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US has offered to collaborate with the Argentine investigation of “K corruption notebooks”

Tuesday, August 28th 2018 - 07:14 UTC
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According to Buenos Aires daily Clarin, United States authorities have offered to collaborate with Argentine President Mauricio Macri’s government in the ongoing “K notebook scandal” by providing confidential information on a number of US bank accounts used to hold alleged Kirchner bribe money. Read full article

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  • Patrick Edgar

    What a completely outrageous transgression and invasive violation of all political and diplomatic respect towards another nation's sovereign and internal affairs.
    This is completely unbelievable !

    Aug 28th, 2018 - 08:36 pm - Link - Report abuse -4
  • falklandlad

    PE,
    Why's that? Were you in on the take too? Deserved transparent justification in my view.

    Aug 28th, 2018 - 09:08 pm - Link - Report abuse +3
  • Patrick Edgar

    Why has someone minused my comment !!? What the hell is wrong with you people! All ethics among nations go out the window then when it comes to benefiting your governments!? How is that any different to the invasive warring autocracies of world history ! Each day the US and UK become progressively more reminiscent of NAZI-FASCIST Europe !! Slowly denuding their once unperceived slanderous social education campaigns meant to keep convincing the world Latin American nations and most other nations of the world are less democratic and poorer in human rights than their virtuous selves. Indeed there are increasingly more instances not too long about unbeknownst, that reveal many Hispanic countries much more tolerant and liberally accepting of people's lives in general than what you would ever see American society pass over without some kind of judgmentally curtailing action, or segregating effect. Many countries around the world are, one would say by the grace of karma, demonstrating how now it is the US and some of its “friends” who are exhibiting the very same characteristics they spend decades condescendingly opinionating and educating the cultures of the world, these chosen less respectable countries were in contrast to them.
    Everything in human civilization that aims to separate or categorize people in the world, will eventually sooner or later come around full circle to hit its perpetrator in the head. That's just a natural law.
    ... Let's just see now, in a few months time how “helpful” you all are when it's M.Macri's turn to face the judge. Because what is becoming apparent, is that our Leftist nationalist protective of our sovereignty structures and resources political leaders are obviously all being attacked by “invisible” enemies. Every country in South America has a comparable situation to the other going on in this. Which like the shadow of an eclipse, one not need to know where the sun is, to know it is something precise that is causing it.

    Aug 28th, 2018 - 09:49 pm - Link - Report abuse -6
  • bushpilot

    PE
    I want to ask you about some statements in your last post.


    “Each day the US and UK become progressively more reminiscent of NAZI-FASCIST Europe !!”

    What “specifically” are you observing in the U.S. that led you to the above conclusion?

    Please try and communicate your response in a concise and coherent manner.


    Also, this statement:

    “Many countries around the world are demonstrating how now it is the US and some of its “friends” who are exhibiting the very same characteristics they spent decades condescendingly opinionating and educating the cultures of the world, these chosen less respectable countries were in contrast to them. ”

    Which countries, “specifically”, are these that are demonstrating that the U.S. is now exhibiting characteristics it spent decades condemning? List these countries please.

    What specifically are these negative characteristics the U.S is now exhibiting?

    What are these countries doing, “specifically”, that demonstrates the U.S. is exhibiting the negative characteristics you just specifically listed?

    Again, please try and communicate your responses to these questions in a concise and coherent manner.

    Thank you.

    Aug 28th, 2018 - 11:55 pm - Link - Report abuse +2
  • Enrique Massot

    Interesting story. Would be worthwhile to identify its sources:

    ”According to Buenos Aires daily Clarin...confirmed to Clarin by government officials…Clarin's columnist…

    Main source: Clarin, a newspaper known for forging stories and getting away with it, such as:

    Claiming, on March 31, 2015, that Máximo Kirchner and Nilda Garré had secret bank accounts in U.S. Felton Bank with US$ 61 million, and in Cayman Islands’ Morval Bank with US$ 19 million. Both banks denied the accounts’ existence.

    Claiming, on front page on May 14, 2015 that then economy minister Axel Kicilloff was earning 400,000 pesos as YPF director. YPF refuted the allegation. Clarin later published a correction...on page 27.

    What else do we get as source?

    “…information circulating among international bankers…a government source specified.”

    Shaky. Most editors would reject anonymous sources except rare circumstances.

    It’s worth remembering this story and checking from time to time to see what comes out of it.

    In the meantime, let’s remember that early in his tenure, the Macri government tried to find offshore accounts in the name of the Kirchners or related. They did not find any, but in the process found many in the name of president Macri and associates, something later confirmed by the Panama Papers’ leaked information and the subsequent Paradise Papers even larger leak.

    Let’s come back to this in a month or two.

    Aug 29th, 2018 - 05:33 am - Link - Report abuse -3
  • chronic

    Reeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeekie is next going to assert that the deep state is also trying to frame up Maxy/Cretina.

    Aug 30th, 2018 - 12:47 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Enrique Massot

    @chronic

    Sorry I am not answering your posts anymore--however, I will whenever you become able to produce any independent thoughts.

    Aug 30th, 2018 - 08:05 pm - Link - Report abuse -2
  • Conqueror

    @PE. This may surprise you but a lot of people, including those in governments, actually believe in meting out justice to crooks.

    From years back, I recall it being established that the Kirchner “fortune” had expanded enormously in an incredibly short time. I also recall CFK's declarations for the sake of “transparency” were, to say the least, incredible. Even taking into account how she and the corpse were “acquiring” land at knock down prices and running hotels that rarely had any customers. The “schemes” were no doubt designed to permit the wicked witch of the south to enjoy her ill-gotten gains whilst hiding behind political immunity. What a shame that she never managed to find and buy a suitable palace. Overseas. But then she could have been treated like an ordinary criminal !

    @EM. Ahhh, poor Reekie. Searching through your voluminous clippings files, no doubt. Bet you could tell a story or two if it weren't for being a Kirchner hack hiding in Canada.

    Aug 30th, 2018 - 09:31 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • chronic

    Pooooooooor Reeeeeeeeeeeeeeekie!

    Your ox has been gored.

    Aug 31st, 2018 - 01:01 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pete Bog

    @PE

    “demonstrating how now it is the US and some of its “friends” who are exhibiting the very same characteristics they spend decades condescendingly opinionating”

    Like the Malvinist mentality that berates the UK for being 'colonialist' over the Falkland Islands, when it is indeed Argentina that cares nothing about the Falklands people, its democratically elected government, with Argentina's shallow colonialist ambitions over the Falklands all too obvious, whose false claims cannot draw upon enough incontrovertible historic evidence to better the UK claim, and since 1945 (and the UN), the Falkland Islanders claim to their own home.

    Argentina still does not understand that decolonisation does not mean another imperial power acquiring a territory against the wishes of that territories inhabitants, but a handover of decision making to the inhabitants themselves. So Argentina too, has things to learn about saying one thing, and meaning the other.

    Sep 01st, 2018 - 08:34 am - Link - Report abuse +1
  • :o))

    Democracy PLUS Capitalism = CORRUPTION?!?

    Sep 05th, 2018 - 03:52 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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