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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 …

The Argentine Football Association (AFA) has decided to explore a new sponsorship platform and has announced that they reached a deal with Uber to become their digital sponsor. This is an interesting development to say the least, especially since the …

A new reform to the City Transit and Transportation Code in Buenos Aires makes it illegal for school bus drivers to take protesters to marches, demonstrations or political rallies, something that is somewhat of a common practice in Argentina. On

The City of Buenos government passed yesterday a bill modifying its transportation code by increasing the legal punishment for what they call “illegal transport.” Even though the bill reaches, for example, school bus drivers who decide to use their vehicle …

Imagine your livelihood is completely attached to your unwavering ability to say “yes” to whatever is asked of you. Be it biking through the rain at night to deliver a box of empanadas or driving a stranger hours away, you

Tensions between taxistas and Uber drivers are at a peak. In just one night last week, five cars were set alight in a blatant act of hostility that has cast light on the simmering tensions between the two factions. Although …

As of next year, all registered taxis will be obliged to accept credit and debit cards as a valid payment method. In the next few days, the proposed bill that incorporates this technology will be sent to the BA City …

Druber is the app that allows you to buy and sell currencies at the best exchange rate, all from the comfort of your own home. Thanks to the founder behind this idea, Juan Manuel Pereyra Murray (he’s also the CEO …

Picture this: You’re standing in line at customs in Ezeiza airport for the first time. You’ve just arrived from a long trip and you just want to take off your shoes and die in whatever hotel/Airbnb you’ve rented out. But

Yesterday saw the first indictment of a “Caza-Uber” (“Uber hunter”) in Buenos Aires, with 32-year old taxi driver Martín Sensón receiving a AR $100,000 penalty and the suspension of his license. Sensón was charged with crimes of minor damage …