Tag: Patricia Bullrich

Patricia Bullrich
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.

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%.

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