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  • Thursday, August 6th 2015 - 08:59 UTC

    Sunday's vote, Argentina's first step to October's presidential election

    Macri is the undisputed leader of PRO and he proved it with eight years running as head of the Argentine capital

    Argentines will be going to the polls this Sunday to vote in the open, simultaneous, mandatory primaries (PASO) when the different parties will be choosing their one-candidate for the big prize on 25 October when the successor of Cristina Fernandez will be elected together with half of the Lower House (129 seats), a third of the Senate (24 seats) and 43 members for the Mercosur parliament.

  • Monday, August 3rd 2015 - 09:29 UTC

    Argentine farmers at Palermo show opening: “please don't vote for 'populist adventures'”

    “In a few days, democracy will be putting into the hands of all Argentines a powerful tool, a weapon loaded with future,” said Etchevehere next to Macri

    Argentine farmers have taken sides decisively ahead of events leading to the presidential election in October and the primaries next weekend. At the opening of the country's major Palermo agriculture show in Buenos Aires, the head of the Argentine Rural Society Luis Etchevehere called on his fellow citizens to avoid supporting “democratically elected leaders but intoxicated with authoritarianism” and “populist adventures”.

  • Monday, June 22nd 2015 - 07:35 UTC

    Cristina Fernandez ensuring continuity for Kirchner's 'development 'project'

    The Argentine president will not run for any office in the coming elections, but son Maximo Kirchner will most probably become lawmaker for Santa Cruz

    Argentine President Cristina Fernandez will not run for any office in this year's general elections, but she has set up supporters in key candidacies for the primaries in which 13 presidential hopefuls are participating. These include her two closest advisors since the death of her husband Nestor Kirchner and they are, son Maximo Kirchner, and Carlos Zannini, the Legal and Technical Secretary of the Executive.

  • Monday, June 15th 2015 - 06:44 UTC

    Catholic Church points out that 25% of Argentines are below the poverty line

    “The Catholic University Social Debt Observatory findings of 2013 are correct, poverty in Argentina is in the range of 25%”, said Monsignor Jose Arancedo

    The Argentine Catholic Church has stood out strongly on the controversy that has followed President Cristina Fernandez statement before the FAO assembly in Rome arguing that poverty in Argentina is below 5%, which was later made superlative by her spokesperson and cabinet chief Anibal Fernandez arguing that poverty in Argentina was less than in Germany or Denmark.

  • Tuesday, June 9th 2015 - 07:49 UTC

    Argentina is paradise: poverty below 5% rate Cristina Fernandez tells the world

    The president attended the FAO conference where Argentina was given an award for being one of the countries in which malnutrition levels are below 5%

    Argentine President Cristina Fernández sparked controversy on Sunday when in a speech before the FAO conference in Rome, she endorsed widely disputed government figures on poverty, saying the rate was “below five percent,” adding that destitution in the country stood at 1.27%. If this was correct Argentina's poverty rate is below that of OECD rich league members.

  • 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.

  • Tuesday, September 2nd 2014 - 07:43 UTC

    Falklands/Malvinas issue to be addressed by Mercosur parliament 11 November

    The Parlasur delegation with their host Julian Dominguez, president of the Lower House, during the visit to the Argentine congress

    The Mercosur Parliament, Parlasur will be holding a special session next 11 November in Montevideo dedicated to the Falklands/Malvinas Islands sovereignty issue, it was announced this Monday in Buenos Aires during a visit of a delegation from the regional legislative to the Argentine congress.

  • Monday, June 9th 2014 - 20:52 UTC

    Positive scenario for Argentina's decisive battle with hedge funds later this week

    Hedge funds' Singer appeal to Judge Griesa on alleged Argentine plans to ignore rulings, but was rejected

    New York judge Thomas Griesa rejected last week a request by hedge fund investor Paul Singer to chide Argentina over its apparent “best option” plan to default on all its debt should it lose its last-chance appeal later this week before the US Supreme Court.

  • Tuesday, May 13th 2014 - 08:29 UTC

    Argentina satisfied “with Chile's renewed support for the Malvinas cause”

    The president of the Lower House Dominguez with visiting president Bachelet

    Argentina's president of the Lower House, Julián Domínguez underlined the “renewed Chilean support for the Malvinas Islands cause” during an event on Monday at the Legislative Assembly which received Chilean president Michelle Bachelet in Congress.

  • Thursday, January 9th 2014 - 07:09 UTC

    Argentine idea to move the capital to north of the country closer to Pacific basin

    Lawmaker Dominguez is behind the idea which he plans to promoted during 2015

    The president of the Lower House, and Victory Front lawmaker Julián Domínguez affirmed that Argentina's capital should be moved to the north. It is not the first time that this kind of project is presented: when Ricardo Alfonsín was president during the 80's, he proposed to transfer the nation’s capital to Viedma, a town located in the southern province of Río Negro.

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