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Controversy over Argentine ambassador accounts, dismissed by US bank

Sunday, April 12th 2015 - 10:29 UTC
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Argentine ambassador to the Organization of American States (OAS) Nilda Garre denied having accounts neither in the CNB Bank nor in the Felton Bank, saying the US-based entity had written proof that there were no accounts under her name there. Read full article


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  • golfcronie

    “ not in her name” possibly not but probably has access to them, I wonder who's name they are in?
    Answers on a postcard please.

    Apr 12th, 2015 - 11:02 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    Just another cover-up. Seen the Garre write-up?
    See the bit about organising protests against then-President Bush. Wouldn't those be 'activities inconsistent with status'. So she's a Kirchnerite foot-soldier. Needs to be protected and paid off.

    Apr 12th, 2015 - 01:14 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    Don't worry NML will find the accounts, freeze them and expose the Kthugs.
    Its just a matter of time.

    Apr 12th, 2015 - 01:34 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    Yes, yes dear, we believe you.

    Ha, ha, ha.

    Apr 12th, 2015 - 05:56 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    Surprised the anties isn't in here,
    unless they know its a worthless cause to argue on,

    but give em

    Apr 12th, 2015 - 07:20 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Enrique Massot

    Give up, boys. You don't even know what to say and you resort to aimless rambling instead.
    The credibility of Clarin, the main opposition newspaper in Argentina, is in tatters after its last monumental fiasco.
    Publishing a front page, large headlined story based on anonymous sources and conditional statements and then being bluntly disavowed by the bank in question has sunk this traditional media outlet and its media group into a new low--it that was possible after much flogging of the dead horse--pardon the pun--that was Nisman's assassination by the government theory.

    Apr 12th, 2015 - 07:44 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    Enrique going back to Argentina yet, or still on the run? Meet me there next month at Tortoni's and I will buy you an espresso and a media

    Apr 13th, 2015 - 01:43 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ilsen

    List of titles and honours of Queen Elizabeth II

    Go on, have a look!

    Apr 13th, 2015 - 02:56 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Skip

    Wow if that is what Enrique considers a “monumental fiasco” then the train wreck of 10 years of Kirchnerism must rank as one of Argentina's worst disasters ever!

    Inflation and growth statistics lied about.
    Being sued left right and centre.
    The Malvinas still don't exist.
    No oil companies in the Falklands have been prosecuted.
    Still can't find hide nor hair of bombing terrorists.
    No growth and high inflation.
    A tanking currency and more than one exchange rate.

    But a newspaper claims something isn't true and it's a MONUMENTAL FIASCO!


    Apr 13th, 2015 - 05:39 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • gordo1


    Her Majesty is holder of the Argentine honour Grand Collar of the Order of the Liberator General San Martin since 1960 - given during the presidency of Arturo Frondizi. The Duke of Edinburgh, her husband, is also a holder of this honour.

    Wonders will never cease!

    Apr 13th, 2015 - 06:08 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Enrique Massot

    A fiasco is a fiasco is a fiasco, no matter the displeasure it causes.
    This one, particularly, shows the dirty tricks used by the opposition media. In their haste to tar the government, they have shed basic ethic and professional principles, showing their sordid revenge ambitions.
    But hey, the first primary election results in the Province of Salta show the “Ks” may give them a run for their money!
    Look at these numbers:
    Party Peronist: 59.57 per cent
    PRO (Macri): 25.12 per cent

    Apr 13th, 2015 - 06:30 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ilsen

    I wonder what extra-pillow-cedron and Trolley-boy think about that?

    hahaha! Doesn't quite fit with their usual diatribe....

    Apr 13th, 2015 - 09:27 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    @ 12 ilsen

    I bet two corgis look nice wearing those 'collars'!

    They would not have pretentions however as they are 'Royal Corgis' and far superior to any argies.


    Apr 13th, 2015 - 09:45 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Enrique Massot

    Vultures' lobbying expenses soar
    I guess it makes business sense to “invest” in lobbying when the reward is big. Too bad. It will be lost money because Argentina has taken a firm stance and no amount of U.S. pressure will change anything.
    Consider how much money is going just to lobby decision makers in foreign relations, trade, agriculture and finance:
    ”The American Task Force Argentina (vultures) spent US$1.49 million lobbying branches of the US government against Argentina last year, a 48 percent increase....ATFA has spent US$6.09 million on trying to push its case with the US government.”

    Apr 13th, 2015 - 11:56 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ilsen

    Even funnier! You do realise that a couple of million $s is peanuts in these circumstances?

    Apr 14th, 2015 - 10:00 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    I bet The CFK has spent more money than Singer and lost every time.
    So Arg money that could be used to help the Millions upon Millions of slum dwellers was just pissed away for nothing.

    I think its funny that dumb people like Reekie think that Arg is winning. The interest and penalties click along day after day. In the end Arg will pay, Principal, Interest, Penalties and Attorney expenses. Doesn't really matter when.

    Friday we should hear the IMF decision.
    Fingers crossed.

    Apr 14th, 2015 - 11:06 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    @6. Ever thought of going 'home', paying your taxes and starving with your compatriots?
    @11. Yeah, but guess who they are 'learning' from!
    @14. Working, isn't it? All hail Judge Griesa. May be the most fearless, honest, intelligent, responsible judge in the world.

    Apr 14th, 2015 - 12:43 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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