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  • 14/12/2015 | Argentina

    Salta: Bus crash leaves 43 border patrol officers dead

    A bus carrying border patrol officers blew a tire and tumbled from a bridge into a dry river bed in the northern province of Salta on Monday, killing 43 and injuring eight, authorities said.

  • 31/03/2016 | Argentina

    Government announces hikes in public transport fares

    Transport Minister Guillermo Dietrich announced hikes in bus and train services in the Metropolitan Area, questioning the “many inequities in the system” and announced a social tariff of 2.70 pesos (bus) and 0.90 pesos and 1.80 pesos (train).

  • 15/07/2014 | Argentina

    Capitanich urges business leaders to agree with UTA to prevent strike

    To prevent the indefinite strike announced by UTA transport worker’s union for the beggining of winter holidays on Monday, the Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich urged business leaders to sign and comply with an agreement

  • 28/08/2014 | Argentina

    Anti-government unions held general strike

    The 24-hour strike called by the anti-government splinters of the CGT commanded one by Hugo Moyano, the other by Luis Barrionuevo along with CTA union headed by Pablo Miceli and leftist groups was held Thursday with pickets and road blocks across Buenos Aires City.

  • 28/08/2014 | Argentina

    Bus drivers denounce attacks, paralyse service

    Although the UTA Transport Union did not join the strike today, bus lines 112,165 and 243, that run in southern Great Buenos Aires, denounced attacks against their units and decided to paralyse the service.

  • 26/05/2014 | Argentina

    Bus drivers go on strike next Wednesday

    UTA Transport Union leader Roberto Fernández confirmed a 24-hour strike for Wednesday in short, medium and long distance buses, to demand a wage increase of over 30%.

  • 27/05/2014 | Argentina

    Gov’t meets with bus drivers to prevent strike

    The government met with bus drivers in an effort to solve the ongoing wage dispute and try to prevent the walkout announced for tomorrow by UTA Transport Union.

  • 27/05/2014 | Argentina

    'The strike is on,' UTA Transport Union leader warns

    After an urgent meeting convened by the government, UTA Transport Union head Roberto Fernández ratified the general strike announced for tomorrow in short, medium and long distance buses.

  • 27/12/2013 | Argentina

    Minimum bus fare rises 66% to 2.50 pesos

    The national  government has raised the price of bus fares from 1.50 pesos to 2.50 pesos, as of January 1, and has cut SUBE subway tariffs by 40 percent to benefit “the most vulnerable sectors.”

  • 14/03/2014 | Argentina

    Bus drivers launch strike over 'crime,' most BA services halted

    The UTA transport union has launched a 12-hour strike affecting all bus services in the province of Buenos Aires, following the crime of a driver in the provincial locality of Villa Celina. Commuters in the City will also be affected since most lines go across the capital.

  • 24/03/2014 | Argentina

    Mar del Plata: Bus, taxi drivers stage protest, trigger chaos on long weekend's last day

    Bus and taxi drivers in Mar del Plata coastal city were staging a massive protest today playing havoc with public transport and blocking accesses to the city and exits on the last day of a long weekend when thousands of tourists were trying to return to their homes.

  • 26/02/2013 | Argentina

    Two buses crash at Santa Fe Avenue, 28 injured

    Two buses crashed at the crossroad of Santa Fe Avenue and Cerrito, and one of the units ended up at the sidewalk, leaving 28 injured, according to police sources.

  • 06/05/2013 | Argentina

    For CNRT ‘It’s is not a strike, it’s a lockout”

    The head of the National Transport Regulation Committee (CNRT), Ariel Franetovich, assured today that the ongoing strike started last Thursday by UTA Transport union “is not a strike but a lockout.”

  • 09/12/2013 | Argentina

    City official killed by bus, driver denies accusations

    A young female doctor who was riding a motorbike was killed by a bus last Friday in Palermo neighborhood, in Buenos Aires city. The bus driver rejected accusations.

