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Tag: Patricia Bullrich

  • Thursday, May 9th 2024 - 19:10 UTC

    Argentine Security Minister tells CGT to “go to work”

    “Stop fucking around,” Bullrich told the strike's organizers who boycotted public transport services so that the stoppage would be larger

    Argentine authorities said 40% of the buses were running as the General Labor Confederation (CGT) staged its second strike against the administration of President Javier Milei to protest against his “chainsaw” economic measures that have dwindled people's incomes.

  • Tuesday, April 30th 2024 - 10:42 UTC

    USCG James arrives in Argentina for cooperation maneuvers

    Milei and his entourage donned Coast Guard jackets to the event

    Donning Coast Guard (PNA) jackets, Argentine President Javier Milei, Security Minister Patricia Bullrich (Security), and Presidential Secretary Karina Milei participated Monday in the ceremony welcoming the US Coast Guard cutter James (WMSL 754) to Buenos Aires for joint actions with local forces to prevent illegal fishing in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) in the South Atlantic. The James will stay in Buenos Aires until Friday.

  • Tuesday, April 16th 2024 - 19:27 UTC

    Milei to no longer fly on passenger services out of security concerns

    “Indeed, the President will stop using commercial airplanes,” Adorni announced

    Argentine President Javier Milei will no longer use commercial flights due to security concerns stemming from his stance beside Israel in the ongoing crisis in the Middle East, it was announced in Buenos Aires on Tuesday.

  • Tuesday, April 16th 2024 - 18:22 UTC

    Bolivia denies issuing passports to Iranian citizens

    From the 210,000 passports issued to Bolivian citizens between 2023 and 2024, none was given to a national of another country, La Paz insisted

    Bolivian authorities denied Tuesday the allegations by Argentina's Security Minister Patricia Bullrich that passports were being given to Iranian operatives as a result of the defense agreement between La Paz and Tehran due to which Buenos Aires upped its military readiness in border areas after siding with Israel in the ongoing conflict in the Middle East.

  • Thursday, April 11th 2024 - 10:55 UTC

    Demonstrators arrested, reporters wounded as police crush demonstration in Buenos Aires

    An activist described the police's “ambush” as intimidating against anyone opposing Milei's

    Protesters were wounded and arrested in Buenos Aires Wednesday as law enforcement forces crushed a demonstration along the iconic 9 de Julio Avenue against the policies of Libertarian President Javier Milei that rendered social organizations almost helpless in the face of increasing constraints. Some journalists were also injured or apprehended during the incidents.

  • Wednesday, March 20th 2024 - 08:17 UTC

    Argentina: Mauricio Macri becomes PRO Party Chairman

    The former president plans to boost the careers of Torres, Frigerio as well as that of his cousin

    Former Argentine President Mauricio Macri was appointed Tuesday to chair the Propuesta Republicana (PRO) Party which he founded and which led him to the Casa Rosada between 2015 and 2019 under the Juntos por el Cambio (JxC) coalition with the Radical Civic Unión (UCR) and other political forces.

  • Tuesday, March 19th 2024 - 19:05 UTC

    Drug gang expansion feared as federal forces handle security in Rosario

    “If they are not stopped,” these gangs will “move to another territory,” Roncaglia warned

    As federal troops are deployed to tackle drug trafficking in the city of Rosario, authorities in other parts of the province of Santa Fe and its neighboring territories now fear gangs might migrate in search of other, less challenging venues to keep their illegal business going.

  • Monday, March 18th 2024 - 19:29 UTC

    Protesters prevented from blocking access to Buenos Aires

    Protesters were met with Bullrich's anti-riot protocol which includes the use of tear gas

    Federal troops and Buenos Aires City Police clashed Monday with leftwing organizations seeking to block access to the country's capital through the Saavedra (north) and Pueyrredón (south) bridges to protest against President Javier Milei's policies.

  • Thursday, March 14th 2024 - 10:46 UTC

    New guidelines on use of firearms issued to tackle violence in Rosario

    Bullrich's new regulations repeal all previous ministerial resolutions and provisions regarding the use of weapons

    Argentine authorities issued a new set of guidelines regarding the use of firearms by federal law enforcement forces deployed to curb gang violence in the city of Rosario, it was reported Wednesday in Buenos Aires as the measure was to be released in Thursday's edition of the Official Gazette.

  • Wednesday, February 28th 2024 - 10:55 UTC

    Bullrich warns rebel governors with reprisals

    Macri should express his stance regarding Torres' threat, Bullrich insisted

    Argentina's Security Patricia Bullrich strongly cautioned all provincial governors who announced measures in reprisal for the federal government's decision to cut funding to provincial administrations already in debt with the national coffers. “All the resources of the State will go against those who want to rebel,” Bullrich stressed.