Tag: Amado Boudou

Amado Boudou
Thursday, March 6th 2014 - 05:16 UTC

Boudou and Timerman represent Argentina at Chavez anniversary

The Argentine minister came out strongly in support of Maduro

Vice president Amado Boudou and Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman represented Argentina at Wednesday's ceremonies in honor of the late Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez on his death first anniversary, which was followed by huge crowds in Caracas.

Tuesday, November 12th 2013 - 00:21 UTC

Cristina Fernandez returns to office next Monday 18, but tests will continue

Further tests will determine if the president is fit to fly and how involved she can be in everyday business

Argentine president Cristina Fernandez will resume official functions as of next Monday 18 November, after completing a month of convalescence, presidential spokesman Alfredo Scoccimarro announced on Monday. However further tests are programmed to check when the president can again travel by air.

Thursday, October 31st 2013 - 04:47 UTC

President Cristina Fernandez resting but also involved in some decisions

The president 'reads and knows everything' going on, said governor Urribarri

Argentine president Cristina Fernandez who is currently recovering from cranium surgery to drain a blood clot, “reads and knows everything” about the current state of things in the country, revealed governor of Entre Ríos province Sergio Urribarri.

Tuesday, October 29th 2013 - 16:25 UTC

More Kirchnerism from less votes; Election result won’t bring change of direction

Almost seven out of ten voted against Kirchnerism

By Rosendo Fraga (*) - On presidential instructions, the ruling party headed by Acting President Amado Boudou and Buenos Aires Governor Daniel Scioli endeavored to transform Sunday night’s midterm election defeat into a result living up to the Victory Front’s name.

Monday, October 28th 2013 - 20:51 UTC

“Mother is recovering and improving” said Maximo, son of Cristina Fernandez

A smiling Maximo talks to the press after casting his vote in Rio Gallegos

Maximo Kirchner, the eldest son of Argentine President Cristina Fernandez said his mother's medical condition was 'improving' from the cranium surgery to drain a blood clot to which she saw submitted at the beginning of the month, but did not advance any date as to when the head of state will return to her job.

Monday, October 28th 2013 - 05:37 UTC

Argentine government retains congress; Massa and Macri confirm 2015 presidential ambition

Massa the big winner calling for unity and an end to arrogance and confrontation (Pic La Nacion)

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez's governing bloc held onto control of Congress in Sunday's mid-term elections, but the results also confirmed the emergence of a new group of powerful leaders who with different messages (and non-messages) anticipated on that same night that their target it the presidential chair in 2015.

Wednesday, October 23rd 2013 - 04:01 UTC

Lady Cristina is out of combat but on Sunday's election could reap more than anticipated

Governor Scioli who has taken the lead in the campaign

With less than four days for Sunday’s midterm elections in Argentina, Buenos Aires province Governor Daniel Scioli called on “undecided” and independent voters to cast their ballot for President Cristina Fernandez Victory Front (FpV) top candidate Martín Insaurralde “in favor of the province and the country.”

Thursday, October 10th 2013 - 05:24 UTC

Government is run by a solid team following Cristina Fernandez instructions’

Cabinet chief Abal Medina denies the existence of an ‘inner circle’ decision making group

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.

Thursday, October 10th 2013 - 01:01 UTC

As Cristina Fernandez evolves favourably, debate targets acting-president Boudou

Buenos Aires City mayor Macri called for “moderation” in public discourse

While Argentine presidential spokesman Alfredo Scoccimarro confirmed that President Cristina Fernández “evolves favourably” and is “in good spirits”, the political debate on Wednesday has centred on Vice-president and acting president Amado Boudou whom the opposition argue should not lead the country given his questionable credentials and mounting legal problems

Tuesday, October 8th 2013 - 17:24 UTC

Zanini, admirer of Mao’s China, the strongman in absence of Cristina Fernandez

Every morning candidates, governors, mayors and top officials call on Zanini office at Casa Rosada (Government House)

His nickname is ‘El chino’ (the Chinese) because of his strong Maoist tendencies when a law student. Long a solicitor, Carlos Zanini is Argentine president Cristina Fernandez (and of her deceased husband Nestor Kirchner) most trusted aide and top of the Kirchnerite ‘nomenclature’.

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