Buenos Aires City Security Minister Martín Ocampo Monday resigned his post, thus taking the blame for Saturday's sloppy operation which failed to prevent the bus carrying the Boca Juniors players to River Plate's Monumental stadium from being attacked by hooligans of the home team.
River Plate hooligans attacked the bus carrying the Boca Juniors players to the Monumental stadium Saturday afternoon for the second leg of the Libertadores Cup final, causing injuries to some of them, which resulted in the suspension of the game and its eventual rescheduling for Sunday at 5 pm local time.
The Italian tourism website Travel365.it has found Buenos Aires' Teatro Colón to be the most important of its kind in the world due to its architecture and history.
Used underground trains purchased from Spain for Buenos Aires' B Line in 2011 are now to be scrapped after finding they were made of an alloy containing carcigenous asbestos.
The opening ceremony of the Olympic Youth Games is scheduled for this Saturday, October 6, at the traditional Obelisk, while actual competition is scheduled to commence on Sunday with 22 sporting events.
The Mayor of Buenos Aires Mr. Horacio Rodríguez Larreta met his peer Sadiq Khan in London City Hall on Monday to discuss urban development strategies that both global cities are pursuing.
Argentine president Mauricio Macri and First Lady Juliana Wanda hosted the Rolling Stones on Sunday night at their country house, (in Malvinas Argentina), following their last presentation in Buenos Aires.
”It is dangerous to forget what (Mauricio) Macri said about the Malvinas, that they would represent a deficit for Argentina”, Alicia Castro, Argentine ambassador in the UK was quoted by the Buenos Aires media, following on statements from the Argentine capital's mayor and presidential hopeful in reference to the Falklands Islands.
Cristina Fernandez son, Maximo Kirchner, lawmaker candidate for the Victory Front took time on Monday to comment on presidential hopeful Mauricio Macri’s Sunday speech, after his candidate Horacio Rodriguez Larreta won in the Buenos Aires City’s runoff by a much closer margin than expected.
Argentina's conservative PRO party won the Buenos Aires City mayoral runoff on Sunday, clinging to its stronghold for a third consecutive term ahead of presidential elections in October, but by a smaller-than-expected margin. Horacio Rodríguez Larreta won 51.6% of ballots cast while his opponent Martin Lousteau picked up 48.4%. Public opinion polls anticipated a ten points difference.