Buenos Aires province governor Daniel Scioli and Interior and Transport Minister Florencio Randazzo will be the only Argentine presidential candidates to compete in the coming August incumbent Victory Front, PASO primaries.
Argentina has substantially improved its social protections for maternity and young children, according to the International Labour Organization (ILO).
Malvinas war veterans have taken their Human rights abuse case against Argentine officers to the Inter American Human Rights Commission, IHRC, following on Argentina's Supreme Court decision rejecting the case because of time limit.
Argentina's Supreme Court has signed an “extraordinary accord” confirming the re-election of Chief Justice Ricardo Lorenzetti to the chair until 2019, in a meeting attended by Justice Carlos Fayt who has been the target of an ongoing attack from the administration of president Cristina Fernandez, which wants the 97 year judge impeached.
The criminal case against President Cristina Fernandez was closed Tuesday when federal judges from Cassation Court accepted a prosecutor’s decision not to pursue accusations that she had conspired to shield Iranians suspected of planning the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires.
Argentina's Lower House Impeachment Committee has approved a motion to begin evaluations on the health of Supreme Court Justice Carlos Fayt, in order to determine whether the judge has the physical and mental capacity to continue in his post.
Argentina has launched a stinging attack on hedge funds attempting to block payment on last month's Bonar 24 debt issuance, stating that the petition shows the 'vulture funds' desperation following the successful auction.
The Chilean government has renewed its 'explicit' support for Argentina's sovereignty claims over the Falklands/Malvinas Islands, according to Daniel Filmus, the Argentine official head of the special department for affairs relative to the Malvinas Islands, who is currently in a political tour in Santiago.
The Argentina government formally announced on Monday the primary and national elections calendar, which for the first time includes direct vote for representatives to the Mercosur parliament. Simultaneous primaries will be held on 9 August while the presidential election on 25 October.
Argentina's Lower Houe Impeachment Committee has a busy week ahead, with the agenda including a request to evaluate Supreme Court Justice Carlos Fayt’s 'psychophysical condition'. The committee will also treat impeachment requests against Prosecutor General Alejandra Gils Carbó, foreign minister Hector Timerman and vice-president Amado Boudou.