Tag: Cristina Fernandez

Cristina Fernandez
Friday, November 28th 2014 - 06:30 UTC

Uruguay praises Mercosur as the “main buyer” of the country's exports

Almagro highlighted that ”Mercosur allows Uruguay to diversify its exports and to sell products with more value added, which generates more jobs”.

Uruguay’s Foreign Minister Luis Almagro highlighted that Mercosur is the “main buyer” of Uruguayan exports and strongly defended the country's presence in the regional group, a controversial issue since much of the country's political system and most of the business community want a more dynamic, open trade block.

Friday, November 21st 2014 - 06:05 UTC

Cristina Fernandez rests in Patagonia and prepares for regional agenda

The Argentine leader will be attending the inauguration of Unasur headquarters in Quito, a building named after her late husband Nestor Kirchner

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez left Thursday evening for El Calafate, Santa Cruz province, to spend the long weekend with her family, presidential spokesman Alfredo Scoccimarro reported.

Tuesday, November 18th 2014 - 07:39 UTC

Cristina Fernandez returns to office and rallies this week after completing rest period

The president was hospitalized two weeks ago and last Sunday was released, but her doctors prescribed ten days rest at the official residence

This week the government will be announcing the date President Cristina Fernandez will resume her official duties, Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich said. The head of state had to be hospitalized for a week due to a sigmoiditis condition (an inflammation caused by an infection of the colon), currently remaining at the Olivos presidential residency.

Monday, November 10th 2014 - 08:37 UTC

Argentine president begins ten-day resting period in Olivos

Cristina Fernandez was discharged given “the good evolution of the sigmoiditis event” she has shown over the past week

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner was discharged on Sunday from Otamendi hospital where she had been admitted a week ago to be treated for sigmoiditis, an infection of the colon.

Saturday, November 8th 2014 - 09:52 UTC

Cristina Fernandez on control of government 'through e-mails and messages'

According to Industry minister Giorgi, the president is “keeping us all on the short leash”

While she waits to be discharged from the Otamendi private medical clinic, Argentine President Cristina Fernández continues to monitor all government decisions and actions. “She sends us indications through e-mails and messages,” Industry Minister Débora Giorgi revealed on Thursday.

Thursday, November 6th 2014 - 06:45 UTC

Cristina Fernandez 'stable' in hospital but will miss G20 summit in Australia November 15/16

After hospitalization Cristina Fernandez will have to rest in the Olivos presidential residency for at least ten days.

Argentine President Cristina Fernández has completed her third day in the Otamendi hospital after falling ill with a bacterial infection, according to the report released by the presidential Medical Unit.

Wednesday, November 5th 2014 - 04:30 UTC

US reply to Argentina: Soderberg's responsibilities as public servant not linked to bonds' dispute

Ms Soderberg's responsibilities in PIDB ”are not linked to any activity she might have as a private citizen in Argentina’s dispute with bondholders.”

The US Department of State has backed the appointment of Nancy Soderberg as Chair of the Public Interest Declassification Board (PIDB), saying her “responsibilities” as public servant are “not linked” with Argentina’s dispute with the holdouts, Argentina's Telam news agency reported.

Monday, November 3rd 2014 - 08:54 UTC

Argentine president back in hospital: this time for “an infectious fever”

Cristina Fernandez has a long record of health problems, although she has managed to overcome all of them

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez stressed health forced her on Sunday afternoon to check into Buenos Aires' Otamendi hospital for treatment of “an infectious fever,” according to a statement issued by the government.

Friday, October 31st 2014 - 21:21 UTC

Argentina's holdout dispute spills into the White House: CFK sends letter to Obama questioning Ambassador Soderberg

In the letter CFK asks if Nancy Soderberg, “the person you have appointed as Chair of PIDB”, is also the Co-Chair of the American Task Force Argentina

In a harsh letter, released on Friday, Argentine President Cristina Fernandez urged US President Barack Obama to explain whether ”Nancy Soderberg, the person you have appointed as Chair of the Public Interest Declassification Board (PIDB), which reports directly to the Government of the United States of America, is also the Co-Chair of the American Task Force Argentina (ATFA), an entity specifically created to attack and slander the Argentine Republic and its President.”

Saturday, October 25th 2014 - 09:44 UTC

Cristina Fernandez challenged to show her law degree and Timerman described as a 'traitor'

“I demand that president Cristina Fernandez shows us her solicitor's degree, because she is a complete ignorant of law” said Professor Daniel Sabsay

A colloquium sponsored by an Argentine business grouping, IDEA, that has been critical of the government of Cristina Fernandez, but in a framework of moderation and self containment, turned into a students' open assembly when a constitutional law professor gave a speech on the rule of the law, called on President Cristina Fernandez to show her law degree and described minister Hector Timerman as a 'traitor' of the essence of Judaism for having reached an agreement with Iran.

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