Tag: Cristina Fernandez

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Wednesday, May 27th 2015 - 04:44 UTC

Merkel remains most powerful woman in the world; Brazil's Dilma, seventh

Merkel has made the list 10 times in the past 12 years, nine of them as number one.

Angela Merkel has retained her place as the world's most powerful woman for the fifth year in a row, U.S. business magazine Forbes said on Tuesday. Merkel has made the list 10 times in the past 12 years, nine of them as number one. She was first elected in 2005 and won an historic third term in 2013.

Tuesday, May 26th 2015 - 20:07 UTC

Argentine Church calls for responsible leadership and end to political bickering

Speaking before Cristina Fernández, her cabinet ministers and other government officials, Monsignor Radrizzani asked for “no more fighting”.

The long influential shadow of Buenos Aires born Pope Francis was again present on Monday 25 May at two significant religious and official ceremonies, calling for responsible leadership and an end to political bickering.

Tuesday, May 26th 2015 - 07:04 UTC

CFK anticipates to huge rally that Kirchnerism will continue after December

“We're after twelve summers for Argentina, so please let us ensure the thirteenth summer”, said Cristina Fernandez

Argentine president Cristina Fernandez (CFK) demanded that the “current twelve year transformation process of Argentina” and Peronism continue in office and underlined that this objective does not depend on one person, but on the people's voting and defending all that was conquered in the last twelve years.

Monday, May 25th 2015 - 07:38 UTC

Cristina Fernandez leads ceremony returning San Martin's saber to the National History Museum

The saber is the weapon that accompanied San Martín during the Independence War and that was bequeathed to Juan Manuel de Rosas

President Cristina Fernandez led a ceremony on Sunday where the National History Museum received, after 48 years, the saber that belonged to Argentina's Liberator General José de San Martín currently at the Mounted Grenadiers Regiment.

Thursday, May 21st 2015 - 06:26 UTC

Cristina Fernandez launches May Revolution week with strong messages

”It is the president who keeps on managing the economy because (economic) decisions always have to be made by the president, for better or worse.”

President Cristina Fernández led on Wednesday a rally in the Buenos Aires City central railway station of Retiro where she praised the renovation of Argentina's railway system in an event that was part of the official celebrations marking a new anniversary of the May Revolution, which in 1810 was the beginning of the country's road to independence.

Friday, May 15th 2015 - 07:15 UTC

Cristina Fernandez comes out strongly in defense of minister Kicillof

On Thursday, the Clarin media group and other media outlets reproduced an article that claimed Kicillof’s salary as YPF director was 400.000 Pesos.

President Cristina Fernandez has questioned accusations against Economy Minister Axel Kicillof over his alleged YPF monthly salary of 400.000 Argentine Pesos (approx 35.000 dollars).

Friday, May 15th 2015 - 07:06 UTC

Scioli and Randazzo, the two hopefuls competing for Cristina Fernandez legacy

Buenos Aires province governor Daniel Scioli has been a faithful follower of Cristina Fernandez despite some humiliating reactions from the president

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.

Wednesday, May 13th 2015 - 07:37 UTC

Nisman's criminal case against President Cristina Fernandez was buried on Tuesday

The panel unanimously agreed to accept prosecutor Javier de Luca’s decision to drop Nisman's case saying there was no crime on which to base an investigation.

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.

Tuesday, May 12th 2015 - 06:05 UTC

Argentine presidential election next 25 October and run-off 22 November

Daniel Scioli, Sergio Massa and Mauricio Macri are the hopefuls for next October

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.

Thursday, May 7th 2015 - 07:05 UTC

Argentine Justice shrugs off impeachment threat: “I'm used to this kind of attacks”

“There are no grounds to remove Judge Fayt from his post” and described the impeachment as just another attack against that he is used to”, said Rizzo.

Argentina's Justice Carlos Fayt, the oldest member of the Supreme Court (97) and questioned by the government of president Cristina Fernandez, which demands evidence of his health and mental conditions, has said through his lawyer, Jorge Rizzo that he is not concerned about a possible impeachment hearing raised against him, since 'he is used to this kind of attacks'.


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