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  • 06/11/2014 | Argentina

    BA province teachers announce 48 hour strike

    Teachers unions of Buenos Aires province have announced a 48hr strike to be held between Tuesday and Wednesday next week, questioning the government’s decision not to re-open wage talks.

  • 11/11/2014 | Argentina

    Teachers unions say strike has 98% adhesion

    According to a survey by the Buenos Aires Teachers Federation (FEB), 98 percent of teachers in Buenos Aires province have embraced the 48hr strike that started today.

  • 22/09/2014 | Argentina

    BA province governor breaks right collarbone playing futsal

    Governor of Buenos Aires province Daniel Scioli broke his right collarbone while playing futsal although he announced that he will continue to carry with his normal activities.

  • 18/10/2014 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires province gov’t working to ‘prevent year-end social conflict’

    Buenos Aires province Minister of Government Cristina Alvarez Rodríguez has stated Daniel Scioli’s administration is working together with BA Mayors to “prevent year-end social conflict’ in the province.

  • 29/10/2014 | Argentina

    Over 1,000 people evacuated over floods in BA City, province

    Heavy rain and strong winds hit BA City and province since yesterday’s night, causing floods, power outages, bringing down tress, and forcing over 1,000 people to evacuate.

  • 06/05/2014 | Argentina

    Heavy fog causes road, air traffic delays in BA City

    A thick morning fog was sweeping over BA City and its surrounding areas, disturbing road and air traffic. The ANSV road safety agency has issued an alert with visibility reaching 50-100 meters in the City downtown.

  • 17/08/2014 | Argentina

    Río Negro governor feels 'outside of Kirchnerism', closer to Massa

    Amid a crisis in local Victory Front party, the Governor of Río Negro province Alberto Weretilneck has said he feels “outside of the Victory Front” due to local PJ party “expulsive attitude”, and admitted he is closer to Renewal Front’s Sergio Massa, who he described as “the person Argentina needs”.

  • 11/09/2014 | Argentina

    Vulture funds reach BA province classrooms

    The Buenos Aires province Senate has approved a bill pushed by Victory Front’s lawmaker Patricio García to take the country’s battle against vulture funds to the province’s classrooms. “Our youth deserve to understand what is being discussed,” García said.

  • 14/08/2013 | Argentina

    San Luis: police chief resigns after central police station take-over

    Around 200 police officers from the province of San Luis took over the central police station in the capital city, after 51 of them were punished last Monday for having barricaded to demand a salary raise and better working conditions.

  • 10/12/2013 | Argentina

    Chaco governor confirms 2 dead in looting, clashes

    The Governor of Chaco confirmed today that 2 people resulted killed following the violent clashes and looting that hit the Northern province these days. Two other people died but not as a result of this week’s serious incidents. “We had no support of the national security forces,” Bacileff Ivanoff complaint.

  • 14/12/2013 | Argentina

    BA province will secure 'normal' supermarket activity

    Statements by the Buenos Aires province governor come a day after China urged Argentina to “protect the security and interests” of Chinese people living in the South American country, a growing community here that owns many of the supermarkets that were stormed by looters in recent days.

  • 21/05/2013 | Argentina

    BA province teachers: salary negotiations fail, warnings of strike return

    The Buenos Aires province government failed to reach an agreement with the teachers’ unions over salary conditions and negotiations were postponed to Thursday morning.

  • 03/06/2013 | Argentina

    BA province gov't promises better salary offer, teacher unions say

    Teachers’ union leaders Roberto Baradel and Mirta Petrocini confirmed that the Buenos Aires province government vowed to come up with a better salary offer on Tuesday. While unionists said that negotiations “were tough,” they believe they are “on their way to finding a solution.”

  • 30/06/2013 | Argentina

    Scioli says all FPV candidates in BA province 'feel like a part of him'

    Buenos Aires governor Daniel Scioli said he considers all Victory Front candidates in the province to be “a part of him” and regretted that the provincial Peronists are competing against each other in the general midterm elections instead of just solving their differences in the coming August primaries.

