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Cristina Fernandez completes all medical exams and prepares for her first flight in almost three months
Argentine president Cristina Fernandez underwent this week several medical exams which have revealed normal results, announced presidential spokesman Alfredo Scoccimarro at a press conference in Government House in Buenos Aires.
Argentine Lower House passed last week a bill creating a commemorative coin as a tribute to Latin America's first Pope. Lawmaker Oscar Cachi Martinez first proposed the measure in April, and it garnered approval from congressional committees during November. The next step is for the bill to the considered by the Senate.
Spanish oil group Repsol's board Wednesday backed a draft multi-billion-dollar compensation deal over Argentina's 2012 seizure of the company's YPF subsidiary. The deal seeks to repair the financial hit taken by Repsol when Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez in April 2012 ordered the seizure of Repsol's 51-percent stake in YPF.
Argentine president Cristina Fernandez definitively abandoned strict mourning on Tuesday wearing a white blouse and black trousers in her first interview with foreign business people since her return to the job after 45 days of medical leave because of cranium surgery and cardio-vascular exams.
Brazil's influential daily O'Globo called for a drastic change in the country's approach to trade policy arguing that without a review, Mercosur does not work and reveals that the latest signals from Argentina are that it is reluctant to reach a free trade and cooperation agreement in the framework of Mercosur with the European Union.
Argentina's flag carrier Aerolíneas Argentinas CEO Mariano Recalde said that the company's goal, as requested by president Cristina Fernández, was to provide a quality service over profit.
Argentina's newly appointed Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich told reporters Thursday morning at the Casa Rosada that the government of President Cristina Fernandez will generate conditions to deepen the model,” which means to boost economic growth and employment opportunities, increase exports and create conditions for private and public investment.”
“God, how much I missed you”, were the first words from Argentine president Cristina Fernandez to her supporters, mostly young, who congregated on Wednesday late evening in the several patios of Casa Rosada to welcome her first live appearance since the 45-day long medical leave.
In an emotional but brief (eleven minutes) ceremony Argentine President Cristina Fernandez, on Wednesday late evening, was back on stage at the Casa Rosada, the first time since she underwent cranium surgery six weeks ago, for the oath-taking ceremony of three new top officials who will be decisive ministers in the last two years of her second mandate.
Argentine President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s assets increased in a 20% whereas Vice-President Amado Boudou’s estate decreased by 3%, according to the affidavits released this week by the Justice Ministry’s Anti-Corruption Office.