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  • 07/07/2014 | Argentina

    VP Boudou to head July 9 celebrations in Tucumán

    After some uncertainty, it was finally confirmed today that vice-president Amado Boudou will fill in for President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner and head Wednesday's Independence Day celebration in San Miguel de Tucumán.

  • 09/07/2014 | Argentina

    VP Boudou warns economic powers won't 'trample' Gov't

    Vicepresident Amado Boudou arrived in San Miguel de Tucumán to head the official Independence Day celebration and renewed his call against colonialism, in reference to the country’s battle against the so-called vulture funds and to Britain’s presence in the South Atlantic and Malvinas islands.

  • 29/05/2014 | Argentina

    Bankers go on strike despite gov’t efforts

    The Banking Association union today carried out a 24-hour strike, despite the government’s efforts to reach a deal yesterday. The workers rejected the mandatory conciliation declared yesterday by the Ministry of Labour and went ahead with a walkout that affected both public and private banks nationwide.

  • 13/06/2014 | Argentina

    Bank union ratifies strike, calls new action for next week

    The Banking Association union has ratified today’s strike that will be halting all operations at both public and private banks for one hour (2-3 pm) and announced a new action plan for next week.

  • 18/06/2014 | Argentina

    New strike halts customer service at public, private banks

    Bank workers disrupted services in the City and the province of Buenos Aires today with a two-hour strike, protesting over salaries as well as the sacking of employees in the province of Tucumán.

  • 15/05/2014 | Argentina

    Bank workers go on two-hour strike today

    The Banking Association called for a 2-hour national strike to repudiate the repression against banking workers in Tucumán.

  • 27/05/2014 | Argentina

    Bank workers launch strike to protest Alperovich's 'barbarity'

    The Bank Association has called for a strike for Thursday, in a move that is expected to affect all operations in both public and private financial entities.

  • 28/05/2014 | Argentina

    Gov’t aims to prevent bank workers' strike

    In his daily press briefing, Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich praised the progress made in negotiations with UTA Transport Union that allowed to prevent a national strike initially announced for today and said the government is making similar efforts to try to avert the walkout that bank workers have planned for tomorrow.

  • 17/12/2013 | Argentina

    Tucuman Supreme Court revokes verdicts in Marita Verón case

    Tucumán’s Supreme Court has overturned the ruling which cleared 13 suspects of involvement in the disappearance of Marita Verón, and sent 10 of those accused in the human trafficking case back to be sentenced for the crimes.

  • 22/12/2013 | Argentina

    The trickle-down effect

    By James Neilson
    According to Cabinet chief Jorge Capitanich, the mutinous cops and the thousands of looters whose rampage helped them get a big pay rise were working on behalf of coup-mongers, nasty individuals associated with “remnants of the dictatorship” and sinister “corporations” that are determined to put an end to Argentina’s already 30-year long affair with democracy.

  • 20/01/2014 | Argentina

    Energy bills rise by 27% in several provinces

    Power and water companies raised their bills by 27 percent since the beginning of this year, while thousands of users are still suffering from blackouts in their homes. The federal government is considering removing the subsidies within the metropolitan area, where rates are lower than the rest of the country.

  • 11/12/2013 | Argentina

    Protests continue in Tucumán province

    In Tucumán's province, thousands of pot banging demonstrators gathered in the Independencia square, in rejection of the looting incidents and police protest that took place in the last two days.

  • 15/12/2013 | Argentina

    A dangerous police extortion

    By Mempo Giardinelli
    Not easy to analyze what happened this week in Argentina. And above all why (observe the novelty) it happened throughout this vast nationwide territory. There was hardly a province which did not repeat the police blackmail initiated and pampered in Córdoba the previous week.

  • 12/11/2013 | Argentina

    Supreme Court calls for action against drug traffickers in north

    The Supreme Court has ordered the national government to adopt measures recommended by judges in the north of Argentina in order to intensify the fight against drug trafficking gangs, operating in the provinces of Jujuy, Salta and Tucumán.

  • 10/12/2013 | Argentina

    Police crisis claims 7 dead across country

    The police conflict that is hitting several provinces across the country has already claimed the lives of 7 people, officials confirmed. Two were killed in the provinces of Tucumán and Chaco, while further deaths in Jujuy and Entre Rios added to last week's tragedy in Córdoba.

  • 10/12/2013 | Argentina

    Police disputes end in several provinces with pay increases

    The Santa Fe Police Force has accepted the offer of an increased minimum wage from governor Antonio Bonfatti, and will lift protests that had led to widespread conflict and looting in certain areas of the province.

