Tag: Patricia Bullrich

Patricia Bullrich
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.

Thursday, October 16th 2014 - 07:40 UTC

September inflation in Argentina: anywhere between 1.4% and 2.48%

On an annual basis the 'congressional index' soared to over 41% in September

Argentina's inflation during September reached 1.4% and accumulates 19.8% in the nine months according to the latest release from the government stats office Indec. However earlier in the week the Freedom of Expression committee from the Lower House which regularly announces the average of private analysts, (identified as the congressional index), said the consumer price index for the ninth month of the year was 2.48% and 41.6% in the last twelve months.

Saturday, September 13th 2014 - 06:57 UTC

Argentina with two August inflation measures: the official Indec, 1,3% and the congressional rate, 2.65%

According to Indec, Housing and basic services lead the increase with 2.6%, followed by Education with a 2.1%

Argentina has two consumer prices indexes, and they differ considerably. In effect during August the so called congressional index doubled the official rate: the National Urban Consumer Price (IPCNU) released by the stats office Indec, in the eighth month of the year was 1,3%, which means inflation in the first eight months stands at 18,2%.

Wednesday, June 25th 2014 - 06:11 UTC

Falkland Islands case to be addressed on Thursday at the UN C24

Timerman and Filmus (L) are heading the Argentine delegation to the UN

Foreign minister Hector Timerman is heading a multi-party delegation that on Thursday will make the presentation of Argentina's position on the Falklands/Malvinas Islands sovereignty dispute before the UN Decolonization Committee in New York.

Friday, May 16th 2014 - 10:06 UTC

Argentina's April inflation for the Congressional index reached 2.8%

The Freedom of Expression committee making the monthly announcement

Argentina's inflation congressional index marked 2.8% in April, or 15.78% in the first four months of the year and 39% in the last twelve. These percentages contrast with the official data from the Indec stats office which earlier this week said the April CPI was 1.8%.

Thursday, March 13th 2014 - 08:14 UTC

Argentina's February inflation 4.3%, according to the Congressional index

Inflation in the last three months was 12.7% which annualized is 61.4%, said lawmaker Bullrich

Argentina's inflation during February reached 4.3%, according to the so called Congressional index, which is an average of private consultants and is released monthly by the opposition members from Lower House Freedom of Speech committee. This means inflation in the last twelve months in Argentina reached 34.8%.

Wednesday, January 15th 2014 - 18:50 UTC

Argentine annual inflation: 28.38%, according to the Congressional index

Federico Sturzenegger suggested the inflationary situation for 2014 “could be worse than in 2013”

Argentine annual inflation for 2013 was 28.38% after soaring 3.38% in the month of December alone, according to the Congressional consumer price index, which is a survey that takes the average of several consultancy firms.

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