Tag: Patricia Bullrich

Patricia Bullrich
Tuesday, August 16th 2016 - 07:03 UTC

Macri will move in an armored car following an attack with stones

The armored car for Macri was announced by minister Bullrich who claimed political activists close to ex president Cristina Fernandez organized the attack.

Argentine president Mauricio Macri will be moving in an armored sealed following this month's attack with stones during a rally in the city of Mar del Plata. The measure was announced by Security minister Patricia Bullrich who claimed political activists close to former president Cristina Fernandez of having organized the attack.

Monday, April 4th 2016 - 04:04 UTC

Macri's ministers pledge not a single day rest in the fight for Malvinas sovereignty

“This is my first experience with these such solemn events and I can't but feel but highly emotional” admitted minister Frigerio

”There's not going to be a single day in the four years of (President Mauricio Macri) government in which we will not continue to fight for our rights in the South Atlantic”, said Argentine Interior minister Rogelio Frigerio during the April 2 commemoration of Malvinas war veteran and Fallen Day in Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego.

Monday, February 22nd 2016 - 08:51 UTC

New rules in Argentina on handling protests and pickets becomes controversial

”There is no law that authorizes the Executive to limit the presence of reporters on the streets,” Mariela Belski, the head of the Argentine chapter of AI said.

The Argentine chapter of Amnesty International (AI) joined the human rights groups that have criticized the new guidelines unveiled by President Mauricio Macri's Security Ministry to handle protests, saying that it was unconstitutional as it restricts key rights, including freedom of the press by limiting the role of journalists.

Wednesday, January 20th 2016 - 07:14 UTC

Thousands turn out in Buenos Aires on the anniversary of special prosecutor Nisman's death

Vice president Gabriela Michetti and Security Minister Patricia Bullrich,  confirmed the government’s commitment to bring justice to the AMIA victims

Thousands of Argentines, including the top ranks of the current ruling administration attended a demonstration in Buenos Aires city to commemorate the one-year anniversary of AMIA special prosecutor Alberto Nisman’s death.

Tuesday, January 12th 2016 - 07:24 UTC

Sour victory for Macri: all fugitives captured after 15-days on the run; 'the whole system is rotten'

Brothers Martin and Cristian Lanatta  and Victor Schillaci, convicted of drugs-related killings, escaped from a top security jail on Dec. 27 in a prison break

Fifteen days of a major embarrassment for the government of Argentine president Mauricio Macri came to an end on Monday after police commandos recaptured two of the country's most notorious convicts in a rice mill plant, ending a 15-day manhunt through backwater towns and two provinces.

Friday, December 18th 2015 - 08:45 UTC

Argentina prepares to decree a “national security emergency” to combat drugs

Bullrich said that the emergency, which must be decreed by President Mauricio Macri “will allow us to act with greater celerity in fundamental issues”

Argentina's Security minister Patricia Bullrich together with her provincial peers and security forces unanimously voted to decree a “national security emergency” with the purpose of combating the drugs trade and strengthening border areas.

Thursday, November 26th 2015 - 07:09 UTC

Macri names bankers and big business executives to his economic team

Lawmaker and next Budget and finance minister Prat-Gay, worked for J.P. Morgan in London and New York and later as president of the Central Bank

Argentina's president-elect Mauricio Macri has named US-educated bankers and big business executives to key posts in a cabinet he vows will revive the economy, officials and media reports said Wednesday. Budget and finance minister Alfonso Prat-Gay, 50, an economist trained at Pennsylvania University and former Wall Street banker, was announced by Macri's designated chief of staff Marcos Peña.

Thursday, October 15th 2015 - 07:10 UTC

Argentine September inflation 1.92% and 25.91% in last twelve months

The Congress index acts as a reference because the official inflation rate, supplied by the much questioned Indec is “absurd”, said Patricia Bullrich.

September inflation in Argentina was 1,92% and reached 25.91% in the last twelve months according to the monthly report from opposition members of Congress, which is based on the average of the country's leading private consultants. Later this week the official Indec rate is expected to be announced, systematically lower than that of the so called Congress index.

Monday, September 14th 2015 - 09:49 UTC

Argentine opposition lawmakers to demand 'transparency' from the Electoral Court

In the northern province of Tucumán, election results remains in the news due to a contentious vote for governor

Argentine lawmakers from several opposition Lower House caucuses will appear on Monday before the National Electoral Court to present their “Inter-party agreement for Electoral Transparency”, an accord to avoid irregularities in October 25 presidential and legislative polls.

Friday, August 14th 2015 - 09:44 UTC

Argentina: July inflation 1.92% and 27.15% annually says Congressional index

“It is clear that contrary to government's efforts to hide reality, the inflation index continues to climb”, said Bullrich

Argentina's July inflation for the private financial consultants climbed 1.92% and in the last twelve months reached 27.15%, according to the report released in Congress by opposition lawmakers. The so called 'congress index' is an average of the different private consultants which is released monthly by lawmakers to avoid fines and reprisals from government.

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