  • 29/05/2012 | Argentina

    At least seven dead in Misiones after bus, truck collide

    At least seven people have been confirmed dead in Misiones after a head-on collision between a passenger bus and a truck. After the crash, witnesses said the bus immediately caught on fire.

  • 31/10/2012 | Argentina

    Bus crash kills at least 4, injures 75 in Jujuy province

    Four people were killed and some 50 others were badly injured after a bus crashed into the back of a truck outside Palpalá town in Jujuy province.

  • 05/05/2012 | Argentina

    Ten injured in Almagro bus crash

    Ten people were injured after a bus crashed against two parked cars in the City neighbourhood of Almagro. The driver of a bus of line 168 lost control of the vehicle and collided with two parked cars at the intersection of Corrientes and Pringles streets.

  • 21/05/2012 | Argentina

    Freight train hits bus in Retiro, no victims

    A freight train collided with a passenger bus from the 106 line while it was crossing the tracks near the Retiro train station. Police sources indicated that no one was injured in the accident.

  • 29/05/2012 | Argentina

    Bus passenger shot in third armed attack in a week

    A man was shot and wounded today aboard a bus in the Greater Buenos Aires neighbourhood of Villa Luzuriaga. The incident marks the third armed robbery attack on a public bus in the last week in Buenos Aires.

  • 16/02/2012 | Argentina

    Gov't cuts subsidies on premium bus services

    The Transport Secretariat, conducted by Juan Pablo Schiavi, has taken away all subsidies on premium bus services working in both Buenos Aires City and Greater Buenos Aires areas, as it was published today in the country's Official Gazette.

  • 15/03/2012 | Argentina

    Protesters block route 9 to protest railway accident in Campana

    A group of protesters from the Otamendi neighbourhood in Campana were partially blocking route 9 close to the Km 69 mark. They were asking for additional traffic security measures after a recent incident in which a train ran into a school bus.

  • 19/03/2012 | Argentina

    Bus line 60 drivers plan to strike

    Drivers from the number 60 bus line are in a permanent union meeting due to the "arbitrary dismissal" of four employees as well as other labour demands, and could go on strike for the rest of the day.

  • 13/01/2012 | Argentina

    Gov't considers applying 'differential' bus and train rates

    Transport Secretary Juan Pablo Schiavi reiterated today that the Government will not increase the price of bus and train fares by a large amount, but further admitted that they are looking at applying “differential rates” for those with less economic resources.

  • 02/02/2012 | Argentina

    Government to announce price of train, bus fare next week

    Secretary of Transportation Juan Pablo Schiavi strongly defended the implementation of the new SUBE card system and announced that over a million users had applied for them online last week. 

  • 09/02/2012 | Argentina

    Gov't postpones bus, train tariff hike until March 3

    Transport Secretary Juan Pablo Schiavi gave a press conference this morning in which the announcement of new bus/train tariffs for those individuals the national government decides not to subsidy was highly expected, but instead the official announced that the deadline for getting SUBE cards was extended until March 2, and revealed that "SUBE holders will keep current tariffs until we study how to re-direction subsidies."

  • 03/11/2011 | Argentina

    San Luis judge: School bus driver was 'wearing headphones, jumped out of bus'

    The bus driver of the school bus that was hit by a train on Wednesday in the San Luis province killing six girls and two teachers was allegedly wearing headphones and when he realized the train was upon them, he jumped from the vehicle leaving the passengers inside.

  • 07/11/2011 | Argentina

    Bus fares in the City 'could reach $4 after subsidies are lifted'

    Business leaders in the mass transit sector warned that if the National Government completely lifts subsidies on it, bus fare should at go up to at least $4. 

  • 14/11/2011 | Argentina

    San Luis crash: bus driver to remain in preventive custody

    San Luis judge Mirtha Esley decided to keep bus driver César Jofré in preventive custody after remaining suspicions on the actions that caused the bus he was driving to be hit by a freight train in Zanjitas, causing the death of seven children and two adults.

