The five main national teacher unions rejected the Government’s offer of raising the minimum wage floor to 2800 pesos, after a meeting held in the Labour Ministry. Teachers insist on a 28 percent raise and a minimum wage of 3000 pesos.
Retiro bus terminal was filled to the brim as thousands of people were set to leave the City en route to touristic spots on account of the four-day-long Carnival weekend.
Biochemist and Chemist Union secretary-general Marcelo Peretta warned that the import controls are leading to a shortage of medicine in pharmacies.
Buenos Aires stocks presented gains with the Merval benchmark stock index edging up by 1.5 to 2,767.66 points. Meanwhile, Argentina's country-risk fell by 3.8 percent to 812 basis points in the JP Morgan EMBI index.
Antonio Caló has reportedly formally accepted to run as candidate to replace CGT boss Hugo Moyano, as his bid is backed by most unions that have drifted from the current umbrella union administration, per ambito.com
Officials at the head of the current tensions affecting the mining industry in Catamarca province, ordered that both pro-mining and anti-mining protest groups lift the roadblocks that were cutting off access to the town of Andalgalá.
Buenos Aires City government has decided to postpone the offer of a $415 million dollar bond because of the current volatility in the market, Treasury Secretary Néstor Grindetti stated
The US dollar stood at AR$4.32/AR$4.365 today, remaining unchanged from the previous price at the close business yesterday at Buenos Aires exchange houses.
Justice and Human Rights Minister Julio Alak announced in Paris that the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) had “unanimously congratulated Argentina over its outstanding progress on matters such as control, prevention and punishment of money laundering activities.”
The Transport Secretariat, conducted by Juan Pablo Schiavi, has taken away all subsidies on premium bus services working in both Buenos Aires City and Greater Buenos Aires areas, as it was published today in the country's Official Gazette.