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Power cuts return to Buenos Aires as temperatures soar

Power cuts return to Buenos Aires as temperatures soar Thousands of Edenor and Edesur customers were once again left without electrical power, as blackouts returned last night to areas of Buenos Aires City and the wider conurbation. Residents in the western neighbourhoods of Ciudadela, Haedo, Ramos Mejía … Read more on Buenos Aires Herald

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Power cuts in Argentina: a crisis foretold

Power cuts in Argentina: a crisis foretold Argentina was until recently an oil and gas exporter. The reform of its electricity regulation during the 1990s was hailed by experts as one of the most efficient and advanced in the world. For instance, a World Bank study notes that output increased … Read more on Buenos […]

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Gov't: 98% of blackout victims have power

Gov't: 98% of blackout victims have power Gov't: 98% of blackout victims have power. Residents in Buenos Aires protest against the lack of electrical power. The Security Ministry today affirmed that power services were returning to normal following almost two weeks of blackouts, revealing that … Read more on Buenos Aires Herald

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Macri: Power cuts due to government energy policy

Macri: Power cuts due to government energy policy Buenos Aires City mayor Mauricio Macri has placed responsibility for recent blackouts at the feet of the national government, stating that misguided energy policies were the reason for power cuts as power consumption reached record levels. "The cuts … Read more on Buenos Aires Herald

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Ministry launches power works in Buenos Aires province

Ministry launches power works in Buenos Aires province Argentina's planning ministry (Minplan) has launched works to improve power services in the city of Pilar, Buenos Aires province, worth 230mn pesos (US$ 46.2mn), according to the ministry's website. The project, expected to end by mid-2014, includes a … Read more on Cogeneration & On-Site Power Production […]

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Fan power — here and there

Fan power — here and there Boca Juniors fans on the march in Buenos Aires on Wednesday. By: Eric Weil. A good thing, if it's not too fanatical… In England and Wales there is a federation of soccer fans with a membership of 200,000 which is powerful enough to make its voice … Read more […]

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Lescano reiterates power cut 'not sabotage'

Lescano reiterates power cut 'not sabotage' The head of the power workers' union Oscar Lescano reiterated today that the mass power cut that affected over a million people across Buenos Aires last week was not planned, but was caused by tree hitting the power lines. A court inquiry was opened … Read more on Buenos […]

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Buenos Aires Power Cut as Heat Fuels Highest Demand This Year

Buenos Aires Power Cut as Heat Fuels Highest Demand This Year Electricity supply was cut in central Buenos Aires today, disrupting subways, after soaring temperatures sent demand to the highest level this year. “We reached a record for the year at 3 p.m.,” said Alejandra Martinez, a spokeswoman for distributor … Read more on Bloomberg

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No end to Buenos Aires subway strike amid power struggle between president

No end to Buenos Aires subway strike amid power struggle between president … BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – There's still no exit in the weeklong subway strike in Argentina's capital, where President Cristina Fernandez and Buenos Aires Mayor Mauricio Macri are locked in a power struggle that has a million commuters caught in the … Read […]

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Argentines Protest Power Cuts at Edesur, Edenor, Telam Reports

Argentines Protest Power Cuts at Edesur, Edenor, Telam Reports Residents of shanty towns in the Argentine capital Buenos Aires protested today at the offices of two electric utilities over persistent power cuts in their neighborhoods, state-run news agency Telam reported. The residents want Empresa Distribuidora y … Read more on Businessweek

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Argentine president grants vast power to economic adviser who inspired YPF takeover – Washington Post

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Argentina’s president granted vast new power over the nation’s economy Friday to a young firebrand who was the brains behind the takeover of YPF from Spain’s Repsol oil company. Axel Kicillof is now responsible for … Buenos Aires – Bing News

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Soft power?

Soft power? Before this month the presidential camp's strategy regarding Buenos Aires Governor Daniel Scioli was restricted to cutting him down to size in order to prevent a popularity often topping that of President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner from turning him … Read more on Buenos Aires Herald

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