  • 25/03/2013 | Argentina

    BA province gov't says new teacher strikes 'are similar to a coup'

    After teachers announced a new 72-hour strike in April, the Buenos Aires province Cabinet chief Alberto Pérez warned that the measures being carried out by them as they call for higher salaries “are similar to a coup”.

  • 28/03/2013 | Argentina

    BA province teachers once again urge Scioli to return to negotiations

    Buenos Aires province teachers, who met on Wednesday with governor Daniel Scioli, once again urged the provincial government to return to collective bargaining negotiations, as they still do not agree with the 22.6 percent hike decreed by the province.

  • 22/04/2013 | Argentina

    BA province gov't dictates mandatory conciliation in teachers' conflict

    The Buenos Aires province Labour Minister ordered a mandatory conciliation for 15 days with teachers’ unions, who had called for a 48-strike this week in rejection to the Scioli administration’s salary offer.

  • 01/03/2013 | Argentina

    BA province teachers ratify 48-hours strike

    Buenos Aires province teachers' unions ratified the strike for next Monday and Tuesday to claim a wage hike higher than 22 percent. Teachers blamed the provincial government of the "educational crisis" in the district.

  • 04/03/2013 | Argentina

    BA province teachers threaten ‘full strike’

    Teachers in the Buenos Aires province threatened to go on strike for a full week next Monday if the provincial government does not present them with a better proposal in the wages negotiation.

  • 11/03/2013 | Argentina

    Teachers' union rejects proposal, to hold 48-hour strike

    Buenos Aires province teachers' union announced today another 48-hour strike for tomorrow and Wednesday, after considering "insufficient" a new wage offer presented by the provincial government.

  • 01/02/2013 | Argentina

    Power consumption hits new record

    The heat wave that currently affects Buenos Aires City, province and other provinces, led to a new record of daily power consumption after reaching the 455.7 gigawatts (Gwh) registered on Wednesday, the Federal Planning Ministry reported today.

  • 25/02/2013 | Argentina

    Scioli summons teachers for wage talks

    Buenos Aires province Governor Daniel Scioli summoned all the teachers' unions for wage talks on Wednesday in order to present a salary hike proposal.

  • 27/02/2013 | Argentina

    Teachers fail to agree on BA province's proposal

    Buenos Aires province teachers rejected a new proposal presented by provincial authorities during today's meeting over wage talks.

  • 22/12/2012 | Argentina

    Looting: Nearly 500 arrested in Greater BA

    Close to 500 people were arrested in connection to the looting attacks carried out on various supermarkets in Greater Buenos Aires, particularly in the area that was hardest-hit on Friday; San Fernando.

  • 04/01/2013 | Argentina

    Heavy rains hit Buenos Aires City, Province

    Heavy rains, and hail alert hit Southern, Northern and central Buenos Aires, and Santa Fe province, according to the National Weather Forecasting Service (SMN).

  • 08/01/2013 | Argentina

    Mariotto to push law to make BA province officials' wealth transparent

    Deputy governor for the province of Buenos Aires Gabriel Mariotto said today that he would push for a Public Ethics Law to be passed in the province, so that details on government officials’ wealth be made transparent.

  • 20/12/2012 | Argentina

    Other supermarkets ransacked

    A supermarket in Campana, Buenos Aires province, was ransacked during the afternoon, Police sources reported.

  • 21/12/2012 | Argentina

    'Lootings were planned,' Santa Fe security minister

    Security officials for Santa Fe province and the city of Rosario held a press conference this morning, in which they ruled out the supermarket looting and clashes with police Rosario was linked with social problems.

  • 22/12/2012 | Argentina

    'People want peace and quiet,' Scioli

    After two days of heightened tension over the looting incidents in Buenos Aires province, Governor Daniel Scioli that everything is “calmer now” and that “people want some peace and quiet.”

  • 29/11/2012 | Argentina

    'Zero rubbish': Macri calls Scioli to 'work without artificial divisions'

    Buenos Aires City Mayor Mauricio Macri assured he will send his team to the meeting summoned by Governor Daniel Scioli to debate the "zero rubbish" law, and considered that "there's only one metropolitan area and it must work without artificial divisions."