  • 08/10/2011 | Argentina

    Bus runs over and kills woman in Parque Patricios

    A 91-line bus ran over and killed a female pedestrian this afternoon along the intersection of Pedro Chutro and Zavaleta in the Parque Patricios neighbourhood, police sources informed.

  • 02/11/2011 | Argentina

    Train collides with school bus in San Luis, at least 8 dead

    A cargo train crashed into a school bus this afternoon, with 40 fifth grade students on board in the town of Las Zanjitas, San Luis province. According to local sources, there are eight dead and three remain at the ICU seriously injured. The bus and train drivers remain under protective custody.

  • 02/11/2011 | Argentina

    'It's the worst tragedy in the history of San Luis,' says Rodriguez Saá

    Governor of San Luis province, Alberto Rodríguez Saá, spoke during a radio interview to comment on the train accident which took place today in the area of Las Zanjitas, a town located fifty-five kilometers south of the province capital. He informed that there would be two days of mourning due to the incident, in which so far eight were reported dead.

  • 14/09/2011 | Argentina

    Crossfire between Nat'l Gov't, City over accident in Flores

    The tragic crash between two trains from the Sarmiento line and a bus in Flores neighbourhood reactivated the crossfire between national and Buenos Aires City governments, currently over the construction of underground crossings for the Sarmiento lines.

  • 15/09/2011 | Argentina

    At least 90 injured after bus, tram and lorry collide in Bajo Flores

    At least ninety people were injured, after a 76-line bus, a cement lorry and Premetro tram crashed into one another in Bajo Flores neighbourhood.

  • 20/09/2011 | Argentina

    Labour Ministry orders mandatory conciliation over 60 bus line conflict

    The Labour Ministry ordered the mandatory conciliation over the conflict with workers from the 60 bus line. The order established the measure for the next 15 days and urges the workers to lift the strike.

  • 20/04/2011 | Argentina

    60 bus line strike lifted

    After three days of protests and Labour Minister Carlos Tomada’s intervention, workers of the 60 bus line and Monsa transportation company reached an agreement and lifted the strike-

  • 06/05/2011 | Argentina

    Bus companies to strike if fuel shortage continues

    The committee of the bus companies of Buenos Aires City and Greater Buenos Aires warned that “several bus services had to reduce their frequencies, and could lead to a total strike due to the constant inconvenient with the fuel distribution.”

  • 13/09/2011 | Argentina

    Train crash in Flores leaves 11 dead

  • 14/02/2011 | Argentina

    Crash between lorry and bus leaves 2 dead, 9 injured

    A bus heading to Mar del Plata and a lorry which was parked on the verge of motorway 2 crashed this morning leaving at least two people dead and 9 wounded, according to police officers.

  • 17/03/2011 | Argentina

    Attack on bus driver provokes bus strike in Florencia Varela

    A bus driver was attacked this morning in the area of Bosques, in the Florencio Varela neighbourhood. The driver of the 324 line had his finger amputated by the attackers, which provoked a protest and strike from other drivers, bidding to tighten security laws.

  • 18/04/2011 | Argentina

    60 bus line drivers meet with company's representatives as strike continues

    As bus drivers in the 60 bus line remain on strike, the Ministry of Labour called on the MONSA bus corporation to immediately comply with the joint agreement signed by the company and the driver’s union representatives last April 11th, and offered to mediate in the conflict in case of different interpretations in the accord.

  • 05/01/2011 | Argentina

    At least 30 hurt after bus crashes into tree

    A bus number 33 swerved and collided violently into a tree at the intersection of San Juan Av. and Paseo Colón. Several passengers were hurt in the crash.

  • 29/01/2011 | Argentina

    Tourism boom: 3.2 million vehicles expected on roads over weekend

    The touristic changeover for the summer holidays began on Friday as the traffic flow built up along the motorways, while the Metropolitan airport filled up as Retiro central bus station. Authorities reported that they expect “about 3 million, two hundred thousand cars on motorway routes” over the weekend.

