Tag: Daniel Scioli

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Saturday, June 4th 2016 - 08:43 UTC

Argentina's main opposition political force names a shadow cabinet

The Peronist version of the shadow Cabinet, led by Chairman José Luis Gioja  and Vice-President Daniel Scioli (L), will have 22 secretariats

Argentina's largest political movement, almost hegemonic, but currently in the opposition under the name of Justicialista Party (PJ), announced this week a shadow Cabinet, saying they will work hard to return to power after losing last year’s election to President Mauricio Macri.

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.

Friday, February 5th 2016 - 07:35 UTC

Argentina's main opposition force will attempt unity with party elections on May 8

“It’s important that the people don’t resign themselves to a lower quality of life,” said former Victory Front (FpV) presidential candidate Daniel Scioli

Argentina's main political force, Peronism, under the Justicialista party banner, announced that the party's elections will be held on 8 May, while the members of the electoral board set to oversee the election would be chosen during a meeting in Buenos Aires on February 24.

Monday, December 14th 2015 - 08:23 UTC

Macri meets with governors to talk about creating jobs, but not in the public sector

A family picture of Macri, vice-president Michetti, a few cabinet members and the provincial governors at the Olivos presidential residence

Argentina's new president Mauricio Macri met with governors on Saturday in another major change of tone from his predecessor Cristina Fernandez' confrontational style.

Saturday, November 21st 2015 - 08:48 UTC

Macri honors 'Pachamama' and Scioli bewares 'the savage capitalism demon' on closing election rallies

Macri chose Humahuaca, an impoverished town in the northern province of Jujuy, while Scioli attended two rallies in the Buenos Aires province

Argentine presidential opposition candidate Mauricio Macri closed his campaign ahead of Sunday 22 November runoff calling for change and unity while the incumbent hopeful Daniel Scioli said the option was between 'a development inclusive project' or the “savage capitalism demon”.

Saturday, November 21st 2015 - 08:09 UTC

High expectations in Argentina of a record soybean sowing in 2015/16

The Argentine ministry said soybean sowings for 2015-16, pegged area at 20.6m hectares, a rise of 800,000 hectares year on year.

Argentina's much-watched soybean sowings will set a record this season, but the country is heading for a weaker wheat harvest, despite ideas of “very good” yields, the country's farm ministry said. In its first estimate the ministry said soybean sowings for 2015-16, pegged area at 20.6m hectares, a rise of 800,000 hectares year on year.

Thursday, November 19th 2015 - 07:37 UTC

Scioli's burden: Kirchnerism and Macri's, his rich family background

Interviews revealed that ”32% are convinced that if (wealthy) Macri is elected president he will benefit the rich”.

What are the main drawbacks of the Argentine presidential candidates, ahead of 22 November runoff and following their exposure in last Sunday's debate, is the question a Buenos Aires pollster has tried to unveil, and how much could they in effect influence Sunday's vote.

Thursday, November 19th 2015 - 07:27 UTC

Argentina: Massa “believes Macri wins”, but Scioli is “still fighting and much alive”

Massa after the first round said he favored 'change' and now that the runoff campaign is coming to its end, admitted that “I have the feeling Macri wins”.

Sergio Massa, the third contender in the Argentine presidential dispute and who did not make it to the runoff last 25 October, but managed 21% of ballots, some five million votes, compared to incumbent Daniel Scioli's 37% and Mauricio Macri's 34%, has been very careful in advancing whom he would support or recommend to vote on Sunday 22 November.

Wednesday, November 18th 2015 - 13:06 UTC

Presidential debate 'widened the gap' for Macri; Scioli unable to transmit his true profile

The main problem of Scioli's campaign has been he never was able to convince whether he was competing with president Cristina Fernandez or with Macri.

Argentina's Sunday debate between the two presidential hopefuls has “widened the gap”, which means the mayor of Buenos Aires City, Mauricio Macri could win the runoff on 22 November by more than ten points over incumbent Daniel Scioli, according to political analyst Jorge Giacobbe.

Tuesday, November 17th 2015 - 09:32 UTC

Presidential debate with no clear winner which favors Macri, unless there's a 'black swan'

“There was no clear winner because none of the candidates managed to prepare a destabilization condition, previous to any KO situation”, said Ms. Römer.

Argentine political analyst Graciela Römer.said there was no clear winner at Sunday's presidential debate between incumbent Daniel Scioli and opposition candidate Mauricio Macri, which nevertheless broke television audience ratings, similar to those of last year's World Cup final between Argentina and Germany.

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