  • 08/12/2012 | Argentina

    Eight killed in road accidents in Buenos Aires province

    At least eight people were killed today in car accidents today in Buenos Aires province. The first took place in Mar del Plata, the other in the area of Burzaco, south of the province.

  • 16/12/2012 | Argentina

    Strong storm hits northern area of BA province

    A strong storm affected the northern area of the Buenos Aires province, where hail, intense showers and winds caused severe damage, flooded streets and toppled at least 27 trees.

  • 11/11/2012 | Argentina

    Bonfatti to Garré: 'Drugs enter from the frontier'

    Santa Fe province Governor Antonio Bonfatti responded to the statements given by Security Minister Nilda Garré over the drug-trafficking issue, and reminded the official that "drugs enter from the frontier."

  • 17/11/2012 | Argentina

    'Teachers strike is inopportune,' Scioli

    Buenos Aires province governor Daniel Scioli deemed today the upcoming teachers’ strike as “inopportune.” “Even though strike is a constutional right, under these circumstances I consider it inopportune.”

  • 20/11/2012 | Argentina

    Current state of transport and services affected by strike

    The CGT Azopardo-CTA national workers’ strike led by Pablo Micheli (CTA) and Hugo Moyano (CGT) was affecting the majority of the city-province train lines, urban underground train lines and bus services today.

  • 02/11/2012 | Argentina

    British tourist allegedly raped in Tilcara

    A 25-year-old British tourist told police she was sexually abused while taking part in a tour in the area of Tilcara, in Jujuy province.

  • 04/11/2012 | Argentina

    Floods may affect harvest

    Rural Society President Luis Miguel Etchevehere said that 11 million hectares are under water in Buenos Aires province and three million in Santa Fe.

  • 08/11/2012 | Argentina

    Yellow alert: Heat wave continues

    The heat wave affecting Buenos Aires City and Province remains, as well as the yellow alert in the area. Citizens continue under intense temperatures, awaiting the relief that rain is expected to bring tomorrow.

  • 29/10/2012 | Argentina

    At least 2 dead, thousands evacuated after storm

    The heavy showers have left two dead at Greater Buenos Aires, while thousands had to be evacuated, mainly in Quilmes and La Matanza districts.

  • 02/11/2012 | Argentina

    Luján floods: Officials say area back to normal within two days

    Urban control officials said today that the flood waters in Luján City were beginning to lower and that the city should be back to normal within two days. Nevertheless, at least 500 people remain evacuated.

  • 18/10/2012 | Argentina

    Capitanich: ‘Nat’l Gov’t not involved in peso bonds swap decision’

    Chaco governor Jorge Capitanich once again defended the decision to swap a dollar debt into pesos and assured that the National Government had not had any involvement in the decision he made last week. He also stated that the province followed a Central Bank disposition.

  • 18/10/2012 | Argentina

    'Habitat law' bill preliminary approved by BA province congress

    Buenos Aires province Lower House of Congress preliminary approved the "Habitat Law" bill, which forces gated neighbourhoods to cede lands for the construction of houses of social plans.

  • 25/10/2012 | Argentina

    Funeral held for Tatiana in Chaco

    Family and friends held a funeral for murder victim Tatiana Kolodziez, the woman who was raped and murdered in Resistencia, Chaco after being missing for three days.

  • 03/10/2012 | Argentina

    City, national officials meet over final details of new city transport agency

    Interior and Transport Minister Florencio Randazzo met this morning with Buenos Aires province Governor Daniel Scioli and Buenos Aires City Government’s Minister Emilio Monzó in order to tie up the final details regarding the new City Transport Agency being created jointly by the national, provincial and local administrations.

  • 17/10/2012 | Argentina

    Chaco to issue bond in pesos to pay off dollar debt

    Chaco province Governor Jorge Capitanich will further advance with the tackling of the province’s dollar debt, by issuing a bond in pesos in order to pay it off.

