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Following an eventful weekend for Uber, which saw the company’s offices raided by government officials, public prosecutor Martín Lapadú has now put in a request to have the Uber webpage and smartphone application blocked. Yesterday, Lapadú reportedly asked the National …

In response to a less than welcoming reception in the City of Buenos Aires, Uber has announced that it will offer passengers 15 free rides from now until Wednesday, provided that each individual trip comes out to less than AR …

I am sitting in my car on a crowded six-lane avenue during midday traffic. I am also on my phone, represented as a blue dot painfully inching along a map of the city on a pre-determined line. I move forward

*Update: the roadblocks have been lifted.

An appropriately dark and stormy morning hails in a massive taxi protest today beginning at 10 AM, which yes is set to make your life a living hell in terms of transit. Or if …

Uber has suffered its first victim in the City of Buenos Aires: a mere few hours after the ride-sharing app was launched on Tuesday, a black Chevrolet operating in its service was pulled over in the neighborhood of Caballito and …

At 4 PM today, the controversial ride-sharing app Uber began operations in the city of Buenos Aires. In response, as Uber began to pick up its first passengers, local taxi drivers blockaded roads across the city in protest. Traffic jams …

*Story in development*

An official tweet from Uber’s Argentine Twitter account has announced that, starting at 4 PM today, Uber will officially begin operations in the City of Buenos Aires, so users who have downloaded the Uber app will be …

Uber, the popular transportation alternative to taxi, publicized recently that it is planning on expanding its operations to Argentina — an announcement that hasn’t been welcomed by all. Since early January, Uber has posted numerous job advertisements on LinkedIn suggesting …

The Metropolitan Taxi Federation and the Buenos Aires City Government announced today that cab fares will see a 20 percent hike starting Saturday, meaning you now have another yet another reason to finally follow through with that New Years’ resolution …

We’ve all had them, the dreaded bad taxi experiences. You hop into a car, the driver’s friend “Checho” is in the front seat and before they drop you off at your emergency cardiology appointment, they take a 10-block detour to