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Holdouts reveal alleged money laundering operations of business people close to Cristina Fernandez
The American Task Force (AFTA) sponsored by 'holdouts' NML in litigation with Argentina over sovereign bonds payment, revealed on Wednesday foreign accounts of Argentine public works contractor, believed to be involved with the Kirchner family businesses, Lazaro Baez, and showed a map with the money movement, allegedly committing the crime of money laundering.
Argentine ambassador in the United Kingdom, Alicia Castro has fiercely criticized the conduct of holdout investors and thanked UK unions for their support in the dispute with 'vulture funds', during an address to the British umbrella trade union UNITE.
The International Monetary Fund on Monday urged changes in sovereign bond contracts as Argentina remained mired in a US court battle with holdouts or vulture funds years after its massive debt restructuring.
According to Argentina's leading and most influential financial newspaper, Ambito Financiero, Brazil, via the private sector could come to the rescue of Argentina in its ongoing dispute with the speculative funds in the New York court presided by Judge Thomas Griesa.
Argentine president Cristina Fernandez defiantly claimed on Tuesday that financial, industrial and local political groups together with outside support want to remove her from office, and warned that “if something happens to me, don't look to the Mid East, look North” in clear reference to the United States.
In a speech delivered to over three hundred trade union delegates, Argentine ambassador in London Alicia Castro thanked the British unions for their support in fighting the 'vulture funds' and in backing the call for dialogue on the question of the Falklands/Malvinas, while praising progress made by Argentina regarding the role of women.
Argentina's Economy minister Axel Kicillof lashed out at US Judge Thomas Griesa after he authorized Citibank a one-off payment of Argentine bonds' coupon next Tuesday saying he once again failed to address the heart of the issue and also in fact recognized that bonds under Argentine law do not belong to his jurisdiction.
The United Nations Human Rights Council meeting in Geneva on Friday adopted an Argentine-fueled resolution which condemns the so called 'holdouts' or “vulture funds”, currently in a legal dispute against the country.
Following her meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican, Argentine President Cristina Fernandez arrived in New York, where she is expected to deliver a speech at the UN’s 69th General Assembly on Wednesday.
Argentine President Cristina Fernández signed into law the Sovereign Debt bill, which changes the payment location of Argentine bondholders and which was approved by Congress early Thursday morning after 18 hours of debate.