and “to keep on with the economic and social achievements.”

  • 03/02/2011 | Argentina

    One dead after failed plunder of derailed train in José Léon Suárez

    At least one person was killed and several others were injured after a gang tried to plunder a derailed freight train and clashed with the police in the José León Suárez district, Buenos Aires province. Unrest is beginning to grow in the area, as residents protest in front of the local police station.

  • 04/05/2011 | Argentina

    Lorry drivers' lift blockades, abide mandatory conciliation order

    Lorry drivers led by Hugo and Pablo Moyano's union abided by the mandatory conciliation  issued by the Labour Ministry and lifted the blockades they had staged in petrol companies along Buenos Aires province. They demand an extra bonus for carrying dangerous loads. However, they warned that if theu don't reach an agreement, "they will freeze the entire country."

  • 10/05/2011 | Argentina

    Das Neves released from hospital after suffering from a 'laryngeal spasm'

    Chubut Governor Mario Das Neves was released from Santa Teresita de Rawson Hospital and given the ‘all clear’ by doctors. He had been hospitalized for a few hours with a ‘laryngeal spasm,’ Health Secretary for Buenos Aires Province, Ignacio Hernández informed.

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