Argentina’s central bank governor Alejandro Vanoli said that despite the continued erosion of the Brazilian currency against the US dollar, which ended the week trading at 3.28 Real to the greenback, monetary policy will continue to manage the foreign exchange to avoid volatility and ensure economic growth.
Pro-government labor unions, student organizations and social activists staged demonstrations across Brazil on Friday in support of President Dilma Rousseff, two days before mass protests planned against her administration.
Pope Francis during one of the several interviews motivated by his two years in the Vatican, also referred to his fellow citizens in Argentina, which he described as non humble and on the contrary rather vain and arrogant.
Argentina’s Cabinet Chief Anibal Fernández received United States ambassador to Argentina Noah Mamet in his Casa Rosada office. Apparently the meeting was strictly protocol, and no details of the agenda were supplies to the media.
The administration of President Cristina Fernandez has ordered the declassification of all files connected with the attack against the AMIA Jewish community center that took place in 1994 in Buenos Aires City. Some of the documents were already in the hands of the special prosecutor in charge of investigating the bombing, now late Alberto Nisman.
A release from the Argentine Economy Ministry considered US Judge Thomas Griesa's ruling issued on Thursday a shameful excess of jurisdiction. Judge Griesa blocked Citigroup Inc from processing interest payments by Argentina on some bonds issued under the country's law.