  • 08/02/2011 | Argentina

    Bus crash in Santa Fe province, fifteen injured

    At least fifteen people have been injured this morning in a bus crash along motorway 9 in Santa Fe province, close to the town of Arroyo Seco. The General Urquiza passenger bus was making its way from Rosario to Buenos Aires.

  • 31/12/2013 | World

    Putin vows to annihilate "terrorists" after suicide bombings

    President Vladimir Putin vowed to annihilate "terrorists" following two deadly bomb attacks in less than 24 hours in the southern Russian city of Volgograd that raised security fears ahead of the Winter Olympics.

  • 14/04/2014 | World

    Nigerian bus station bombing kills 71 on edge of capital

    A morning rush hour bomb killed at least 71 people at a Nigerian bus station on the outskirts of the capital today, raising concerns about the spread of an Islamist insurgency after the deadliest ever attack on Abuja.

  • 30/12/2013 | World

    Second suicide bomber in Russia kills 14

    A bomb ripped apart a bus in Volgograd killing 14 people in the second deadly attack blamed on suicide bombers in the Russian city in 24 hours and raising fears of Islamist attacks on the Winter Olympics.

  • 29/07/2013 | World

    Italian bus plunges off viaduct, 38 people killed

    Thirty-eight people were killed and at least 18 injured when a bus plunged 25 metres (80 ft) off a viaduct in Italy, in the second major transport disaster in southern Europe in less than a week.

  • 18/09/2013 | World

    Passenger train, bus collide in Canada's capital, six dead

    A passenger train and a double-decker city bus collided on the outskirts of Ottawa today, killing six people on the bus and critically injuring 11 more, emergency officials said.

  • 21/10/2013 | World

    Six killed in Russia bus attack, female suicide bomber

    A female suicide bomber attacked a bus in southern Russia, authorities said, killing at least six people in the deadliest such blast outside the volatile North Caucasus region in nearly three years.

  • 14/03/2012 | World

    Swiss probe deadly bus crash as families arrive

    Distraught parents flew to Switzerland after a bus carrying a Belgian school group home from a ski trip crashed into the wall of a Swiss tunnel, killing 22 children and six others.

  • 16/08/2012 | World

    Militants kill 22 in Pakistan bus attack

    Suspected militants in northwest Pakistan forced passengers to step out of three buses and shot dead 22 of them in an apparent sectarian attack today, officials said.

  • 10/01/2013 | World

    Car explodes in Tel Aviv, several injured

    A car exploded near a bus in Tel Aviv today, injuring several people. Police suspect it was an attempt to kill an alleged criminal kingpin.

  • 15/03/2015 | Latin America

    Brazilian bus plunges off cliff, 54 killed

  • 24/06/2012 | Latin America

    At least 32 killed in bus accident in Mexico

    At least 32 people were killed in Mexico after the bus they were traveling in turned over on a wet road in the southwestern state of Guerrero, a Red Cross official said.

  • 20/07/2012 | Latin America

    Bus crash in Mexico kills 21 passengers

    A bus skidded off the road in the western Mexican state of Nayarit, killing 21 passengers and injuring at least 29 others, officials said.

  • 28/10/2014 | Latin America

    Fatal crash in Sao Paulo leaves 11 dead, 30 wounded

    A crash in Sao Paulo, Brazil last night left 11 highschool students and teachers dead and 30 wounded, when a bus hit a truck that was driving in the wrong lane of SP-304 highway of the state capital.

  • 05/03/2011 | Latin America

    Fatal bus crash in southern Brazil, 21 dead

    At least 22 people have died and 23 seriously injured in a major accident between a bus and a truck along the motorway in Santa Catarina, south of Brazil.

  • 20/11/2011 | Latin America

    Twenty Argentine tourists injured after bus overturns in Uruguay

    About twenty Argentine tourists were injured after a passenger bus overturned close to the Uruguayan town of Salto, police officials said.

  • 20/04/2012 | Latin America

    43 killed in Mexico after truck, bus collide

    At least 43 people were killed when a cargo truck crashed into a bus on a highway in eastern Mexico, in one of the worst traffic accidents the country has suffered in recent years.


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