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Argentina: Taxi driver protest in Buenos Aires July 30

Transportation disruptions expected in central Buenos Aires as taxi drivers protest Uber competition July 30

30 Jul 02:50 PM UTC
TIMEFRAME expected from 7/30/2018, 12:00 AM until 7/31/2018, 11:59 PM (America/Argentina/Buenos_Aires). COUNTRY/REGION Buenos Aires

Event

Unions representing taxi drivers in Argentina have called for demonstrations to take place in Buenos Aires on Monday, July 30. Taxi drivers are expected to block several roads in the center of the city to protest against perceived unfair competition from ride-sharing services like Uber. Severe traffic disruptions are expected in the vicinity of Avenida Corrientes and Avenida Callao.

Context

Protests by taxi drivers in Argentina began earlier in July, after a court removed restrictions on Uber.

Advice

Individuals in Buenos Aires are advised to avoid all demonstrations as a precaution, prepare for traffic disruptions, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

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