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Batakis 'the Greek' and York graduate, Argentina's next Economy minister if Scioli wins

Wednesday, October 21st 2015 - 07:01 UTC
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An environment economist graduated in York University could be Argentina's next Economy minister, if the incumbent candidate Daniel Scioli is finally elected next Sunday, or in a runoff a month later. Silvina Batakis, 'the Greek' is currently governor Scioli's economy minister in the province of Buenos Aires and was confirmed for that post this week. Read full article

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  • The Voice

    Anythings better than the mindless trolley dolly.

    Oct 21st, 2015 - 09:10 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    Daniel Scioli , it seems may well replace the present degenerates and CFK puppets they have today,

    Oct 21st, 2015 - 10:11 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • golfcronie

    @2
    He is the head “ puppet ” imho, God help Argentina

    Oct 21st, 2015 - 10:51 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pete Bog

    Not Rossi's daughter then after being trained at the bank.

    Oct 21st, 2015 - 12:25 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    @1. Surely Batakis would replace Kicked It Off?

    Oct 21st, 2015 - 04:52 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    I see they have started the lies from the get go.

    Compare picture 1 with the 'same woman' in picture 2, LOL, only 20 years between them.

    Perhaps Scioli will have a picture of TMBOA tattooed on his chest, over his heart, to ward off vampires.

    Oct 21st, 2015 - 07:44 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Z-ville

    Yes, this will work! Because what Argentina really needs is a Greek in charge of public finances. What could possibly go wrong?

    Oct 21st, 2015 - 09:31 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Enrique Massot

    #6 ChrisR
    We are all impressed by the most outstanding comment so far down the list.
    Chris is not afraid to make an in-depth analysis of Argentina's in-waiting economy minister.
    “Compare picture 1 with the 'same woman' in picture 2, LOL, only 20 years between them.”
    Wow Chris. Thanks for saving us from ignorance. Obviously something fishy is going on with those two photos.
    But let's not stop at trivialities--Chris has still more in store:
    “Perhaps Scioli will have a picture of TMBOA tattooed on his chest, over his heart, to ward off vampires.”
    We are all impressed Chris. (Big applause).

    Oct 22nd, 2015 - 12:08 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • SebaSvtz

    Please (insert deity here), don´t let us fall in the hands of these SOB.

    Argentina is 4 years away from being Venezuela...

    Oct 22nd, 2015 - 02:08 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    Chris....they did that as well when that orge, Hahon was drafted for the USA slot. She was somewhat attractive is the 25 year old picture only to realize it was old and she now looked like a burn victim with no eye brows.

    And Quequi seems to have a second wind.......He must have been out molesting the neighborhood boys. Quequi now that your son is grown and most likely ran away, you myst be looking forward to Halloween. We can only image what you are handing out. You really should start to looking over your shoulder .

    SO why Quequi did you leave the Cochrane Eagle? The Rockies are not as large as you may think.

    Oct 22nd, 2015 - 03:29 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    @ 10 Captain Poppy

    Like he does with you Riki Mashed Potato Head chases me every chance the poor sod gets.

    I am beginning to feel as if I am stalked without the chance to “do something about it personally at first hand” (holding my 3/4 scale Bowie).

    :o)

    Oct 22nd, 2015 - 08:00 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Enrique Massot

    #10 Cptn Poppy and #11 ChrisR
    Here's Chris giggling about Cptn Poppy's latest nonsense.
    “So why Quequi did you leave the Cochrane Eagle?” asks Poppy-eye.
    Hey Poppy: Try Linkedin--you may get better luck.
    Then, wide eyed-Poppy apparently accuses me of pedophilia, something that, here in Canada, is a crime.
    How much lower can he get? Is Poppy an 18-plus or has his computer been hacked?

    Oct 23rd, 2015 - 02:16 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    3/4 scale bowie.......lol.

    Yes Quequi.....or Riki Mashed Potato head....I'm a 18.

    When you you see Kirchner's politices first hand? Too frightened to return?

    Oct 23rd, 2015 - 10:46 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    @ 13 Captain Poppy

    Don't you laugh at my knife!

