Argentine Cabinet Chief Juan Manuel Abal Medina guaranteed there will be no political or institutional crisis due to President Cristina Fernández health condition and underlined that ‘the president’s team is solid and working with no difficulty”, following her instructions.
The head of Argentina’s organized labour, Hugo Moyano filed a complaint before a federal criminal court against cabinet chief Juan Manuel Abal Medina and Security Secretary Sergio Berni who openly and repeatedly accused the teamsters leader of being behind the extended rioting and looting of last week when four people were killed, hundreds injured and arrested and left millions of dollars in damages.
As part of its “Malvinas noose tightening” policy the Argentine government is planning an international tender to offer licenses to explore for oil near the Falkland Islands, reports Buenos Aires main daily Clarin in its Monday edition, citing a letter to Congress by Cabinet chief Juan Manuel Abal Median.
Argentina’s Cabinet Chief Juan Manuel Abal Medina asked for “responsibility” to safeguard “the present and the future of the Argentines and urged people to preserve the achievements of the Government, as he answered questions of the administration during a visit to the Lower House on Wednesday.
Under the heading of “More continuity than change”, Argentine political analyst Rosendo Fraga describes the incoming cabinet of re-elected president Cristina Fernandez as something very much in the style of the Kirchner.
Argentina’s new cabinet chief and former Media Secretary of the Executive, Juan Manuel Abal Medina, 43, besides his own proven merits carries an illustrious name in the Peronist nomenclature.
The Argentine government unveiled on Tuesday the list of the new cabinet members for President Cristina Fernández second mandate which will start next Saturday when she takes the oath of office. The initial reactions were positive both in the political system and from markets.