Argentina’s most recent change of Government, created tension and uncertainty among the population due to an unprecedented increase of poverty and unemployment. Street protests have soared in the past 6 months, crime increased dramatically, and a robbery gone wrong in 2019 made the news worldwide, following the murder of a British tourist.
Tourist and foreign executive travelers have been targeted by street gangs from arrival to the airport, during the transfer to the city, during commutes to and from the workplace and especially after dark while going to restaurants or attending events. Travel Security training pre-departure is suggested and is always included for free when utilizing our transport and EP services, please visit our Travel Security eLearning course for more information
Buenos Aires being the capital and home for the Argentinian government is often subjected to random protests blocking traffic on major freeways, or areas in the vicinity of Government buildings, public or private events. Street crimes increased as poverty levels are higher than in the past 50 years, causing concerns especially in the most affluent areas of the city.