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Montevideo, November 15th 2018 - 06:58 UTC

Tag: Carlos Stronelli

  • Tuesday, August 7th 2018 - 07:01 UTC

    Construction executives confirm bribe payments in exchange for contracts under Kirchner governments

    Angelo Calcaterra and cousin of president Macri is the latest executive to speak with prosecutors in the case of the corruption notebooks

    Argentine prosecutors questioned a construction executive related to President Mauricio Macri on Monday as part of a sprawling investigation into bribe payments made to the former government. Angelo Calcaterra, the former head of construction company Iecsa and Macri’s cousin, told prosecutors he was told by officials in former President Cristina Fernandez’ administration to pay cash in exchange for public works contracts.

  • Friday, August 3rd 2018 - 11:33 UTC

    Argentine judge is requesting Congress to strip Cristina Fernandez of parliamentary immunity

    Cristina Fernández de Kirchner has been ordered to appear before Bonadio on August 13 for questioning.

    Argentine Federal judge Claudio Bonadio will present a formal request to Congress to strip ex president and Senator Cristina Fernández de Kirchner of her parliamentary immunity. Bonadio's move against CFK, for which she risks immediate arrest, is part of an investigation into an alleged giant bribery and corruption ring that spanned over a decade of the Kirchner couple's rule and involves high-profile businesspeople, politicians and magistrates.