  • 14/12/2012 | Argentina

    'It would have been easy to prosecute all and suit society,' Tucumán judge

    Alberto Piedrabuena, head of the Tucumán court that cleared all 13 defendants in the Marita Verón disappearance case, reaffirmed today that he would not be stepping down from his post any time soon and that he was “content and calm” with the decision that was made in court this week.

  • 09/07/2013 | Argentina

    CFK calls for support to 'preserve the Kirchnerite model,' blasts Judiciary

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner today praised the recovery of the Argentine state during the 10 years of Kirchnerite ruling, as she headed the Independence Day main rally held this afternoon in Tucumán province.

  • 16/07/2013 | Argentina

    Tucumán province wakes up to 4.2 quake

    A 4.2 magnitude earthquake in the province of Tucumán has fortunately left neither casualties nor damages but it certainly caused astonishment among residents.

  • 08/11/2012 | Argentina

    Other provinces join pot-banging protest

    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."

  • 12/12/2012 | Argentina

    Several injured after angry mob stages protest outside Tucumán provincial house

    Several people were reportedly injured and others were arrested during a protest that took place in front of the Tucumán provincial house in downtown Buenos Aires. An angry mob had gathered in front of it to protest the ruling in the Marita Verón case.

  • 13/12/2012 | Argentina

    Marita Verón case: Tucumán Security Minister resigns

    Tucumán’s Security Minister Mario López Herrera tendered his resignation amidst the scandal surrounding the ruling in the Maritá Verón case, which acquitted thirteen people suspected of abducting her in 2002.

  • 24/11/2011 | Argentina

    Tucumán's ex de facto governor Antonio Bussi dies

    Former governor of Tucumán province and ex opressor Antonio Domingo Bussi died at 85 years old in a clinic in Tucumán province after suffering a chronic cardiac insufficiency.

  • 09/07/2012 | Argentina

    CFK calls for 'unity' during Independence Day celebrations

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner headed the celebrations of the 196th anniversary of the Argentine Declaration of Independence held in San Miguel de Tucumán.

  • 01/09/2012 | Argentina

    Son of Tucuman Government minister dies in car crash

    The 19 year-old son of Tucuman’s Government Minister Edmundo Jiménez died early this morning in a car crash in the locality of Yerba Buena.

  • 28/08/2011 | Argentina

    ‘The change in this province was made possible by Néstor Kirchner,’ Alperovich

    Tucumán governor José Alperovich, who was running for reelection for a second time, claimed victory on Sunday night and thanked former President Néstor Kirchner assuring that the change in the province “was made possible by him.”

  • 29/08/2011 | Argentina

    'People acknowledge the good moment the country is going through'

    Cabinet Chief Aníbal Fernández today celebrated the victory of Governor of Tucumán José Alperovich in yesterday’s provincial elections in which he won a third straight mandate.

  • 29/08/2011 | Argentina

    Landslide victory for Alperovich in Tucuman

    As the recount continues, with 86,48% votes counted, current governor José Alperovich is reelected once more by a landslide in Tucuman. Latest information shows Alperovich has 69,85% of valid votes.

  • 21/02/2011 | Argentina

    Moderate 5.8 earthquake hits northwestern region

    A moderate 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck the northwestern region of the country about 43 miles (69 km) southeast of San Miguel de Tucumán, the US Geological Survey reported.

  • 05/08/2011 | Argentina

    Violent land evacuation of 200 families in Tucumán

    Tucumán police conducted a mass land eviction, concerning more than 200 families who were squatting on a site in the suburbs of the Tucumán capital. In resistance of the evacuation, squatters threw rocks, sticks, and used machetes against the officials on the fringe of the site.

  • 28/08/2011 | Argentina

    Tucumán: early results suggest Alperovich will be reelected by a landslide

    As the slow recount continues, the population in the Tucumán province awaits the official results of the gubernatorial election held on Sunday, although all indications suggest current governor José Alperovich will be reelected once more by a landslide. 

  • 13/11/2011 | Sports

    River disappoints at the Monumental

    River Plate lost 2-0 to Atlético Tucumán on their first game to take place in their own stadium since relegation to the National B.

  • 10/01/2014 | Sports

    Piquet delayed Dakar-Rally

    Tobacco workers blocked route 38 in the northern province of Tucumán, delaying Dakar-Rally´s 5th stage yesterday. The race set off from Rosario and finishes in Valparaiso, Chile, on January 18.

  • 11/11/2011 | Arts and Media

    Mercedes Sosa wins posthumous Latin Grammy

    The well-remembered Argentine folklore singer, Mercedes Sosa won the Latin Grammy award for “Best Folk Music Album” for, “Deja la vida volar - En gira,” her posthumous album edited last year, on the first anniversary of her death.


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