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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 been ordered to cease operating in the City of Buenos Aires, mammoth fines have been issued, rocks (or more precisely, sidewalk chunks) have been thrown, and now President Mauricio Macri himself has weighed in on the Uber debate …

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 …

The Uber dream was short lived: a mere 24 hours after the ride-sharing app was launched in the City of Buenos Aires — thwarting previous City Government declarations that the service was illegal according to local legislation — a court

A few hours after announcing it would begin its operations in the City of Buenos Aires today, Uber published a map showing the jurisdictions in which it will operate. Besides obviously including the entire capital, the app will reach a …

In an interview this afternoon, the City of Buenos Aires’ Transportation Secretary Juan José Méndez stated that the ride-sharing app Uber, which began to operate today at 4 PM, is considered illegal and that Uber vehicles “will be towed if …

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 …