January 27, 2015
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  • 08/03/2011 | Argentina

    Intense traffic as tourists return from long weekend

    As the carnival holiday long weekend finishes, an intense traffic flow converges on Highway 2 and into the metropolitan area. An estimated two thousand cars drove through the highway, but no considerable delays or accidents were reported.

  • 15/08/2011 | Arts and Media

    Barneys, Lady Gaga team up for 2011 holiday campaign

    Luxury department store Barneys is teaming up with flamboyant pop singer Lady Gaga for a Christmas holiday campaign and window display called "Gaga's Workshop."

  • 23/12/2011 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires banks close early

    Banks in Buenos Aires operated shorter working hours today, while on December 26 they will be closed, in line with holiday put in place by the national government for Monday.

  • 26/12/2011 | Argentina

    Banks remain closed today

    Banks in Buenos Aires remained closed today while subway, train and buses services were operating with a special schedule, in line with a holiday put in place by the national government.

  • 05/09/2012 | Argentina

    Congress passes bill declaring 9/24 a one-time national holiday

    The Upper House voted in favour of passing a bill declaring next Monday September 24th a one-time national holiday in order to commemorate the bicentennial of the Battle of Tucumán.

  • 06/11/2012 | Argentina

    BA City Stock Exchange, banks closed for Bank Workers Day

    Banks, exchange houses and the Buenos Aires City Stock Exchange were all closed today for national “Bank Workers Day.”

  • 11/11/2012 | World

    Polish police clash with protesters on national holiday

    Riot police in the Polish capital used truncheons and rubber bullets today to break up a crowd of right-wing extremists who pelted them with firecrackers and lumps of concrete at a parade to mark the national holiday.

  • 20/11/2012 | Argentina

    Banks closed amid strike

    All private and public banks were closed today due to a national strike led by CGT and CTA unions.

  • 25/12/2012 | World

    Nikkei rises 1.4% in thin trade during Christmas holiday

    Japan's Nikkei share average rose 1.4 percent as exporters gained on a weaker yen, but volume was thin due to a lack of participants during the Christmas holiday.

  • 02/01/2013 | Argentina

    Media law: Gov't requests lift of court recess

    The government sent a request today for the Federal Civil and Commercial Court to re-open the justice system in January, a month in which it is normally on holiday, in order to resolve two key articles regarding the Broadcasting law.

  • 31/01/2013 | Argentina

    BA Stock Exchange closed due to holiday

    Buenos Aires Stock Exchange will not operate today due to the national holiday. Therefore, all currency exchange agencies and banks will be closed today nationwide.

  • 09/02/2013 | Argentina

    Traffic heavy as thousands flee the City for long weekend

    Thousands of cars were leaving the City to enjoy the four day weekend. Route 2, which runs through seaside resorts had over 2100 cars per hour.

  • 06/11/2013 | Argentina

    No banking operations due to sector holiday

    Public and private banks across Argentina will not be operating today as the sector marks the “Banking employee” holiday. Together with stock-market trading, activities will be resumed tomorrow.

  • 04/03/2014 | Argentina

    Storm brings heavy rain, traffic havoc amid end of Carnival holiday

    Heavy rains marked the last day of the Carnival holidays with the National Meteorological Service (SMN) issuing a weather alert for Buenos Aires City, La Plata City, the northeastern area of Buenos Aires province and the southeast of the Entre Ríos province.

  • 01/05/2014 | Argentina

    Labour Day Holiday to lure 800,000 to tourist destinations

    The long weekend started today, on Labour Day, with intense traffic in Argentine routes. The Ministry of Tourism expects 800,000 tourists to travel across the country in the 4-day holiday.

  • 20/08/2014 | World

    Dutch pay 461,000 euros to fence off royals' holiday home

    The Dutch government paid 461,000 euros ($615,000) to erect a fence around King Willem-Alexander's seaside villa in southern Greece, RTL News reported today, drawing media criticism and demands for an explanation.

  • 05/11/2014 | Argentina

    Bank workers plan 48-hour strike for next week

    You will have to postpone your banking duties for a day this week as both private and public financial institutions will be marking the Banking Worker Day with a holiday tomorrow. Anyway, keep your eyes close to the sector as banking unions were already planning a 48-hour strike for next week.

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