BUENOS AIRES Argentina's largest oil workers union said on Wednesday that it would call a strike if the government does not allow it to privately purchase COVID-19 vaccines, amid a second wave of infections sweeping the country.
BUENOS AIRES Argentina's Supreme Court overruled President Alberto Fernandez's decree to close Buenos Aires schools amid a surge in coronavirus cases, siding with the city government who had sought to keep kids in class.
BUENOS AIRES Protesting health workers who erected roadblocks over the last three weeks at the sprawling Vaca Muerta shale oil deposit in Argentina said on Wednesday that they shifted the protests to other parts of Patagonia.
BUENOS AIRES, April 19 Road blocks erected by
striking healthcare workers at the sprawling Argentine shale oil
and gas deposit of Vaca Muerta left the local area without fuel
and slowed production, union representative Marco Campos said on
BUENOS AIRES, April 15 Argentina's national
government and authorities in capital Buenos Aires are clashing
over tightened COVID-19 restrictions and the closure of schools
in and around the city.
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) -Argentina's government will tighten pandemic restrictions in and around the capital Buenos Aires to rein in a sharp spike in COVID-19 cases, including shutting schools and imposing a curfew from 8pm to limit social activity.
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) -Argentina's labor ministry called for a mandatory 15-day period of fresh talks between oil sector workers and the country's largest oil producing companies, requiring a workers union to call off a strike announced hours earlier over a wage hike.
BUENOS AIRES, April 13 Production and other
activity around Argentina's huge Vaca Muerta oil and gas
reserves in Patagonia were affected on Tuesday by health care
workers who blocked roads as part of a protest to demand better
wages amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according to sources and
BUENOS AIRES Argentina tightened movement restrictions on Wednesday including curtailing the leisure industry and blocking nonessential workers from using public transport after the country hit a record number of COVID-19 infections as it struggles with a second wave of the virus.
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) -Argentina on Saturday confirmed that President Alberto Fernandez has tested positive for the new coronavirus, saying the first-term Peronist leader was in generally good health despite having suffered a headache and light fever.