Tag: Cristina Fernandez

Cristina Fernandez
Saturday, September 20th 2014 - 09:26 UTC

Samper in Argentina updates Unasur agenda with Timerman

The former Colombian president also met with Cristina Fernandez

Unasur Secretary General Ernesto Samper in his first overseas official trip this week visited Argentina, where he met with President Cristina Fernandez and foreign minister Hector Timerman, and also held a round of political talks and other ministerial meetings.

Saturday, September 20th 2014 - 07:02 UTC

No end to fraud cases involving Cristina Fernandez vice-president Boudou

With Cristina in the Vatican and later in the week in New York, Boudou is formally Argentina's president

Argentina's controversial Vice-President Amado Boudou received yet another judicial headache on the same day as he took over the role of the country's interim head of the Executive as President Cristina Fernández travelled to the Vatican to meet with Pope Francis this Saturday.

Friday, September 19th 2014 - 06:20 UTC

Cristina Fernandez blames Griesa and US embassy for “speculative attacks” against her government

The president linked the alleged attacks with the comments made earlier this week by US acting ambassador Kevin Sullivan

President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner assured on Thursday that Argentina is under “permanent speculative attack headed by US Federal judge Thomas Griesa,” and criticized “local vultures who have amplified the offensive to the point of ridicule.”

Friday, September 19th 2014 - 06:02 UTC

Cristina Fernandez and Francis to discuss Argentina's political situation

“The pope is worried about governance, about a healthy democracy” said Vatican sources

Argentine president Cristina Fernandez left on Thursday evening for Rome where on Saturday she is scheduled to have lunch with Pope Francis in a meeting that according to Vatican sources has no formal timetable.

Monday, September 15th 2014 - 05:07 UTC

Free fall for Cristina Fernandez with record negative image and support

The Argentine leader in October 2011 was re-elected with 54% of ballots; now only 26.5% support her

The negative image of Argentine president Cristina Fernandez climbed this month to 43.8%, the highest since last May, according to the latest release of the Management & Fit public opinion polls, published in the Buenos Aires media.

Friday, September 12th 2014 - 06:55 UTC

With the new bill “Argentina wants to pay, can pay and will pay all contracted debts”

The current financial situation has nothing to do with the last socio-economic crisis in 2001. “We are in an exactly reverse situation, in 180 degrees”

Argentine President Cristina Fernández signed into law the Sovereign Debt bill, which changes the payment location of Argentine bondholders and which was approved by Congress early Thursday morning after 18 hours of debate.

Wednesday, September 10th 2014 - 06:22 UTC

Cristina Fernandez celebrates the UN assembly vote: “we have to feel proud”

“A world where two or three billionaires can put pressure on the justice system to try and collect usurious gains is not sustainable” said the Argentine president

Argentine President Cristina Fernández praised on Tuesday the United Nations General Assembly approval of a project that proposes legal framework to regulate restructuring of foreign sovereign debt, saying “Argentina has set an international leading case” with the initiative.

Wednesday, September 10th 2014 - 06:09 UTC

UN assembly sides with Argentina votes to change sovereign debt restructuring

The G77 and China initiative received 124 votes, 41 abstentions and 11 nays, among which the US, UK, Japan and Germany

The United Nations General Assembly voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday in favor of a legal framework that would help regulate restructuring of foreign sovereign debt, a project that was suggested by the Argentine government and presented before the assembly by the Group of 77 plus China.

Monday, September 8th 2014 - 06:35 UTC

China aids Argentina: a billion dollars in Yuan pledged by end of the year

The announcement from the Argentine central bank was made following a meeting of Fabrega with his Chinese counterpart Zhou Xiaochuan in Basilea

Argentina's central bank chief, Juan Carlos Fabrega, met his Chinese counterpart Zhou Xiaochuan in Basilea, Switzerland on Sunday to discuss how a currency swap worth billions of dollars will be put into action, the Argentine monetary authority said.

Saturday, September 6th 2014 - 06:36 UTC

Argentina and holdouts again disagree before Pollack; end of September another deadline

Pollack said that parties met again to continue exploring possibilities, but “the issues that divide the parties remain unresolved”

Argentina still has “unresolved” issues preventing a settlement with bondholders suing the country for repayment after not participating in the country's restructurings following its 2002 default, a court-appointed mediator said Friday.

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