    This was made especially for me because a full size one might be too long to swing around an assailants neck from carotid to carotid being a weak 69 YO.

    No way would I spoil the mirror finish with Riki MPH's blood though!

    LOL

    Oct 23rd, 2015 - 06:57 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    I have to admit those bowie were and are some tool. I always said if you can't gut someone with 'em, you sure as hell can batter them on the head. I have to believe that most people would piss themselves just at the sight of one alone.

    Oct 23rd, 2015 - 08:17 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    @ 15 Captain Poppy
    “I have to believe that most people would piss themselves just at the sight of one alone.”

    Spot on! My new next door neighbour (house was empty for four years) was showing me his small collection of genuine Uruguayo gaucho knives, so I took returned the compliment with my 'small' collection. He could not take his eyes off my lovely scale Bowie. So, so, funny.

    Oct 24th, 2015 - 07:17 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • British_Kirchnerist

    “In typical bi-polar Cristina Fernandez style she had him plead several times for the funds”

    Who writes this crap? I do remember when she called Scioli incompetent, with good cause - at the time I took it as a good omen she'd get a more left wing candidate, and it seems she did try. But it seems his elbows were just too sharp this time - still, Zanini was an inspired running mate to impose on him =)

    The Greek looks pretty enough and if she keeps following Kirchnerism she'll make a good minister I'm sure. Though the greatest Greek finance minister will always be Varoufakis!

    Oct 24th, 2015 - 11:14 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    The kirchner/peronista's even lost the Province of Jujuy AND Buenos Aires province. The great news just keeps pouring in.

    To the people I know in Argentina and those I do not.......a todas felicidades las personas....

    Oct 26th, 2015 - 07:35 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    I can only hope that Macri makes it to the presidency just to watch Riki MPH and the newly resurrected 'British' Kirchnercrapper twisting and turning their posts to 'fit' the reality.

    Oct 26th, 2015 - 09:06 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    Does anyone recall posts of drooling over KFC?

    Oct 27th, 2015 - 01:51 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    @ 20 Captain Poppy

    You mean like the lad in the Fountains of Wayne song “Stacy's Mom”?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dZLfasMPOU4

    And who can blame him!

    :o)

    Oct 27th, 2015 - 06:36 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • British_Kirchnerist

    #19 If that's the only reason you want Macri to win(!), I can deal with the hypothetical now and spare us all the horror of it actually happening. So, here goes - I have absolutely nothing in common with Mauricio Macri, I'm against almost everything he's for and for almost everything he's against, nor do I have any nationalistic reason to support the incumbent Argentine President whoever they are. My support for Cristina was and is for her excellent progressive politics, and I also confess to loving her beautiful personality and looks. I am British, Scottish, still glad I voted No to separatism despite Cameron's disgraceful anti-Scottish election campaign, and happier with the leadership and direction of the Labour Party than I ever thought I would be.

    So there's quite a lot to get on with in Britain and if Argentina stops being the good example it has been under the Ks I'll stop using it as one and I'm sure Corbynism will survive that! But I will maintain an internationalist solidarity interest, as with Greece. Because if Macri gets in I predict he will try and cut an unfavourable deal as quickly as possible with the vultures, and plunge Argentina back into social calamity.

    Then, as the most right-wing Argie leader since Galtieri, I predict he will turn on the Falklands as a scapegoat. I will oppose any such aggression, while perhaps reminding you all that it would have been better to take up Cristina's very reasonable idea for talks without preconditions. Don't it always seem to go, that you don't know what you've got till its gone... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=94bdMSCdw20

    Oct 28th, 2015 - 07:57 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    @ 22 British_Kirchnerist
    “I also confess to loving her beautiful personality and looks”

    So no Specsavers in your part of Glasgow then, as if you know?

    Oct 29th, 2015 - 04:59 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • British_Kirchnerist

    Is that it Chris? Nothing else to say in response to my post? Maybe it wasn't the “twisting and turning” you were hoping for :=)

    Oct 29th, 2015 - 06:15 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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