  • 17/10/2012 | Argentina

    Moody's downgrades ratings of provinces, cities

    Moody's Investor Service announced it has downgraded the issuer and debt ratings of several provincies and cities in Argentina, due to the risks these states may face to access foreign currency and "serve their obligations in foreign currency."

  • 08/09/2012 | Argentina

    Greater Buenos Aires still affected by floods, weather improves

    Heavy rains caused floods in Buenos Aires province, affecting 3.5 million hectares. Fourteen percent of barley and wheat crops have been affected and 17 districts were declared in state of emergency.

  • 13/09/2012 | Argentina

    BA province gov't bans 'Hiena' Barrios from driving

    The Cabinet Chief in the Buenos Aires province government, Alberto Pérez, banned boxer Jorge Rodrigo ‘Hiena’ Barrios from driving any sort of vehicles.”

  • 27/09/2012 | Argentina

    'Argentines can no longer accept living in a bipolar country,' De La Sota

    Governor of Córdoba province José Manuel De la Sota slammed the incumbent national government, making clear that Argentines "can no longer accept living in a bipolar country."

  • 23/08/2012 | Argentina

    Unions clash with police in Córdoba city, several injured

    High voltage scenes were seen this morning in Córdoba city as provincial clerks' unions clashed with police infantry teams amidst protest against the pension system reform triggered by Governor José Manuel De la Sota. Police infantry arrived to supress protestors by firing rubber bullets and tear gas canisters.

  • 23/08/2012 | Argentina

    Floods hit BA province again, 200 evacuated

    At least 200 people had to be evacuated in six Buenos Aires province districts due to the heavy rains and hails that began earlier today. The National Weather Forecase Service (SMN) reported that the rains might continue for the next hours.

  • 25/08/2012 | Argentina

    BA province to aid flooded districts with $400,000

    The Buenos Aires province Government carries out an emergency programme to assist the districts affected by the intense rains that hit the area in the last few days. As evacuees were returning home, Vice-Governor Gabriel Mariotto visited the areas and announced that the provincial Senate will send 400,000 pesos in aid.

  • 21/07/2012 | Argentina

    Gov't says BA City is 'one of the safest cities in South America'

    National Security secretary Sergio Berni assured that Buenos Aires City "is one of the safest cities in South America" and stated that it is "a responsibility area" of the Ministry headed by Nilda Garré.

  • 21/07/2012 | Argentina

    Scioli signs decree to extend bingos' licenses, complete midyear bonus payment

    Buenos Aires province Governor Daniel Scioli extended the licenses of 14 bingo operators by a decree, although he is opened to analyze the "proposals" that benefit the province's treasury, after the Kirchnerites claimed him to modify the gambling profitability.

  • 23/07/2012 | Argentina

    BA province to finish paying mid-year bonuses before Friday

    The Buenos Aires province government announced that between it will pay the second half of the mid-year bonus to its more than 550,000 public workers between Wednesday and Friday, putting an end to a long chain of conflicts between unions, opposition and ruling party leaders.

  • 17/07/2012 | Argentina

    BA province teachers reject bonus payment schedule

    FEB education workers’ head Mirta Petrocini confirmed that classes would not resume in Buenos Aires province, and urged the provincial administration to pay the midyear bonus as soon as possible despite the government’s decision to pay it in two installments before August 15.

  • 18/07/2012 | Argentina

    Scioli urges Environment official to resolve rubbish conflict

    Buenos Aires province Governor Daniel Scioli urged his Environment Secretary, Eduardo Aparicio, to resolve the ongoing conflict at the CEAMSE landfill that has paralyzed all waste collection for the past three days, according to the governor’s spokesperson.

  • 19/07/2012 | Argentina

    Nat'l Gov't sends AR$1.5 B in financial aid to Scioli for payment of bonuses, providers

    Economy Minister Hernán Lorenzino confirmed today that the National Government will give $AR 600 million pesos in further financial aid to Buenos Aires province governor Daniel Scioli in order to complete the payment of the midyear bonus to provincial state workers and also allowed him to issue bonds worth 900 million pesos to pay state providers and maintain basic utilities.

