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Shantytown Residents in Buenos Aires Mount Hunger Strike

Shantytown Residents in Buenos Aires Mount Hunger Strike BUENOS AIRES – Residents of shantytowns in the Argentine capital on Monday began a hunger strike at a tent set up downtown to demand improvements for their neighborhoods. The representatives of 17 shantytowns – or “favelas” – are going without solid … Read more on Latin American Herald […]

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Which services will be affected by nationwide strike

Which services will be affected by nationwide strike Great Buenos Aires. In the Northern area, Henry Ford and Panamericana highway; In the Southern area, Fate (Llavallol); in the Western area, Ecotrans (Pirelli) and Castelar train station. Puente La Noria and Route 3 in Isidro Casanova will be the … Read more on Buenos Aires Herald

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Services affected by nationwide strike

Services affected by nationwide strike Education: Municipal teachers will go on strike, so will the Union of Teachers of Buenos Aires, affecting school classes in the province. Private universities will work normally. Justice: The National Justice Employees Union, led by Julio Piumato, will … Read more on Buenos Aires Herald

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Villa Gesell lightning strike death toll rises to 4

Villa Gesell lightning strike death toll rises to 4 Buenos Aires province Governor Daniel Scioli arrived at the scene from the coastal city of Mar del Plata in order to supervise the rescue activities. “It's a tragedy,” Scioli said, before praising the “titanic” job carried out by Pablo Lucero, director … Read more on Buenos […]

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Colon president resigns after players go on strike

Colon president resigns after players go on strike BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — The president of Argentine first division club Colon resigned on Tuesday, a day after players went on strike and refused to play a match against Atletico Rafaela because they had not been paid. Players say they are owed … Read more on SunHerald.com

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Rat infestation prompts Buenos Aires tribunal strike

Rat infestation prompts Buenos Aires tribunal strike The building in central Buenos Aires housing the tribunal is said to have been invaded by the rodents. The judicial workers demanded a swift eradication programme be implemented. "The building must be cleared of rats, disinfected and thoroughly cleaned … Read more on BBC News

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Strike halts subway Line B again

Strike halts subway Line B again The long conflict between the Buenos Aires subway workers union, the Buenos Aires City government and the the Subte licensee company Metrovías led to another nightmare Friday after a strike was called on Line B prompting traffic jams as commuters were … Read more on Buenos Aires Herald

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Railway workers' strike in Buenos Aires ends in riots

Railway workers' strike in Buenos Aires ends in riots Eighteen people have been arrested following a strike by railway workers in the Argentine capital Buenos Aires on Wednesday. Shops were attacked and stalls burned around one of the city's main train stations, amid anger over train lines being brought … Read more on BBC News

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Appeals Court aims to strike balance in Gov't-Clarín brawl

Appeals Court aims to strike balance in Gov't-Clarín brawl A federal court ordered the Cristina Fernández de Kirchner administration yesterday to “fairly” distribute state advertising on the five broadcast Buenos Aires City television channels, following a presentation made by media foe Grupo Clarín. But the … Read more on Buenos Aires Herald

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Buenos Aires province teachers threaten to strike again

Buenos Aires province teachers threaten to strike again The Buenos Aires province teachers' union announced in a press briefing today they will continue protesting "until the government improves the 22.6 percent wage hike offer." If that doesn't happen in the next hours, they will renew the call for 48-hour … Read more on Buenos Aires […]

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Lufthansa cancels 1700 flights due to Monday's union strike

Lufthansa cancels 1700 flights due to Monday's union strike Germany's largest airline Lufthansa said it was cancelling almost 1700 flights on Monday, mostly on domestic and short-haul European routes, as a result of planned strike action by thousands of workers calling for higher pay. Verdi, representing 33,000 … Read more on Buenos Aires Herald

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Moyano: 'All conditions are set' for the CGT to carry a national strike

Moyano: 'All conditions are set' for the CGT to carry a national strike CGT leader Hugo Moyano announced “all conditions are ready” for his organisation to take part in a national strike run by the Argentine Workers' Central Union (CTA). However, he said they still need to choose "the best moment for it”. Additionally, the […]

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UTA bus drivers threaten strike actions for next week

UTA bus drivers threaten strike actions for next week The Rail Automobile Union (UTA in Spanish) has warned it would launch a nationwide intermittent strike action as for next week if salary negotiations fail affecting short, middle and long distance passengers. According to UTA's press secretary Mario … Read more on Buenos Aires Herald

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Buenos Aires province teachers threaten more strike action

Buenos Aires province teachers threaten more strike action “This Friday force measures will be decided if we are not called for a new proposal”, the head of the Buenos Aires Education Workers Union (SUTEBA in Spanish) affirmed and warned that the conflict “will deepen” if the province “decrees the salary hike”. Read more on Buenos […]

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Waste drivers launch strike over health care dispute in Buenos Aires

Waste drivers launch strike over health care dispute in Buenos Aires The smell of rotting garbage has filled the Argentine capital Buenos Aires as a group of trash drivers belonging to companies CLIBA and AESA launched a strike demanding improvements in their trade union-run medical insurance. The sudden move – that … Read more on […]

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