Tag: Patricia Bullrich

Patricia Bullrich
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.

Wednesday, July 15th 2015 - 07:25 UTC

Argentina's congressional index reports 1.52% inflation in June, and 27.9% in twelve months

“The Indec rates are so distorted that even the IMF decided not to review them because they were certain they would find false numbers”, underlined Bullrich.

Inflation in Argentina clocked 1.53% in June accumulating 27.9% in the last twelve months according to the report released on Tuesday by members of the Congressional opposition based on an average from private consultants. This week Argentina's government stats office, Indec in scheduled to announce the official rate.

Friday, June 12th 2015 - 06:33 UTC

Argentina's CPI in May reached 2% and 28.7% in the last twelve months

“The presses were turned on again to print Pesos with the purpose of propping the economy and thus we're back again at the 2.12% of March”, said Bullrich

Argentina's Consumer price index, CPI, during May climbed 2% reaching 28,7% in the last twelve months, according to the Congressional monthly report from opposition lawmakers, which is an average of private consultants. The data was released on Thursday with strong words against President Cristina Fernández statements in Rome that poverty in Argentina was 5%, virtually less than Denmark and Germany.

Monday, April 20th 2015 - 06:20 UTC

March inflation in Argentina ranges from 1.3% to 2.12%

Lawmaker Patricia Bullrich said that Argentina's March inflation is what most countries in the world record in twelve months

Argentine inflation in March reached 2.12% over February accumulating 29.8% in the last twelve months according to the average of private consultants, which every month is released by opposition members in Congress. This is one percentage point higher than the official March rate announced by the Argentine government's discredited stats office, Indec, 1.3%.

Friday, January 30th 2015 - 07:14 UTC

Nisman “was not the maker of his death” underlines former wife at the burial

Along the route people waved Argentine flags with black ribbons and held signs that said “Justice,” “Thank you, Nisman” and “We all are Nisman”.

Argentine special prosecutor Alberto Nisman was buried on Thursday in the same section of the main Jewish cemetery in Buenos Aires as the victims in the 1994 AMIA bombing that he was investigating, but the circumstances surrounding his death have become even more confusing and mysterious.

Tuesday, January 20th 2015 - 05:10 UTC

Opposition demands protection of Nisman's records; protest marches in Argentine cities

“We are all shaken up, anxious for the things happening in our country,” Penal Legislation Committee chairwoman Patricia Bullrich said.

A group of Argentine opposition senators and lawmakers went ahead on Monday with an informal meeting in Congress which prosecutor Alberto Nisman was expected to address and called for the official's alleged evidence relating to the AMIA case to be protected from interference.

Saturday, January 17th 2015 - 09:20 UTC

Cristina Fernandez first twit reaction to 'Iran plot' claim; Nisman to Congress next week

“AMIA: once again, (there is) no justice nor truth,” President Cristina Fernández wrote in her Twitter account.

Argentine President Cristina Fernández made her first public statement since AMIA special prosecutor Alberto Nisman accused her of allegedly covering up Iran’s role in the 1994 attack that left 85 dead and 300 injured. Nisman is scheduled to visit congress next week invited by opposition lawmakers to reveal further details of the alleged plot.

Saturday, December 6th 2014 - 04:44 UTC

Argentina stats: IMF sees advances, but the issue is a heated debate in Congress

The congressional index is 'irresponsible' and a miniscule group of lawmakers can't attribute themselves the full house representation, said Carmen Bianchi

The International Monetary Fund has expressed conformity with the achievements made by the Argentine government regarding the updating of the country's statistics, and hoped to finish its evaluation in February, Director Christine Lagarde announced during a press conference in Santiago de Chile.


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