  • 04/07/2012 | Argentina

    Scioli announces subsidy cuts

    Buenos Aires province Governor Daniel Scioli’s administration announced it will restrict the use of paper, telephone calls and will cut subsidies to private education in a series of measures aimed to save money in the cash-strapped province.

  • 05/07/2012 | Argentina

    Scioli plans to declare BA province under financial emergency

    Buenos Aires province governor Daniel Scioli is planning to submit a draft bill to declare the province under “financial emergency”, according to what official sources revealed to Ambito.com.

  • 14/07/2012 | Argentina

    BA province urges Macri to implement Zero Waste Act

    The Buenos Aires provincial Agency for Sustainable Development (OPDS) today urged the Buenos Aires City government to implement the Zero Waste Act within a month, so that the City’s waste does not overfill the CEAMSE Metropolitan Green Belt, which will no longer receive debris and construction materials.

  • 09/06/2012 | Argentina

    Teenager killed in rock climbing accident in Mendoza

    A nineteen-year-old teen was killed this morning after falling some 200 metres when he was rock climbing in the touristic area of Valle Grande in the southern part of Mendoza province.

  • 27/06/2012 | Argentina

    CFK: 'The country should continue to grow in harmony and peace'

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner was giving a speech this afternoon at the inauguration ceremony of a new pig production factory in the province of San Luis. Upon her arrival, Fernández de Kirchner expressed her desire for Argentina to continue developing as a nation.

  • 04/07/2012 | Argentina

    BA province state workers protest across City, La Plata

    The Buenos Aires province chapter of the CTA labour grouping along with state workers represented by ATE and members of the province’s biggest teaching union Suteba went on strike in rejection of the four-installment payment offer for mid-year bonuses, blocking off roads across the City and La Plata.

  • 11/05/2012 | Argentina

    La Plata hosts BA's first same-sex wedding between two foreigners

    The first ever same-sex marriage between two foreigners in Buenos Aires Province takes place today in La Plata. Australia-born Alexander Greenwich and Victor Höld both live in Sydney, where gay marriage laws have not yet been passed.  The two are to tie the knot today at midday.

  • 13/05/2012 | Argentina

    BA province farming producers call on new strike against tax reform

    The Buenos Aires and La Pampa Rural Associations Confederation (CARBAP) and the Argentine Rural Society (SRA) called for a new halt in grain and cattle trading from Wednesday to Sunday in Buenos Aires province in protest of the provincial tax reform.

  • 17/05/2012 | Argentina

    Debate over BA province tax reform fails to reach agreement

    The session that intended to debate the Buenos Aires province tax reform once again failed to gather to begin the discussion in the provincial Lower House after the ruling party failed to come to an agreement with the opposition.

  • 19/03/2012 | Argentina

    Heavy rains, hail hit BA City, province

    An intense rain and hailstorm hit Buenos Aires City and Province in the afternoon, as the National Weather Forecasting Service (SMN) had stated. Although several trees fell, no one was injured.

  • 04/04/2012 | Argentina

    Río Negro terminates another Repsol-YPF exploitation license

    Río Negro Governor Alberto Weretilnek announced the termination of a Repsol-YPF concession contract for the Ñirihuau area, located 35 kilometres from the city of Bariloche. This is the second license the Patagonian province terminates in the past two weeks.

  • 05/04/2012 | Argentina

    Scioli: ‘We have a colossal task standing in front of us’

    Buenos Aires province governor Daniel Scioli, via the Social Development Ministry and the Public Spaces Secretary, reported he is assisting 30 districts that were affected by the tragic storm that left 12 dead, nine of them from the Greater Buenos Aires.

  • 08/03/2012 | Argentina

    Buenos Aires province gov’t and teachers wage talks to continue on Monday

    Negotiations between the Buenos Aires province Government and teacher unions will continue on Monday, following a meeting held at the the Public Sector’s Collective Bargaining Under-Secretariat in La Plata.

  • 12/03/2012 | Argentina

    BA province gov't summons teachers for Tuesday meeting

    Teachers’ unions are still demanding a basic salary of $3,100 pesos, but so far the Buenos Aires province government has offered $2,860 pesos. 

