Taxi drivers are to begin an indefinite strike to protest app-based ride-sharing services on Tuesday, October 8, and Thursday, October 11, in Buenos Aires. Protests are planned across the city from 09:00 (local time) through 11:00 on both days. Those participating in the protests intend on gathering and blocking roads at several meeting points:
- Av. Del Libertador and Gral. Paz
- Av. Cabildo and Gral. Paz
- Av Ricardo Balbín and Gral. Paz
- Av. Rivadavia and Gral. Paz
- Av. J. B. Alberdi and Gral. Paz
- Av. 9 de Julio and San Juan
- Puente Pueyrredón
- Puente Pompeya
- Puente Vélez Sarsfield
- Puente Almirante Brown.
Similar blockades are possible in other urban centers. Taxi service interruptions are to be expected. Associated localized transportation disruptions and a heightened security presence are expected in the vicinity of all protests.
Individuals in Buenos Aires are advised to monitor developments to the situation, prepare for transportation disruptions and make alternative arrangements if possible, avoid all protests as a precaution, and adhere to instructions issued by local authorities.
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