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CFK targets US interim ambassador for 'provocative' report on crime in Argentina

Wednesday, October 1st 2014 - 07:30 UTC
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Argentine President Cristina Fernández. CFK, questioned the warning message issued on Tuesday by the US Embassy in Buenos Aires, saying it is “in line” with anti-government media, and seriously doubting interim ambassador in Buenos Aires Kevin Sullivan’s intentions with the note. Read full article

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  • ElaineB

    “We know who wrote it: the same person who announced the country was in default,”

    Well, that is true so I guess we can be assured the statement on insecurity is also true.

    CFK is more scared than I thought.

    Oct 01st, 2014 - 08:10 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • reality check

    A first.

    She says,“We know he is.”

    He replies, “So what, I'm not one of the people you can intimidate!”

    Oct 01st, 2014 - 09:01 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Leiard

    “Let me tell you, I'm not mad and they are not going to make me furious, ..... the first thing I demand is respect, that they respect us as a country”.

    Oct 01st, 2014 - 09:07 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    Yup....that's it Christina.......of all your actions you have certainly garnered the respect of the world.

    Oct 01st, 2014 - 09:36 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ElaineB

    “Maybe he thought: ‘I can provoke her with this statement…….. so I am going to go on national television and rant for two hours about how this has not affected me at all.”

    Honestly, can't someone restrain her?

    Oct 01st, 2014 - 09:37 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    Argieland is a lawless place. The 'police' are just as likely to kill as anyone else. CFK's message is akin to “We know where you live”. You don't 'demand' respect, you earn it. CFK and argieland have earned nothing but disgust. Why would an interin ambassador seek to be 'kicked out'? He could just call home and say he needs to be out of there. I'd like to call it part of the victim mentality. Does CFK or argieland have a 'mentality'? Mentality implies mind.

    Oct 01st, 2014 - 10:01 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • chronic

    rotting roadkill demanding respect? lol.

    How Cretina, do you propose to extract respect from anyone? With your wealth? With your military power? With your great intellect? Help me understand.

    Oct 01st, 2014 - 10:24 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    CFK targets US
    As noted in the previous blog,

    She can either put in a claim for the united states,
    or try to blockade you,
    or even Bann USA ships that carry the US flag banned from south American ports.

    you were warned...lol

    Oct 01st, 2014 - 10:47 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Mendoza Canadian

    ” as president of the 40 million Argentines, the first thing I demand is respect, that they respect...she doesn't understand that you have to EARN respect. Stupid bitch.

    respect. Stupid bitch.

    Oct 01st, 2014 - 11:39 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    So wait, there hasn't be a huge uptick in crime? Didn't CFK just militarize the public hospitals, soccer games, etc etc etc.

    What a crazy place.

    Oct 01st, 2014 - 11:39 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    I bet she talks to the mirrors in Casa Rosada so she can have an “intelligent” conversation with somebody.

    TMBOA = The Mad Bitch Of Argentina © ChrisR 2011

    Oct 01st, 2014 - 12:16 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • CabezaDura2

    CFK : Mr Sullivan, dame la mochila, dame la mochila

    Oct 01st, 2014 - 12:42 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Leiard

    @11 ChrisR

    She can't do that, they all be covered up, she kept seeing this mad woman following her.

    Oct 01st, 2014 - 12:56 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Z-ville

    Further proof that the only truly fearful weapon left in their arsenal is scripted rhetoric.

    Interesting to note that she has decided to make the US the enemy instead of the UK for a change. Does she honestly think this kind of aggressive verbal broadside will go unnoticed in Washington?

    Oct 01st, 2014 - 01:25 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Vectis

    It is a bit rich demanding respect when she spends most of her time insulting everyone under the sun and including other governments

    Oct 01st, 2014 - 01:52 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jack Bauer

    Don't see why CFK is complaining.....I thought she might even thank the US Ambassador for giving warnings which would reduce the entry of Americans to Argentina.....Isn't that what all the Trolls claim they want ? all foreigners out of Argieland ??
    And, is taking note of such 'warnings', such an important issue that it requires a Presidential intervention ? Why doesn't CFK concentrate on 'trying' to govern the country for a change, instead of making waves for domestic consumption ?? ?

    Oct 01st, 2014 - 03:25 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    A perceived war (unilaterally) against the USA will only have one loser.

    Oct 01st, 2014 - 04:46 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    @ 13 Leiard

    Damn! Missed that. PMSL. :o)

    Oct 01st, 2014 - 05:18 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    CFK must be the only Female president still playing with her Barbie dolls...lol

    Oct 01st, 2014 - 07:06 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • toooldtodieyoung

    Would someone please remind me.....When was the last time argentina messed with the Americans??

    Was it in 1820??

    I beg your pardon, it was the new state of the United Provinces of Rio de la Plato, the forerunner of argentina.

    Our old friend Louis Vernet arrested an American ship. the HARRIET and confiscated some of her cargo, He sailed with her to Buenos Aires to put her Captain on trial for illegal sealing.

    Just look what that action brought down upon them.

    Oct 01st, 2014 - 07:35 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • gordo1

    She will burst into song soon - “Don't cry for me, Argentina”?

    Oct 01st, 2014 - 07:48 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • toooldtodieyoung

    21 gordo1

    She will burst into song soon - “Don't cry for me, Argentina”?

    More fitting ( I suppose ) would be - “Don't let the sun go down on me”

    Oct 01st, 2014 - 07:50 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Leiard

    Argentina’s parliament to launch fundraising drive for Palestinians

    http://www.jta.org/2014/10/01/news-opinion/israel-middle-east/argentinas-parliament-to-host-palestinian-fundraising-campaign

    Oct 01st, 2014 - 11:02 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • commonsparrow

    These warnings come out to protect people. So theres no escalating crime in Argentina. The report is a lie?

    Oct 01st, 2014 - 11:15 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Orbit

    @23 I wouldn't worry ; don't think they will raise much based on their world giving ranking:

    https://www.cafonline.org/media-office/press-releases/2013/world-giving-index-2013.aspx

    The much maligned ( on this site anyway) UK fares quite well in comparison.

    Oct 01st, 2014 - 11:45 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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