  • 19/03/2012 | Argentina

    Scioli denies cuts, delays in government's shared-revenue funding

    Buenos Aires province Governor Daniel Scioli confirmed today that there have been no delays or cuts with the so called ‘co-participation funds’ sent by the national government to his administration.

  • 04/03/2012 | Argentina

    BA province teachers to continue strike next week

    Teachers’ unions in Buenos Aires province will continue to strike next week, after wage negotiations with the province's Government failed during a meeting today. The beginning of the school year remains on hold for thousands of children.

     

  • 06/03/2012 | Argentina

    Teachers go on national strike

    Buenos Aires province teachers’ union ratified the 48-hours national strike scheduled for today and Wednesday to demand a wage hike above from the one offered by the provincial government ($2,800 pesos).

  • 05/03/2012 | Argentina

    Severe storm and strong winds hit Buenos Aires

    Strong winds and heavy rains affected the City of Buenos Aires on Monday. Earlier, the National Meteorological Service (SMN) had issued an alert for heavy rain, storms and possible hails in the afternoon.

  • 26/01/2012 | Argentina

    Two arrested in Banfield's Policeman murder case

    Two men were arrested on suspicion of killing Buenos Aires province police officer Néstor Aranda in Southern Greater BA town of Banfield. Aranda was shot dead today in the middle of a shoot-out with at least three armed robbers who were breaking into a family home. Official reports stated that robbers had been keeping the family hostage before the police intervened.

  • 14/02/2012 | Argentina

    Boudou, Health Minister arrive to Jujuy to supervise Dengue prevention

    Vice-President Amado Boudou and Health Minister Juan Manzur, arrived this morning to San Salvador de Jujuy in the mark of a visit to the Northeastern province dedicated to the supervision of dengue fever prevention, which will be based in Palpalá town.

  • 16/02/2012 | Argentina

    Teachers' wage talks in BA province go on recess

    Buenos Aires province government and unions of the Teachers Union Front agreed to go on a recess in the collective bargaining talks that will define the wage hike for the sector until it is defined nationwide.

  • 05/01/2012 | Argentina

    Scioli hospitalized again with renal colic

    Buenos Aires Province Governor Daniel Scioli was urgently admitted to a private clinic in Tandil today, suffering from renal colic. Scioli was alongside colleagues on La Marocha estancia when he suddenly began experiencing strong intestinal pains. He underwent a routinary X-ray and was given pain medication.

  • 09/01/2012 | Argentina

    Soria’s wife to undergo psychiatric studies

    As of today, Susana Freydoz charged with murder of her husband and ex governor of Río Negro, Carlos Soria, will undergo a series of interviews with Supreme Court of Justice psychiatric expert Ricardo Rizzo, as part of the investigation into her husband's death.

  • 23/01/2012 | Argentina

    Warning issued for heavy rains, hail in north BA province

    The National Weather Forecast (SMN) has issued a severe weather alert and warned about the possibility of heavy rains, winds and hail in the north of the Buenos Aires and south of Santa Fe provinces.

  • 19/12/2011 | Argentina

    Train accident in Temperley leaves at least 18 injured

    At least 18 people, were injured after a crash between a locomotive and an alighted Roca line train at Temperley station in the Buenos Aires Province, officials informed.  

  • 01/01/2012 | Argentina

    Río Negro Governor shot dead

    Recent elected Governor of Río Negro Carlos Soria died around 5am Sunday of a shot to the face.  Soria was at a small farm of his property in General Roca, Río Negro. Authorities are investigating accidental or domestic fight hypotheses. Sources said Soria's wife, Susana Freydoz, was questioned by Judge Emilio Stadler. Vice-governor Alberto Weretilneck will be sworn-in Tuesday.

  • 02/01/2012 | Argentina

    Soria's wife charged with murder, 'domestic accident' ruled out

    The judge in charge of the investigation into Río Negro's Governor's murder, confirmed that Soria's wife, Susana Freydoz “has been charged because she is currently under investigation for the murder of the Río Negro governor.” He said she would not, however, be detained because she is not a flight risk.

