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Tag: Buenos Aires

  • Wednesday, November 29th 2023 - 09:31 UTC

    Buenos Aires Court rulings go Macri's way

    CFK will lose all immunity effective Dec. 10.

    Separate court rulings issued Tuesday in Buenos Aires seemed to accommodate former President Mauricio Macri's agenda, thus heralding the times to come after Javier Milei's Dec. 10 inauguration.

  • Wednesday, November 15th 2023 - 18:10 UTC

    Roger Waters denied hotel rooms in Buenos Aires, Montevideo for his stance on Middle East issues

    Waters said it was the work of pro-Israel lobbyists

    Former Pink Floyd frontman Roger Waters has been denied room bookings at two Montevideo hotels because of his anti-Israel stance on the ongoing Middle East conflict with the terrorist group Hamas.

  • Friday, November 3rd 2023 - 10:09 UTC

    French tourist dies in Buenos Aires after robbery

    André René Meteier had a daughter living in the Argentine capital

    A 77-year-old French tourist dropped dead of an apparent heart attack at a police station in Buenos Aires Thursday. He was going to file a report after he had been robbed of his belongings when he was about to board an intercity bus at the Retiro Terminal in the Argentine capital.

  • Wednesday, October 25th 2023 - 11:15 UTC

    City of Buenos Aires has new Mayor-elect: another Macri

    Jorge Macri will thus succeed Horacio Rodríguez Larreta on Dec. 10

    Former Argentine President Mauricio Macri's cousin Jorge will become the next Mayor of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires after Leandro Santoro of Economy Minister and presidential hopeful Sergio Massa's Unión por la Patria (UP) announced he would not be taking part in the runoff for which he had qualified last Sunday.

  • Tuesday, October 10th 2023 - 10:18 UTC

    Marches staged in Buenos Aires for and against Israel

    “We are very grateful that here in Argentina they condemn terrorism,” Ambassador Sela said

    Scores of members of the Jewish community in Argentina marched down Buenos Aires' Estado de Israel Avenue in front of the Hacoaj Club given Hamas' attacks during the weekend. They chanted slogans such as “Together, Israel will always defeat terror.”

  • Saturday, October 7th 2023 - 09:14 UTC

    False bomb threats affect flights from Sao Paulo to Buenos Aires

    Both flights were carrying Argentine fans who supported Boca Juniors against Palmeiras on Thursday evening

    Argentina's Airport Security Police (PSA) Friday enacted its explosives deactivation protocol at Buenos Aires' Aeroparque Jorge Newbery Airport after two flights inbound from Sao Paulo's Guarulhos were said to be carrying a bomb aboard each. Two simultaneous bomb threats were received at the Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 call center, it was reported.

  • Thursday, August 31st 2023 - 07:07 UTC

    Popular Uruguayan trap artist arrested twice in Argentina: Suspected of robbery

    Cedrés was arrested again in the context of a robbery at a country house in the San Vicente neighborhood

    Uruguayan singer Facundo Cedrés, better known as Pekeño 77, has been arrested twice in Argentina in recent days. On Saturday, he was arrested in Buenos Aires for “suspicious attitude” when police officers observed a Ford Ecosport van entering a service station. Cedrés was one of three Uruguayan citizens in the van and identified himself as Pekeño 77. The police seized the van, tools, and a significant amount of money in US dollars and Argentine pesos. He was released after the arrest.

  • Wednesday, August 2nd 2023 - 10:57 UTC

    Hottest Aug. 1 in 117 years recorded in Buenos Aires

    Tuesday's highest temperatures in CABA were recorded at 4 pm by the SMN

    The Autonomous City of Buenos Aires (CABA), the capital of Argentina, Tuesday recorded its hottest Aug. 1 in the last 117 years, with temperatures reaching 30.1 degrees Celsius, according to National Meteorological Service (SMN) data.

  • Thursday, July 6th 2023 - 10:52 UTC

    Buenos Aires City Police to start using stun guns

    The idea is to contain offenders without danger for him/her or third parties, Burzaco explained

    Buenos Aires City authorities Wednesday announced the metropolitan police will start using non-lethal stun guns as of July 17, it was reported from the Argentine capital. City Security Minister Eugenio Burzaco confirmed some 250 officers will be on the streets carrying these weapons.

  • 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.