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Argentina Hikes Bus, Train Ticket Prices Amid Job Cut Protests

Commuters in Argentina's capital will see a 100 percent increase for train and bus tickets starting next month under a plan announced on Thursday as part of the new president's fiscal austerity push. Bus tickets will go to 6 pesos ($0.41) from 3 pesos currently paid by average riders. A 2-peso basic train ticket will jump to 4 pesos ($0.27) under the plan that Transportation Minister Guillermo Dietrich said will go into effect April 8. "It's our responsibility to run a...

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