Members from the opposition addressed a letter to President Cristina Fernandez recommending that in the coming UN General Assembly Argentina presents a resolution-draft calling for the Falklands/Malvinas Islands sovereignty claim to be discussed in the assembly and not at the Decolonization Committee or C24.
The superficialities and inconsistencies of the last Justicialista governments (Presidents Carlos Menem, Nestor Kirchner and Cristina Fernandez) have facilitated the consolidation of British presence in the South Atlantic and this will continue unless the Argentine political system agrees on a state policy regarding the recovery of the Malvinas Islands.
The 127 Argentine Lower House members who were elected in the 27 October midterm election took the oath of office during a ceremony in Congress on Wednesday which ensures the ruling coalition of President Cristina Fernandez the necessary votes for quorum and absolute majority.
Members of Argentina’s opposition expect the Socialist International meeting in Costa Rica to express solidarity with Argentina’s Falklands/Malvinas sovereignty claim and also call on the UK to begin negotiations.
Argentine President Cristina Fernández obtained over 54% of votes in the presidential elections, according to the definitive vote count released Thursday by Interior Minister Florencio Randazzo.
It’s a fact that the next Argentine government will see a significant gain in legislative benches in the coming October 23 election while the opposition is appealing to voters support to ensure a balanced congress since everybody admits Cristina Fernandez will be re-elected by a landslide.
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, CFK, won a landslide support Sunday at the unified simultaneous national primaries having collected more votes than the rest of the presidential candidates for next October 23.
Argentina will go to the polls Sunday for simultaneous direct primaries which are also a test to indicate if any of the presidential hopefuls has a real chance of challenging Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner re-election bid next October 23.
In spite of the latest defeats in the province of Santa Fe and in Buenos Aires City, President Cristina Fernandez, CFK, has sufficient vote intention to ensure her re-election in the first round October 23.
Voter support for Argentine President Cristina Fernandez's re-election rose in the last few weeks but her lead over Congressman Ricardo Alfonsin narrowed slightly as his backing jumped, a poll showed last Wednesday.