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Tag: Buenos Aires

  • Friday, May 12th 2023 - 10:56 UTC

    Police close down Buenos Aires bar hosting massive sexual gathering

    The owner of the place was fined for exceeding the scope of its operating permit

    A restaurant named “Swap” in the most exclusive Parque Leloir area in Ituzaingó, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, has been closed after patrons were found trading ordinary culinary activities for couple swinging, threesomes, and orgies, it was reported in the Argentine capital.

  • Tuesday, March 21st 2023 - 09:47 UTC

    Argentine electricity company under intervention for 180 days

    Edesur was deficient in the service and it was still moving on with its sale plans, Massa explained

    Following seemingly endless power cuts in the Buenos Aires area, Federal Economy Minister Sergio Massa ordered the intervention of suppliers Edesur and appointed Jorge Ferraresi as the company's new controller for a period of 180 days.

  • Wednesday, February 22nd 2023 - 11:00 UTC

    British maker of autoparts closes Argentine business

    TI Fluid Systems will halt production on Feb. 28 and cease all operations by April 30

    A British maker of auto parts is closing its plant in Victoria in the province of Buenos Aires on the northern outskirts of the country's capital due to the “serious economic situation” the South American nation is going through, it was reported. The sector is particularly affected by foreign exchange restrictions which render inputs unattainable.

  • Tuesday, January 24th 2023 - 09:49 UTC

    Maduro not attending Celac summit after all

    The Venezuelan leader said he endorsed the initiative by Argentina and Brazil to work on a common currency

    Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro canceled his trip to Buenos Aires for the VII Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (Celac). Upon announcing his decision, Maduro spoke of an “aggression plan” from the “neo-fascist right” which endangered his presence in the Argentine capital.

  • Tuesday, January 24th 2023 - 08:52 UTC

    Lula's busy agenda in Buenos Aires

    Lula and Fernández shared a gathering with human rights leaders at Casa Rosada and were joined for a concert later in the day by Evo Morales

    After their bilateral encounter at Casa Rosada, Presidents Alberto Fernández of Argentina and Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva of Brazil met with representatives of human rights organizations, who insisted on getting together with the visiting leader, according to Fernández.

  • Tuesday, January 24th 2023 - 08:42 UTC

    A currency of South American circulation, “in the long term”

    They will also share the intention of creating, in the long term, a currency of South American circulation

    In the eighty plus Cooperation Declaration signed by Argentina and Brazil this Monday in Buenos Aires are included many different areas and topics, and one of them has been most promoted by the Argentine Media, very much sponsored by the current Fernandez-Kirchner administration, and refers to an alleged bilateral “common currency”.

  • Monday, January 2nd 2023 - 09:40 UTC

    Buenos Aires residents welcome New Year in the dark

    The electricity company said the problem was caused by fireworks

    Thousands of residents in the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires saw the New Year's celebrations brought to an abrupt end when a power cut hit several neighborhoods in the Argentine capital between around 0.30 and 2 am on Jan. 1.

  • Monday, December 26th 2022 - 20:40 UTC

    Argentine gov't now says it will pay City of Buenos Aires's tax share

    Fernández said he will use bonds instead of pesos

    The Argentine government announced Monday that it will pay the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires (CABA) its share of the so-called co-participation funds after saying last week that the Supreme Court ruling ordering the measure was untenable and that further appeals “in extremis” would be filed.

  • Friday, December 23rd 2022 - 18:27 UTC

    Authorities on alert over poisonous stingrays on Argentine La Plata river shores

    Stingrays do not attack man, but if people accidentally step on them “they react as a defense,” Feriol explained

    Argentine authorities have issued a series of recommendations after the appearance of poisonous stingrays on the beaches of Punta Lara and Ensenada, south of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires (CABA) was reported.

  • Wednesday, December 21st 2022 - 10:57 UTC

    Over 4 million people celebrate chopper-borne world champs in Buenos Aires

    When compared to other homecoming celebrations of Qatar 2022 teams who were not carrying the trophy, Argentina's paled in style, to put it mildly.

    Over four million Argentine football fans needed in the end to look up to see helicopters carrying the national team players overfly the Obelisk Square area and other parts of Buenos Aires because the bus could simply not get through the crowd along the highway from the Football Association's training camp in Ezeiza.