Tag: Cristina Fernandez

Cristina Fernandez
Friday, February 27th 2015 - 05:46 UTC

Argentine Congress approves 'strategic integral alliance' agreements with China

Cristina Fernandez with Xi Jinping during her recent visit to China when she signed the raft of agreements

Despite the strong questioning from the opposition, the manufacturers' lobby and many unions, the Argentine ruling coalition mustered sufficient votes in the Lower House to pass the controversial package of cooperation, economic and investment agreements between Argentina and China.

Thursday, February 26th 2015 - 22:26 UTC

Anibal Fernandez calls Uruguayan former president Batlle a 'gorilla'

“A gorilla impossible to be stopped,” the ex senator and next chief of staff, said of the ex head of state of neighboring Uruguay.

Argentina's Secretary General to the Presidency Anibal Fernández hit back to ex president of Uruguay Jorge Batlle who on Wednesday said Argentina’s Cristina Fernandez “hopes to be sacked from the government.”

Thursday, February 26th 2015 - 21:52 UTC

Judge dismisses case against Cristina Fernandez for alleged Iran cover up

Judge Rafeca “believes the minimum conditions to launch a criminal investigation have not been met, based on what the prosecutor presented”

Argentine federal judge Daniel Rafecas on Thursday dismissed the case against President Cristina Fernandez, in which it was claimed she, together with other officials conspired to spare Iranian officials from prosecution over the 1994 bombing of a Jewish center in Buenos Aires.

Thursday, February 26th 2015 - 05:26 UTC

Cristina Fernandez will complete her mandate, 'despite wanting to be kicked out'

“She has an exotic mentality; she wakes up in the morning and thinks: ‘Well, who am I going to pick a fight with today?’” Batlle said.

Former Uruguayan President Jorge Batlle said that Argentine President Cristina Fernandez “wants to be kicked out of government”, replicating Argentine opposition comments.

Wednesday, February 25th 2015 - 05:37 UTC

Cristina Fernandez secluded to prepare her last 'State of the Nation' speech

Argentina will be holding elections next October, putting an end to twelve years of the Kirchner couple in the Executive

Argentine president Cristina Fernandez flew on Tuesday evening to Rio Gallegos, where according to the presidential agenda she will visit the mausoleum built by her to the memory of her late husband and former president Nestor Kirchner.

Wednesday, February 25th 2015 - 05:27 UTC

Argentina will appeal on Thursday Judge Griesa's 'contempt of court'

Kicillof said the 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals in New York has sent no “warning” to Argentina regarding a contempt order

The Argentine government will present on Thursday its appellant’s brief over the contempt of court ordered by New York Judge Thomas Griesa, the Economy Ministry has confirmed. Griesa had ruled Argentina in contempt of his orders due to working on a plan to shift control over payments of its restructured debt to Buenos Aires.

Tuesday, February 24th 2015 - 04:52 UTC

Argentina says Mujica's comments on Argentina's integration spirit are 'unfair'

“It would be unfair if the role that Argentina and presidents Nestor Kirchner and Cristina Fernandez” went unrecognized,” Capitanich said

Argentina's Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich on Monday responded to Uruguay’s President José “Pepe” Mujica, who accused Argentina of “forgetting about integration” when things go right for the country, saying the statement was “unfair” given Argentina’s role in the “foundation” of regional integration.

Tuesday, February 24th 2015 - 04:39 UTC

Argentine magistrates lash back at Cristina Fernandez accusations

“We reaffirm our institutional role” was the title of the letter released by judges and prosecutors responding to CFK’s position

Argentina's Association of Magistrates and Officials of the National Justice (AMFJN) has responded to recent statements by President Cristina Fernández who described the February 18 rally organized by prosecutors the “baptism of fire” of what she called the “Judicial Party.”

Tuesday, February 24th 2015 - 04:03 UTC

Argentine 50-Peso bill in March dedicated to “Malvinas Islands. A sovereign love.”

The note presents in the obverse the image of the map of the South Atlantic territories and another map of Latin America and the Caribbean

Argentina's Central bank will make available next March the new 50-peso bill paying tribute to Argentina’s sovereignty over the resource-rich archipelago, under the slogan “Malvinas Islands. A sovereign love.”

Friday, February 20th 2015 - 04:17 UTC

Nisman's former wife strongly rejects suicide hypothesis because of his personality

“The call for truth and justice was what shocked me the most yesterday at the 'silent march'; it was very difficult but we wanted to be in yesterday’s march.”

Argentine Federal judge Sandra Arroyo Salgado, late prosecutor Alberto Nisman’s ex wife, rejected the suicide hypothesis, due to his former husband’s personality, much less with a gun, and admitted she was impacted by the people's demand for 'justice' during Wednesday's 'silent march'.

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