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Tag: Jujuy

  • Friday, February 16th 2024 - 11:40 UTC

    Now Argentines do their shopping across the border due to lower prices

    A “blue” dollar exchange rate in Bolivia makes things even more affordable to Argentines in bordering areas

    After little over two months in office, President Javier Milei has managed to reverse a trend whereby people from neighboring countries crossed the border to do their shopping in Argentina. According to reports from the provinces of Misiones and Jujuy, it is now less expensive for Argentines to do it the other way around.

  • Wednesday, February 8th 2023 - 09:37 UTC

    Lithium provinces want a slice of huge revenues

    “There is an exorbitant increase in lithium prices at an international level,” Morales underlined

    Argentina's Lithium Round Table convened Tuesday in Buenos Aires to discuss a proposal whereby the country would promote adding value to the extracting activity. The meeting was chaired by Jujuy Governor and Presidential hopeful Gerardo Morales, who warned that the participating provinces were being cast aside from the activity's large revenues.

  • Tuesday, March 15th 2022 - 09:29 UTC

    Arrest warrant issued in Argentina against Diosdado Cabello

    Cabello is sought by US authorities for drug trafficking

    Argentine surrogate Judge Mariela Alejandra Giménez has issued an arrest warrant against Venezuela's Government leader Diosdado Cabello, number two of the ruling PSUV, should he try to enter the country. Authorities believe Cabello might try to travel through the northern border in the province of Jujuy.

  • Saturday, October 16th 2021 - 09:07 UTC

    Jet SMART's new nonstop destination from Buenos Aires' Aeroparque

    Haquim highlighted the importance of private companies willing to invest in Jujuy

    Budget carrier Jet SMART's flight took off from Buenos Aires' Aeroparque Jorge Newbery (AEP) Thursday at 5.19 pm for Jujuy's Gobernador Guzmán (JUJ) airport, marking the first flight of the airline's new nonstop service three times a week.

  • Monday, August 19th 2019 - 10:46 UTC

    China trusts Argentina and acquires 50% of lithium brine project in Jujuy

    Ganfeng, based China's Jiangxi province, is one of the world's biggest producers of lithium, a key ingredient in rechargeable batteries, and a supplier of Telsa

    China's Ganfeng Lithium , said on Sunday it had completed a US$ 160 million deal to raise its stake in the Cauchari-Olaroz lithium brine project in the northern province of Jujuy, Argentina to 50%.

  • Wednesday, January 16th 2019 - 09:31 UTC

    Hanta virus outbreak in a Patagonia Chubut province town

    In Epuyen where an epidemiologic contingency has been declared, ten people have died and some 85 residents out of a total population of 3.000 are in quarantine

    Argentina's northern province of Jujuy has reported a first case of a patient suffering of the hanta virus contagion. The report is considered very serious since in the Patagonian province of Chubut there have been several deaths and some 85 residents of a town are in quarantine to stop the spread of the virus contagion.