President Cristina Fernández assured on Friday night that “Argentina does not condone the coup in Paraguay” and anticipated that “appropriate measures” will be taken at next week’s Mercosur Summit, scheduled to take place in Mendoza. Read full article
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I thought some of the Argie bloggers said Latam was civilised and a great place to live?Jun 23rd, 2012 - 04:55 am - Link - Report abuse 0
As Mr Malvinero1 would say:
Ahhhhh South America is finished!!!
Corrupt, decadent place!!!!
Coup's all the time!!!!!!
Get out of SA while you still can!!!!! ja ja ja ja
Maybe the new regime will lift the port blockade on Falklands shipping ;-)Jun 23rd, 2012 - 08:42 am - Link - Report abuse 0
Yes I can't imagine Turkey neck being very happy about this, maybe she is feeling uncomfortable about her own situation.Jun 23rd, 2012 - 09:05 am - Link - Report abuse 0
Next coup coming to Argentina, enjoy Argtards, you need one.Jun 23rd, 2012 - 09:22 am - Link - Report abuse 0
No such thing, keep dreaming Ken.Jun 23rd, 2012 - 11:40 am - Link - Report abuse 0
Looks like the lefty Presidents are sweating a little... If the Senate impeached him and then voted him out is it a coup? I don't think so.Jun 23rd, 2012 - 12:02 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
This seems like when all the lefty squishy SA Prez were against the Honduran Prez ouster when it was apparent he was a crook trying to be Prez por vida. Looks the same here...
These populist Presidents love the people until they turn on them...watch out Correa, Chavez and CFK they're coming for you next.
Edifying spectacle.Jun 23rd, 2012 - 02:40 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
The comments from Argentina, Brasil and Ecuador are priceless!
The Mad Bitch of Argentina is going to be looking over her shoulder now. Helicopter on standby?
Brazil and Argentina would love an excuse to expel Paraguay from Mercosur as that would open the door to Venezuela.Jun 23rd, 2012 - 03:24 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
So, is this a coup, technically speaking?
If MercoSur is around in 2 yrs I will be very surprised. It is a free trade block with every country blocking some sort of imports from each other. It is as dysfunctional as every country that belongs to it.Jun 23rd, 2012 - 05:01 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
Next week SCOTUS is ruling if the BCRA reserves are attachable and can be confiscated for non-payment, it might get quite interesting on Friday.
I think that's a losing case for Argentina since the reserves have been used to directly pay bond holders and not the Treasury. That could be a very short sighted action CFK did and could cost Argentina whatever little reserves they have left.
Exactly what appropriate measures will be taken? also nice to know that the SA countries had absolutely no diplomatic effect or intervention here.Jun 23rd, 2012 - 10:02 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
#7 The comments from Argentina, Brasil and Ecuador are priceless!Jun 24th, 2012 - 01:11 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
The Mad Bitch of Argentina is going to be looking over her shoulder now
And is Dilma a Mad Bitch too now? Is she also only against this because its about to happen to her and her disastrous regime??
#8 Brazil and Argentina would love an excuse to expel Paraguay from Mercosur as that would open the door to Venezuela
Why should it be either/or, is there a set number of Mercosur members? I'm sure if/when Lugo is back so will Paraguay be in Mercosur
@11Jun 24th, 2012 - 03:07 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
Are you completely losing it?
Where have I said Dilma has a disastrous regime: never!
I do think that Dilma needs better financial advice than what she is getting now, particularlyfrom Finance minister Guido Mantega.
I have set out the reasons why I say what I do, not just claim it without analysis:
See no. 4.
I know what you've said before, which is exactly why I ask: how do you square that with the sane non-bitch Dilma opposing the coup?Jun 24th, 2012 - 08:16 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
I have to say if Dilma and KFC aren't happy about the Paraguayan coup; it must be a good thing :)Jun 25th, 2012 - 09:01 am - Link - Report abuse 0
CFK is upset because she did not get a cut of the action. After all she just wants to wet her beak a little.Jun 25th, 2012 - 10:30 am - Link - Report abuse 0