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Cristina Fernandez and Mujica in a prudent silence over the pulp mill controversy

Tuesday, October 1st 2013 - 06:46 UTC
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Argentine President Cristina Fernández met on Monday with her Uruguayan counterpart José Mujica after the pair inaugurated a new vessel belonging to the ferry company Buquebús, (which joins Montevideo with Buenos Aires), in order to discuss matters related to the controversial UPM pulp plant formerly known as Botnia. Read full article


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  • GeoffWard2

    'After years of discussions and pickets blocking the bridge the case was taken to the International Court of The Hague where in a half-half ruling Mujica and Cristina Fernandez agreed to bury the war-axe and try to live with the situation.'

    So, is the bridge linking the countries blocked or unblocked?
    Simply saying the ruling was 'half-baked' gives the reader very little information.

    Oct 01st, 2013 - 08:44 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Mr Ed

    I can hear Michael Bolton singing for these two.

    Oct 01st, 2013 - 09:59 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • redp0ll

    So the rebellious subjects of the Province of the Banda Oriental have been summoned for another tongue lashing in Buenos Aires under the headmastership of the Grand Wizard of the K Klan today
    This movement was of course founded by the Grand Cyclops but now the black widow with the sprayed on tights heads the Klan
    The Widderwoman has various syphocant acolytes who either own or rent properities in Uruguay among them Timerman, Echegaray, Kiciloff, Zanini et al...So are the title deeds in order and are the taxes up to date? Mmmmmmmmmmm.....
    Uruguay was forced into exchanging tax information with Argentina, but that works both ways. Where do these acolytes get thier dollars for thier stays in Uruguay? An Uruguayan or other off shore dollar account perhaps? OF COURSE this will have been declared to the RG tax authorities (lol). Uruguay should request (notice I dont say DEMAND) the tax details of these people from the RG tax authorities to make sure they are legit

    Oct 01st, 2013 - 04:22 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    @ 3 redp0ll

    And I thought you were a sensible guy! LOLs

    We both know that this is just window dressing for the old git who pretends to be our president.

    If he wants to put his bones in BsAs then I hope they take him at his word and shoot the prat. That would solve our problem and Vasquez can take over! But I suppose that the VP would have to hold the baton until the time of the anointment of the new pres. Shame it will never happen.

    Oct 01st, 2013 - 07:11 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • redp0ll

    Chris OK I was tongue in cheek.
    On second thoughts Vasquez is too old and will be pushing 80 n his presidency. I am sure he would much prefer to indulge his hobby of fishing in his old age. Sendic is my candidate. A pragmatist from the left despite his inherited baggage. He tries to run the ANCAP dinosaur as best he can but in an interview with CX4 this morning, every litre of fuel you put in your car tank, 50% of the price is tax which goes to the government.
    Regarding my previous post, Uruguay hasnt got many arms in its locker, but in any defence you attack the weak links first

    Oct 01st, 2013 - 07:48 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • British_Kirchnerist

    Maybe they just aren't as hostile as their common enemies would like!

    Oct 10th, 2013 - 11:56 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    The song dedicated to TMBOA and Pepe la puke, ENJOY:

    Oct 10th, 2013 - 03:12 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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