  • 16/11/2011 | Argentina

    Missing 9-year-old's relatives march for his reappearance

    Family members, friends and neighbours of Tomás Santillán, the nine year old boy who is missing, marched in the Greater Buenos Aires area of Lincoln, to claim for his reappearance. Meanwhile, over 400 police officers are deployed in the search of Santillán, who went missing after he left his school on Tuesday.

  • 23/11/2011 | Argentina

    BA province Legislature passes 2012 Budget law

    The Buenos Aires province Legislature passed the 2012 Budget law, which foresees expenses of 113 billion pesos and a need of financing of 6.6 billion and a 46 percent increase in the urban property tax. It also approved the Fiscal Law.

  • 12/12/2011 | Argentina

    Scioli takes office, promises to attack security problems

    Re-elect Buenos Aires Province Governor Daniel Scioli will swear in today along with his Deputy Governor, Gabriel Mariotto, at the BA Province Legislature in La Plata. Afterwards, both officials took oath to the new provincial cabinet.  

  • 14/11/2011 | Argentina

    BA province teachers go on strike; 4 million students affected

    Teachers in Buenos Aires province will hold a 24-hour strike in public and private schools, demanding the opening of bargain talks as the unions seek for a wage increase. The strike affects 4 million students, and unions already warned that the conflict could be extended.

  • 15/11/2011 | Argentina

    CFK extends 'anti-boycotting' call to business sectors

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner reinforced prior statements today, remarking that the call to stop boycotting attempts was directed at all business sectors.

  • 23/10/2011 | Argentina

    Voting extended in Mendoza

    The election in Mendoza province was officially closed at 6pm, but many schools remained open due to the number of people who remained inside the buildings waiting to cast their votes.

  • 23/10/2011 | Argentina

    De Narváez calls Scioli, recognizes Governor’s victory

    Udeso’s candidate Francisco De Narváez called Governor Daniel Scioli and congratulated him for his victory in Buenos Aires province.

  • 01/11/2011 | Argentina

    BA province teachers ratify 48-hour strike

    Members of the Buenos Aires Teachers’ Union (Udocba) confirmed the strike to be held on Thursday and Friday to claim for a 3,100 pesos minimum wage and the renewal of wage talks, among other measures.

  • 14/08/2011 | Argentina

    'We came out ahead by an overwhelming amount,' Urribarri

    Governor of Entre Ríos province, Sergio Urribarri, disclosed that the Victory Front (FPV) party gained the highest amount of votes in that province, in what he described as “an overwhelming victory.” 

     

  • 16/09/2011 | Argentina

    'The world today looks upon us with curiosity and respect,' says CFK

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner once again defended the economic model implemented since 2003 and proposed once more that all social and political sectors defend the “rights and conquests” met throughout her governance and that of her husband, the late Néstor Kirchner.

  • 23/10/2011 | Argentina

    'What is coming may be better,' Scioli

    Reelected Governor Daniel Scioli, who obtained 55.06 percent of votes, stated that on Sunday's elections “people have expressed their categorical support to that big popular project that began with that great President, Néstor Kirchner.” He also highlighted President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s effort, and dedicated his victory to Vice-Governor Alberto Balestrini.

  • 02/08/2011 | Argentina

    Adolfo Rodríguez Saá blasts Duhalde for 'shameless' links with press

    Senator and candidate for governor of San Luis province, Adolfo Rodríguez Saá harshly criticized presidential candidate, Eduardo Duhalde reporting that the former caretaker president had a “shameless agreement” with a national media group.

  • 14/08/2011 | Argentina

    Scioli: 'The work CFK and I led in BA province has been acknowledged'

    Buenos Aires province Governor Daniel Scioli said that “ the work that the President and I have led in the province has been acknowledged by its residents,” while addressing supporters shortly after official results showed he won the provincial primaries.

  • 30/06/2011 | Argentina

    Snow falls in several parts of Buenos Aires province

    The predictions made by the National Weather Service were met today in some provincial areas of Buenos Aires, as snow began to fall along a part of Route 3, between the areas of Stroeder and Carmen de Patagones. Officials have advised drivers to take special care on the roads.

