Tag: Cristina Fernandez

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Thursday, May 26th 2016 - 06:19 UTC

Falkland Islanders must be addressed ”as Argentines or foreigners living in (mainland) Argentina”

Macri believes sovereignty discussions on the Islands remain an exclusive dialogue with London, in the framework of the United Nations.

The Falkland Islands and Falkland Islanders must be addressed as if they were Argentines or foreigners living in mainland Argentina, which means a more “normal relation” with the Islands including extending healthcare services, education and even greater air connectivity, according to the latest column from Martin Dinatale, editor in chief of La Nacion who in a previous piece revealed the “humanitarian approach” the government of Mauricio Macri has in mind on the Falklands/Malvinas dispute.

Saturday, May 14th 2016 - 08:02 UTC

Cristina Fernandez and former officials charged with defrauding the state in dollar futures operations

“Unthinkable that a financial operation of this magnitude” could have been done without explicit approval of the highest political and economic levels, said Bonadio

Former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez was charged on Friday with defrauding the state as part of her government's handling of the dollar futures market. Federal judge Claudio Bonadio said that a scheme to keep the Argentine peso inflated by selling dollars below market value would not have been possible without Fernandez's approval.

Wednesday, May 4th 2016 - 07:15 UTC

Washington Post list of Latin American leaders involved in corruption schemes

In Chile the daughter-in-law of President Bachelet has been charged with tax fraud in a lucrative real estate deal that also possibly involved insider information.

The massive bribery scandal that has enraged Brazilians and pushed President Dilma Rousseff to the verge of impeachment is just one flashpoint among many right now across Latin America, according to a piece from The Washington Post.

Tuesday, May 3rd 2016 - 08:30 UTC

Cristina Fernandez and son Maximo accused of illicit enrichment

Cristina Fernandez who left office in December has already been accused of money laundering and overseeing irregularities at the central bank while she served.

Argentine court has asked a judge to look into accusations of illicit enrichment against former President Cristina Fernandez and her son Maximo Kirchner, state press agency Telam reported on Monday.

Tuesday, May 3rd 2016 - 08:20 UTC

Argentine whistle blower reveals the Kirchner corruption system and admits he fears for his life

In a long television interview Leonardo Fariña who is now a protected witness, expressed fear about his life because of non trustworthy Argentine judges

Argentine whistle blower and former financial advisor to Kirchnerite businessman Lazaro Baez, who is imprisoned accused of money laundering and overbilling public works contracts, has told his former boss “not to be stupid and tell all the truth, what really happened”

Thursday, April 28th 2016 - 07:37 UTC

Corruption network ever closer to Cristina Fernandez as associates are investigated

Lawmaker Eduardo “Wado” De Pedro has unaccounted travel expenses over US$ 300.000 as part of Cristina Fernandez presidential delegations

Argentina's Lower House member and former Secretary of ex president Cristina Fernandez, Eduardo “Wado” De Pedro is under prosecution investigation following claims he over billed travel expenses while overseas in 2015 as part of the presidential delegations.

Friday, April 22nd 2016 - 07:48 UTC

Singer praises Macri and calls him a great 'reformist' in a Time weekly column

The policies of Argentina’s ruling duo, Nestor and Cristina Kirchner, led to rampant inflation, falling currency value and capital flight,” wrote Singer

United States hedge fund billionaire Paul Singer is a big fan of Argentina’s new president. For one thing, Mauricio Macri doesn’t call him a “vulture lord” or a “bloodsucker,” as his predecessor Cristina Fernández did. More important, the newly elected Macri recently paid Singer’s firm US$2.28 billion in debt.

Thursday, April 14th 2016 - 02:50 UTC

Cristina Fernandez back on stage; attacks Macri and his policies and the Judiciary

”They can put me in prison, but they can’t silence me,” said Cristina Fernández on Wednesday to a jubilant crowd that had waited most of the morning in the rain

Argentine ex president Cristina Fernández addressed thousands of militants that rallied outside Buenos Aires City main courthouse building where earlier in the day she testifies on the dollar future probe conducted by a Federal Judge.

Wednesday, April 13th 2016 - 06:07 UTC

Cristina Fernandez to testify on dollar/futures; supporters camping outside the courthouse in Buenos Aires

Cristina Fernandez has been called to testify about alleged irregularities in dollar futures trading that led to losses of almost US$4 billion for the central bank.

Hundreds of supporters are expected to cheer former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez during a court appearance on Wednesday after returning to Buenos Aires for the first time since November's election.Fernandez who governed Argentina for eight years, has been called to testify about alleged irregularities in dollar futures trading that led to losses of almost US$4 billion for the central bank. Her allies say no crime was involved and that she's being politically persecuted.

Tuesday, April 12th 2016 - 08:30 UTC

Hero's welcome for Cristina Fernandez in Buenos Aires, where she faces first court investigation

 Flanked by police and illuminated by camera flashes, CFK smiled and waved at thousands of sympathizers who encouraged her with banners and chants

Supporters of former President Cristina Fernandez gave her a hero's welcome Monday night at a Buenos Aires metropolitan airport before she faces a court over her possible role in an alleged scheme to manipulate Argentina's currency.

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