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    Purchases with foreign cards

    https://www.lanacion.com.ar/economia/analizan-mejorarle-el-tipo-de-cambio-a-los-extranjeros-que-paguen-consumos-locales-con-tarjetas-nid25102021/ Introducing the "dólar gringo". Perhaps something to watch perhaps for those with foreign cards and/ or a hedge option to stay ahead of the official...
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    14O: Large protests and road blocks planned around the country

    https://www.infobae.com/politica/2021/10/13/piqueteros-anunciaron-cortes-en-los-accesos-a-la-ciudad-de-buenos-aires-y-bloqueos-en-todo-el-pais-el-mapa-de-la-protesta/ FYI - Here is a map and list on the planned locations for those moving around tomorrow by road. Pickets expected to start from...
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    PASO Election Results

    In the coming hours the results of todays elections will be in. You can download the government app to see the results here: https://www.argentina.gob.ar/noticias/el-gobierno-lanzo-una-app-para-seguir-los-resultados-de-las-paso As of this moment votes for diputados: Provincia BA - 61,05%...
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    Alberto Fernandez positive for COVID

    https://www.infobae.com/politica/2021/04/03/alberto-fernandez-dio-positivo-de-coronavirus-y-confirmo-que-se-encuentra-aislado/ According to multiple reports circulating at the moment, President Alberto Fernandez tested COVID positive and is in isolation. He has received both doses of the...
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    Updated COVID restrictions on circulation

    As we are moving into the much anticipated "second wave" we can expect to start seeing frequent changes to public health related rules again. Starting a thread for members to post updates as they become known so people can keep up to speed with the rules affecting day to day life inside...
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    Formosa: What is going on and why does it matter?

    What is going on in the province Formosa and why does it matter? It seems the province could not be further from the reality in CABA today in almost every possible sense, but somehow it is still in the same country. The governor declared a return to phase 1 after the appearance of 17 new COVID...
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    "VIP vaccination scandal"

    Following the events last week in Santa Cruz province where a senator and mayor received vaccinations ahead of healthcare or other higher risk groups, Argentina has already discovered a far larger scandal in the making. Minister of Health Gines Garcia and some others inside the government have...
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    Reduced flight schedules and current entry / exit requirements

    https://www.aviacionline.com/2021/02/argentina-listado-actualizado-de-vuelos-internacionales-disponibles-y-guia-de-ingreso/ Here is a good summary of the recently reduced flight schedules announced by each airline currently operating to Argentina as well as all you need to know about travelling...
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    Night time curfew from 08JAN nationwide

    https://www.infobae.com/politica/2021/01/07/el-gobierno-prohibira-la-circulacion-nocturna-en-todo-el-pais-hasta-que-bajen-los-numeros-de-contagios/ A nighttime curfew is to be announced today and effective from 08JAN. People may not circulate from 23:00 or 00:00 until 05:00. Violators will be...
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    Project underway to suspend elections in 2021

    https://www.infobae.com/politica/2020/12/11/ingreso-al-congreso-el-proyecto-para-suspender-las-paso-en-2021/ https://www.pagina12.com.ar/311512-paso-alberto-fernandez-dijo-que-se-sometera-a-lo-decida-el-c Almost all Peronist governors are pushing for a suspension of next year's mid-term...
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    Electrical blackouts coming

    https://www.infobae.com/economia/2020/10/19/el-gobierno-ya-admitio-que-este-verano-habra-cortes-de-luz/ More great news from Argentina to get your week off to a good start. The government are predicting many blackouts this summer as demand outstrips supply with more people at hiding at home...
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    Government wants to set up news censorship agency

    https://www.infobae.com/politica/2020/10/11/el-kirchnerismo-creo-un-organismo-para-supervisar-que-noticias-se-publican-en-los-medios-de-comunicacion/ These people have no limits. Ironic since their own media channels are rife with vitriol, name calling and enticement. This is the next step...
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    COVID: Argentina in sixth place

    https://www.infobae.com/sociedad/2020/10/09/coronavirus-confirmaron-515-muertes-en-las-ultimas-24-horas-y-argentina-ya-esta-6-en-el-ranking-de-paises-con-mas-casos/ Argentina surpasses Spain and is now in the sixth place globally in terms of total cases. Argentina certainly is not the sixth...
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    Poverty in Argentina

    https://www.infobae.com/economia/2020/10/01/con-el-nuevo-salto-de-la-pobreza-la-argentina-volvio-a-ocupar-uno-de-los-peores-lugares-de-la-region-para-las-personas-mas-vulnerables/ Some rather sobering statistics about poverty in Argentina in comparison to the rest of South America have emerged...
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    Erotic act in chamber of deputies session

    https://www.infobae.com/politica/2020/09/24/escandalo-en-diputados-un-legislador-del-frente-de-todos-se-mostro-en-un-acto-erotico-en-plena-sesion/ DISCLAIMER: If you are easily offended you may want to avoid this article and Argentine politics in general. Just when one thinks that Argentine...
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    Epicenter of Pandemic in Latin America now becoming Argentina

    Coverage According to the BBC: Meanwhile the virus appears to be stabilising or slowing down in hard-hit countries Brazil and Mexico. The latest figures from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control show that of the three, Argentina is currently the worst-hit according to its...
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    September Flights

    FYI - for anyone who needs to go home over this next month. Not all are available to the public like the AR flights to Larnaca (military charter) There are now flights to GRU that could open options for onward international flights from there, but not sure about remaining availability. AR...
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    The Mysterious Pipers of Palermo

    OK, I am not going quarantine crazy... just yet. But, for years I have noticed people on bikes or foot with little carritos making these loud sounds with a pipe-flute or something as they go down the streets in Palermo. Typically it is one long blast followed by a few shorter blasts at...
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    Argentina: Tierra Amor y Venganza - Cristina strikes again?

    Get your popcorn ready for another great show to keep us entertained while we are all locked away in cuarentena. On the latest season of Argentina: Tierra Amor y Venganza a man has been found brutally murdered in sleepy El Calafate two days after he flew there from Buenos Aires to attend to...
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    Developing Story: LATAM Argentina will permanently cease operations

    Will post media links once they are available. This afternoon around 14:00 LATAM group CEO should make an announcement that LATAM subsidiary LATAM Argentina will close down. Unclear what will happen to the employees at this moment. It sounds like LATAM will maintain international links to...
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