  • 27/07/2011 | Argentina

    'Criminality rate drops 12.5%,' Casal says

    Buenos Aires Province Security Minister Ricardo Casal announced that the criminality rate dropped 12.5 percent during the first semester of the year.

  • 30/07/2011 | Argentina

    Two French tourists found dead in Salta

    Two female tourists on holiday in the northern province of Salta were found dead today along a private touristic trek in Quebrada de Villa San Lorenzo, police officers said. It was reported that both French women were shot dead while hiking, and that one had been raped.

  • 24/06/2011 | Argentina

    'We can beat CFK, just like we did in our province,' a confident Das Neves says

    Chubut Governor and Unión Popular vice-presidential candidate Mario Das Neves said he was “absolutely certain” President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner can be beaten in the coming presidential elections, just as he did in his province.

  • 25/06/2011 | Argentina

    Mariotto to be Scioli’s running mate for BA province

    The head of the Federal Authority of Audiovisual Communication Services (AFSCA), Gabriel Mariotto, confirmed this morning that he will be Buenos Aires Province Governor Daniel Scioli’s running mate, and assured that it was Scioli who put him up for the role.

  • 28/06/2011 | Argentina

    'Whoever vows to eradicate insecurity is lying,' CFK says

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner assured that “it is necessary to understand that when it comes to security and infrastructure, coordination between the City, the province and the entire country is fundamental and unavoidable.”

  • 23/02/2011 | Argentina

    BA province teachers reject salary increase offer

    Teacher unions in the Buenos Aires province rejected the latest salary increase offer made by the government after considering it “insufficient.” Union leaders have warned that if they are not presented with a better offer tomorrow, “classes will not begin on Monday."

  • 13/04/2011 | Argentina

    Heavy rain and floods paralyze Comodoro Rivadavia

    The town of Comodoro Rivadavia, located in the southern province of Chubut was brought to a halt today, as the entire area was affected by heavy rains and floods. During the course of the day almost 44 millimetres of rain fell, marking the fourth consecutive day of storms. 90 people were said to have been evacuated.

     

  • 23/04/2011 | Argentina

    Scioli announces 'intensification of crime prevention' for BA province

    Buenos Aires province Governor Daniel Scioli announced the decision to add two thousand civilians to police stations to take over administrative tasks, forming part of “a comprehensive plan to intensify crime prevention,” thus allowing more police to patrol the streets.

  • 14/12/2010 | Argentina

    Rodríguez Larreta says squatters can't expect 'benefits'

    Buenos Aires City Cabinet Chief Horacio Rodríguez Larreta spoke about the conflicts surrounding the taking-over of property in the city and nearby provincial areas at the city government's headquarters. He said: "we must be firm in order to avoid these takeovers." He also added that a peaceful resolution in Soldati is not yet guaranteed, adding that the demonstrators' health is at risk.

  • 17/12/2010 | Argentina

    Scioli puts anti-crime operation into action for summer

    Buenos Aires Governor Daniel Scioli, presented "Operación Sol (Operation Sun) 2010-2011" in Mar del Plata and Pinamar, which will cover 16 town councils and which will affect 7 million police officers and corps.

  • 06/02/2011 | Argentina

    BA province gov't open to renegotiating teacher's salaries by mid-year

    The Buenos Aires province government rejected rumours that the any agreement on new salary floors for teachers would be in effect for the whole year, and seemed open to the possibility of retaking negotiations mid-year.

  • 21/12/2012 | World

    Syrian rebels fight for strategic town in Hama province

    Rebels began to push into a strategic town in Syria's central Hama province today and laid siege to at least one town dominated by President Bashar al-Assad's minority sect, activists said.

  • 11/11/2014 | Latin America

    San Luis to host Mercosur health congress

    The San Luis province is ready to kick off the 7th edition of the Mercosur Multidisciplinary Congress of Community Health to take place on November 13-15 under the slogan “Health fields. Towards the construction of a strategic thinking for the Mercosur.”


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