Brazil needs to act quickly to stabilize its finances and get rid of measures used to stimulate growth during the global downturn in order to bolster expansion in 2016, Finance Minister Joaquim Levy said on Monday.
Argentina's Association of Magistrates and Officials of the National Justice (AMFJN) has responded to recent statements by President Cristina Fernández who described the February 18 rally organized by prosecutors the “baptism of fire” of what she called the “Judicial Party.”
Argentina's Central bank will make available next March the new 50-peso bill paying tribute to Argentina’s sovereignty over the resource-rich archipelago, under the slogan “Malvinas Islands. A sovereign love.”
United States Justice authorized the release of confidential information on the investigation of 123 companies allegedly linked to Argentine public works tycoon Lázaro Baez, a close business associate of the Kirchner family and which holdout funds that are suing Argentina in New York court suspect were used to launder US$65 million of funds for the federal government.
Falkland Islands Governor, Colin Roberts, came on stage to suggest that the future of the disputed British Overseas Territory will depend on its people bluntly rejecting any dialogue with the Argentine government.
Argentina's Economy minister Axel Kicillof suggested on Friday that no negotiation is possible with the holdout funds as long as 'special master' appointed by US Judge Thomas Griesa continues in his post, since ”he clearly favors 'vulture funds' (holdouts)”.
Argentine President of the Supreme Court of Justice Ricardo Lorenzetti met with Federal Judge Sandra Arroyo Salgado, the ex wife of late prosecutor Alberto Nisman, sources quoted by the Argentine state-run news agency Telam said.
Jose Miguel Insulza, Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), said on Friday that “the detention of the Mayor of Caracas, Antonio Ledezma, has caused alarm due to the way in which it took place and because it deals with an elected leader exercising his duties.”
Another United States prominent TV news figure has been accused of exaggerating his exploits while covering combat situations: this time it's Fox News' Bill O'Reilly and refers to his alleged coverage of the Falklands' war in 1982.
The British and Spanish foreign ministers sought to highlight a renewed drive toward an ‘ad hoc’ dialogue on Gibraltar this week, but in doing so drew firm red lines that signaled just how difficult that task will prove. The coordinated message was positive and hinted at the possibility of talks ‘in the near future’ if a format could be agreed. But on core issues, there was no change.