President Dilma Rousseff's main foreign affairs' advisor Marco Aurelio Garcia denied Brazil has any “imperial intentions” in reply to claims relative to Cuba from presidential opposition candidate Marina Silva.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff effective television campaign has started to erode Marina Silva's lead in the polls that the opposition candidate enjoyed two weeks ago and turned the race into a dead heat. The ads remind tens of millions of voters who have been lifted from poverty by social welfare programs that they could still slip backward.
What happened in the Vatican last Saturday when Pope Francis received Argentine president Cristina Fernandez for lunch and a long private talk. According to the visitor the Holy father was concerned about debt and vulture funds harassment and contrary to news from Buenos Aires previous to the trip, the Pope was not at all concerned about governance in Argentina or the democratic process.
The beginning of a turbulent week for Argentina's money exchange market with the informal or 'blue' dollar climbing to 15,15 Argentine Pesos, while the official rate was up one cent to 8,45 Pesos in Buenos Aires banks and foreign exchange offices.
British Airways will be eliminating two direct flights between Buenos Aires and London beginning 31 March 2015, meaning the weekly schedule will be cut from seven to five flights, mainly because of a drop in the number of passengers.
Argentina's Economy Minister Axel Kicillof responded to Citibank’s lawyer Karen Wagner remarks that the bank had “a gun pointed to its head” which would “probably go off” if the US Judiciary did not allow payment of funds blocked by US Judge Thomas Griesa’s ruling.
New York district judge Thomas Griesa has called a new hearing this Friday, after Citibank requested an injunction in order to honor a payment on Argentine bonds held under local legislation and in foreign currency.
Germany's Angela Merkel said on Monday after meeting French premier Manuel Valls that she was impressed by the number of reforms Paris had launched, but deferred to Brussels on the halting French efforts to reduce its public deficit.
Argentina's Security secretary Sergio Berni released on Monday information concerning an alleged terrorist threat from the Islamic State against President Cristina Fernández, (CFK) and assured that further measures had been taken to guarantee the head of state's safety.
Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro has said he will travel to New York this week for his debut appearance as president at the United Nations General Assembly despite racist editorials against him in major US newspapers.