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Entries with Keyword crime

You’ve probably already experienced it, a ride with one of those Buenos Aires taxi drivers that have enough anger pent up inside them that it just flows out with every word they speak. Stories are a dime a dozen, from …

Imagine that you’ve just touched down at Ezeiza international airport. It’s the middle of the night. You’re tired, dazed, confused, and just looking to get home. You’ve just stood in line for upwards of an hour at customs, and you’re …

As many of us know firsthand, getting your cell phone stolen is part of the experience living in Buenos Aires, but new proposals hope to see robberies reduced in the near future. As of yesterday, all phones that are reported …

The Casa Rosada committed to increasing its security today, after news surfaced that a journalist covering the Executive’s daily activities was detained on Friday. Juan Illescas, working for Radio Integral, a station based in the Entre Ríos province, stands accused …

If you’ve ever spent more than just a few days in Buenos Aires, you’ve probably been told to hold on tight to your cell phone, lest it be stolen. Be it on the subway or the colectivo, waiting for …

Local rock musician Cristián “Pity” Álvarez was officially indicted of aggravated homicide today, following the July 12th murder of 36 year-old Cristian Maximiliano Díaz, whose body was found right outside the musician’s home in Buenos Aires. 

Law enforcement arrived on

A thirty year-old man struck and killed 23 year-old French tourist Jonathan Elie Louis Jauneau while driving his Ford Fiesta last night in the Buenos Aires neighborhood of Palermo. While the victim died on the scene, the driver – a …

On Thursday, the Buenos Aires City government presented the new numbers from the 2017 “Crime Map.” According to the official report from the Security Ministry, there were 68,297 thefts inside Capital Federal; Palermo tops the ranking, as the primary

From whistles, to lip-smacking, to lewd comments – according to a survey from 2016, 100% of women living in Buenos Aires at the time had experienced some form of street harassment. Last year Argentina began to legislate against such …

Following the rape and murder of 21-year-old Micaela García in Entre Ríos this month, there has been a national outcry for the government to act against the continually high rates of similar crimes in Argentina. Now the government is to