Safety concerns grow in Argentina’s dance halls

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The annual Tango Championship is under way in Argentina with all the glitz and excitement of an international event. While the tango competition is drawing a crowd, the dance halls in Buenos Aires are having a hard time when it comes to safety.

CCTV’s Joel Richards filed this report.

Safety concerns grow in Argentina\'s dance halls

Safety concerns grow in Argentina\'s dance halls

The annual Tango Championship is under way in Argentina with all the glitz and excitement of an international event. While the tango competition is drawing a crowd, the dance halls in Buenos Aires are having a hard time when it comes to safety.

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More details:

  • The annual world championship has more than 700 couples competing.
  • Authorities are increasingly concerned about safety following the 2004 Cromanon nightclub fire which killed nearly 200 people.