Leaders of the Argentine business sector find “positive” that possibilities of Cristina Fernández re-re-election are fading, said FIAT Argentina CEO Cristiano Ratazzi who also questioned the so-called Kirchner development-inclusion model.
The head of a powerful union supportive of the Argentine government said that during the recent ‘social dialogue round’ held in Rio Gallegos with business and labour leaders President Cristina Fernandez affirmed with no margin of doubt that she will not be bidding for the presidency in 2015.
Re-re-election of President Cristina Fernandez is not in the government’s agenda, Buenos Aires province governor Daniel Scioli affirmed in tune with the Argentine president’s most recent messages: “I am not eternal,’ she has been long insisting.
Hundreds of thousands of protestors, probably a million according to some estimates, took to the streets of Buenos Aires on Thursday evening to hold the 8N pot-banging demonstration against the administration of Argentine President Cristina Fernandez.
Argentine pro and anti-government officials, politicians and lawmakers took to the nation’s radio stations to speak out on Thursday’s planned 8-N anti-government pot-banging protest, highlighting issues of class and ethics, but denying that the measure could be comparable to the magnitude of protests that took place in 2001.
As happened in the Argentine Senate a couple of weeks ago, 107 members (out of 257) from the Lower House, and from all opposition parties, subscribed on Tuesday a manifest pledging non support for any initiative to amend the Constitution with the purpose of opening the way for a second re-election.
A majority of Argentines disapproves of President Cristina Fernandez but more significantly 40% believe she is losing control of her administration and another 20% consider it a fact, according to Sergio Berenztein from the respected pollster Poliarquía.
Six out of ten Argentines disapprove the performance of President Cristina Fernandez and an overwhelming 80% is against a possible new re-election if a constitutional review is finally passed by Congress, according to the latest opinion polls released in the Buenos Aires weekend media.
President Cristina Fernandez speaking at Harvard University denied there was a “dollar clamp”, chided some students for making the same “monochord questions” as the Argentine media, attacked the IMF and finally described a question on her wish for re-re-election as ‘abstract’ since it does not depend from her or a single party.
An estimated two hundred protesters demonstrated on Tuesday in front of the hotel where President Cristina Fernández is staying at in New York, holding similar signs to the ones seen at the September 13 pot-banging massive protest in Argentina’s main cities.