MercoPress, en Español

Montevideo, June 16th 2021 - 07:23 UTC

 

 

Argentina bans inflation from official jargon; inflation of synonyms

Wednesday, March 9th 2011 - 05:14 UTC
Full article 11 comments

Next October Argentines will be going to the polls to vote for president and renew Congress which anticipates a rough political eight months, but before that the administration of President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has to weather a round of labour contracts which will be demanding strong adjustments because of the “prices distortion and dispersion” since the word ‘inflation’ has been erased from the official jargon. Read full article

Comments

Disclaimer & comment rules
  • Y Draig Goch

    LOL , nothing like hiding from the truth is there, freedom of speech? afraid of reality...ban a word instead...!!

    Mar 09th, 2011 - 09:37 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • WestisBest

    That is funny.
    :-))

    Mar 09th, 2011 - 09:58 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Frank

    One really doesn't know whether to laugh or cry... I think I'll join you blokes and have a good larf....

    Mar 09th, 2011 - 10:40 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Denrich

    Maybe she should ban other words she doesn't like too, such as corruption?

    Hahahaha these RG's are a funny race.

    Mar 09th, 2011 - 11:38 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • jakesnake

    Nothing like good old Latin American politics! Hopefully this lunatic won't get re-elected.

    Mar 09th, 2011 - 01:26 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Typhoon

    Lies, lies and lies. All that Argentina is good at.

    Mar 09th, 2011 - 04:52 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • jakesnake

    Somebody ask Cristina why so many Argentinians are standing in line at the immigration office in Santiago trying to immigrate to Chile. How many Chileans are standing in line at the immigration office in Buenos Aires trying to immigrate to Argentina? I would imagine that's a pretty small number.

    Mar 09th, 2011 - 05:18 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Marcos Alejandro

    “Top UK businessmen among 9 arrested in bank probe”

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20110309/ap_on_bi_ge/eu_britain_iceland_financial_crisis

    Mar 10th, 2011 - 12:11 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Frank

    Marcos, try and stay on topic..... there's a good chap.

    Mar 10th, 2011 - 02:27 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Rufus

    I think this is generally referred to as the Voldemort solution, if you don't mention it by name then it can't be really there...

    Mar 10th, 2011 - 08:46 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • WestisBest

    To be fair the Argentine government has precedants to this, they have for a long time not recognised such terms as: corruption, debt, repayment, genocide, incompetence, acountability, fair play, justice, peculation....the list goes on.

    Mar 10th, 2011 - 09:44 am - Link - Report abuse 0

Commenting for this story is now closed.
If you have a Facebook account, become a fan and comment on our Facebook Page!