Tag: Cristina Fernandez

Cristina Fernandez
Friday, July 3rd 2015 - 08:32 UTC

Cristina Fernandez on the campaign trail in Buenos Aires City

The Argentine president at the Villa 20 township school watching children manipulate car model robots

On the last day of campaigning for Buenos Aires City Mayor election next Sunday, Argentine president Cristina Fernandez took to the streets next to her handpicked candidate Mariano Recalde and visited one of several shanty towns in the country's capital.

Tuesday, June 30th 2015 - 06:03 UTC

General Cundom sworn in as new Argentine Army chief; outgoing Milani slams media for slander campaign

“I am taking on the greatest challenge of my professional life,” Cundom, a veteran helicopter pilot of the 1982 Falklands/Malvinas War stated

General Ricardo Cundom was sworn in on Monday as the new chief of the Argentine Army, and in his first words said that replacing outgoing César Milani in the role was the biggest challenge he had ever faced.

Saturday, June 27th 2015 - 03:40 UTC

“CFK, a very intelligent political animal, whether you like it or not”

“It seems CFK had an asbestos suit; great conflicts that she had to deal with had struck her but she has managed to give a step aside and come off well,” says Wornat

The world is watching closely Argentina’s political scenario with the general elections just around the corner next October and the BBC has published an article on President Cristina Fernández highlighting the leader’s popularity as she readies to leave office in December.

Tuesday, June 23rd 2015 - 06:52 UTC

Scioli, 'head of the nation', but Cristina Fernandez 'the natural leader of the Peronist national movement'

”She is the natural leader of the Peronist national movement, there is nothing to reorganize, as she is still the leader and will be the leader”

Daniel Scioli, Buenos Aires province governor and incumbent Victory Front presidential candidate, “will be the head of the nation” if he wins October elections while president Cristina Fernández will continue as “the natural leader of the Peronist national movement,” Argentine Cabinet Chief Aníbal Fernandez told reporters on Monday.

Monday, June 22nd 2015 - 07:35 UTC

Cristina Fernandez ensuring continuity for Kirchner's 'development 'project'

The Argentine president will not run for any office in the coming elections, but son Maximo Kirchner will most probably become lawmaker for Santa Cruz

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez will not run for any office in this year's general elections, but she has set up supporters in key candidacies for the primaries in which 13 presidential hopefuls are participating. These include her two closest advisors since the death of her husband Nestor Kirchner and they are, son Maximo Kirchner, and Carlos Zannini, the Legal and Technical Secretary of the Executive.

Monday, June 22nd 2015 - 06:16 UTC

New antiaircraft missile test in Falklands, on fears of “more Argentine aggression”

 According to the Sunday Express the UK made HMV missile can travel at three times the speed of sound, and are guided remotely to their target.

The Sunday Express has revealed that a live-fire training exercise will be taking place in the Falkland Islands with the participation of Royal Marines deploying high velocity missiles against “incoming attack aircraft” with the purpose of demonstrating combat capacity and to show that the UK can deploy high readiness troops.

Saturday, June 20th 2015 - 09:16 UTC

Buenos Aires/Moscow close ties are “a fact, not a wish”, says Argentine minister Kicillof

Kicillof pointed out that bilateral trade with Russia has increased 1,000% in recent years showing the two economies easily complement each other.

Argentine Economy Minister Axel Kicillof speaking from Moscow said ties between Buenos Aires and Russia were “a fact, not a wish” praising the bilateral “natural understanding” and “complementation”, achieved by the two partners in economic, energy and trade affairs.

Friday, June 19th 2015 - 06:13 UTC

Cristina Fernandez confirms Scioli; sponsors three candidates for Buenos Aires province governor

“Make no mistake. I support all of Cristina’s decisions. She leads this project and I will remain part of this project,” Randazzo

In a display of her political standing, Argentine president Cristina Fernandez confirmed Daniel Scioli as her Victory Font's grouping presidential candidate forcing the other hopeful, whom she had also encouraged, Interior and Transport Minister Florencio Randazzo to step down from his candidacy.

Thursday, June 18th 2015 - 05:35 UTC

Argentine province makes it mandatory to sing a march dedicated to Malvinas Islands

The song' lyrics is a setting of poem written by Carlos Obligado in 1940, that is 42 years before Argentina’s failed invasion of the Falklands.

The Argentine province of Salta has passed a law forcing people to sing a song at every public event declaring that the Falkland Islands belong to Argentina. The law will also require every state school in the province to sing the song, known as ”Lilian Guitián, alongside the national anthem.

Wednesday, June 17th 2015 - 05:56 UTC

Presidential hopeful Scioli names Cristina Fernandez confident as his running mate

On making the announcement Scioli confirmed he made the choice after talking with President Cristina Fernández and proposing the official as running mate.

Argentine presidential hopeful and Buenos Aires province governor Daniel Scioli announced he will run for president with Carlos Zannini, the current Legal and Technical Presidential secretary and one of the closest advisors of President Cristina Fernandez, completing the ticket.

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