Tag: Cristina Fernandez

Cristina Fernandez
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.

Monday, April 11th 2016 - 06:46 UTC

Cristina Fernandez to be questioned in money laundering investigation; militants organizing support march

Reacting to the request by Marijuán to include Cristina Fernández de Kirchner in the investigation members from the Victory Front (FpV) rallied around the ex president and accused the courts of persec

A Prosecutor decided on Saturday that former President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner must be included in a money laundering investigation following the testimony given by whistleblower Leonardo Fariña before Judge Sebastian Casanello on Friday.

Wednesday, April 6th 2016 - 08:19 UTC

Ex Transport Secretary involves Nestor and Cristina Kirchner in purchase of out of service trains

Jaime gave a long list of high profile names as the spoke before Federal Judge Julián Ercolini on the operation involving second hand carriages and engines

Discouraging week for the Kirchner family and followers, despite the fact that he name of their main political enemy, Mauricio Macri, has cropped up in the Panama Papers. Not only Lazaro Baez, the dominant public works contractor in Santa Cruz province, and believed to be a straw man for the Kirchner family has been arrested and faces questioning on a money laundering investigation, but also former Transport Secretary Ricardo Jaime implicated the Kirchner couple and a former minister in a multimillion purchase of damaged railway materials.

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