Argentine president claims the US wants her removed: “if something happens to me, look North”

“If something happens to me, look north. Not east” warned the President who also blasted the ruling by US Federal ('municipal' and 'senile') judge Griesa (Pic Telam)“If something happens to me, look north. Not east” warned the President who also blasted the ruling by US Federal ('municipal' and 'senile') judge Griesa (Pic Telam)

Argentine president Cristina Fernandez defiantly claimed on Tuesday that financial, industrial and local political groups together with outside support want to remove her from office, and warned that “if something happens to me, don't look to the Mid East, look North” in clear reference to the United States.

Cristina Fernandez claims US is responsible for Judge Griesa's decision

The Argentine president said Griesa's decision is in violation of international law and the UN and OAS charts (Pic Telam)The Argentine president said Griesa's decision is in violation of international law and the UN and OAS charts (Pic Telam)

President Cristina Fernandez said US Judge Thomas Griesa decision to declare Argentina 'in contempt of court' in the dispute with speculative funds, was in violation of international law, the UN chart and the OAS (Organization of American States) chart.

Spain constitutional court freezes Catalonia referendum, but plans continue

“I regret it because it's against the law, it's beyond democratic law, divides Catalans, distances them from Europe and the rest of Spain” said Rajoy“I regret it because it's against the law, it's beyond democratic law, divides Catalans, distances them from Europe and the rest of Spain” said Rajoy

Spain's Constitutional Court has suspended an independence referendum called by Catalonia for November, although political forces in the wealthy north-east region forged ahead with a political campaign ahead of their planned vote.

Ambassador Castro thanks British unions for support in 'vulture funds' and Malvinas disputes

Ambassador Castro addressing the UK Communication Workers Union’s (CWU) Annual Women’s Congress, held last Saturday in Leeds.Ambassador Castro addressing the UK Communication Workers Union’s (CWU) Annual Women’s Congress, held last Saturday in Leeds.

In a speech delivered to over three hundred trade union delegates, Argentine ambassador in London Alicia Castro thanked the British unions for their support in fighting the 'vulture funds' and in backing the call for dialogue on the question of the Falklands/Malvinas, while praising progress made by Argentina regarding the role of women.

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