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As the wage negotiations between the teachers unions in the Buenos Aires Province and representatives from the María Eugenia Vidal administration have come to a standstill, the unions grouped in the Frente de Unidad Docente (FUD) have announced new measures …

March 5 is the set date for children in Argentina to go back to school. However, given the current state of most wage negotiations (paritarias docentes) between teachers unions and the provincial administrations, chances of this happening are …

The Buenos Aires Province dealt with 3,000 false bomb threats to high schools in September. As a result, the territory’s Minister of Security, Cristian Ritondo, announced that the state has pressed charges against 120 parents and children for the false …

Two cars were set on fire last night outside the Buenos Aires Province Security Ministry in the city of La Plata, prompting an investigation by the authorities over what some suspect could have been an attempt to intimidate María Eugenia …

Polls aren’t doing so great in the world these days. Brexit; Trump’s victory in the 2016 US Presidential elections; the Colombian peace referendum and, on a local scale, the 2015 presidential elections. Most polls predicted one result and then we …

Yet again, teachers unions and authorities from Buenos Aires Province’s administration failed to reach an agreement regarding salary increases. However, if there were to be  a silver lining to this whole ordeal, it would be the fact that despite the …

The second day of the teachers’ strike is underway, and, considering how tense things are between unions and the provincial governments (with whom they have to negotiate their salary increases for this year), an agreement still seems to be far, …

Argentina’s current political administration keeps trying (really hard) to convince us that Cambiemos politicians are real live human beings just like us. After The President’s failed attempt to make us believe he was riding a bus in Pilar, it …

Lesson learned. Just because you care about the environment doesn’t mean you should be trusted. Representatives from COLCIC, a charity set up to prevent pollution and flooding, caused a stir when they announced that their volunteers had found eight bodies …

Buenos Aires Governor María Eugenia Vidal is basically living in poverty. OK, that’s an exaggeration but compared to other allies of President Mauricio Macri she basically has no money. Her assets add up to AR$740,000, which is 0.67 percent …