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Argentina prepares to decree a “national security emergency” to combat drugs

Friday, December 18th 2015 - 08:45 UTC
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Argentina's Security minister Patricia Bullrich together with her provincial peers and security forces unanimously voted to decree a “national security emergency” with the purpose of combating the drugs trade and strengthening border areas. Read full article


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  • imoyaro

    A little late, given that the Kleptocrats had phone calls from the suppliers on record at the Casa Rosada...

    Dec 18th, 2015 - 09:07 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    Except we will kill all the Campora thugs that attack our citizens hoping to stir up riots in support of TMBOA, he should have said.

    Dec 18th, 2015 - 10:48 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ElaineB

    First the Kirchners lose their direct line of cash from the government coffers. Then they lose the money from nationalised companies booking out CFK's hotels. Now they will lose the money they make from the drugs trade.

    Macri is really clipping the wings of the Kirchnerites.

    Dec 18th, 2015 - 11:38 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • chronic

    No free choripan!

    No cheap drugs!

    No noquis!

    It's getting kind of bleak for che and Maria.

    Dec 18th, 2015 - 04:03 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    national security emergency

    is it that bad over there.

    Dec 18th, 2015 - 08:06 pm - Link - Report abuse 0


    It's paradise compared to your “blood red alert, level 12, imminent-immediate-inescapable death, substantially severe, 6 skulls” terrorist level condition you in the UK and all over EUialand, NorthAmoland, Ozzer, Kannarians, Japper, Chinasia, Hindiland, et all are living under.

    Heck, we don't even have a terrorist alert system, we don't need one!

    Dec 18th, 2015 - 11:43 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Troy Tempest



    Dec 19th, 2015 - 05:49 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Skip

    Quite...... boring!

    Dec 19th, 2015 - 06:14 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • georgeneurus


    Dec 19th, 2015 - 07:32 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Skip

    That's monkEys!

    And why is Troy DUMB and all I am is DUMN?

    I wanna be DUMB toooooooo

    Dec 19th, 2015 - 08:29 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Troy Tempest

    @10 Skip

    ROFLMFAO... !!'

    @9 Gorgeous Georgeous,

    Uh oh, key stuck again?

    Isn't it spelt, MonkEEs???

    Then we could be on television - what fun!!

    Dec 19th, 2015 - 09:26 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Skip

    Age, Troy, showing your age.
    Now I will have the theme tune in my head as I try to sleep.
    Li do believe if they ever make a movie about us it would be called 'DUMB AND DUMNER'.

    It's 10pm here and still 32C. Goddamn heat wave. Was 41C today and 39C tomorrow.

    Tonight's low brought to you by the numbers 2 and 9.

    I should apply to Canada as a climate refugee.

    Dec 19th, 2015 - 11:00 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • CapiTrollism_is_back!!

    All of the sudden, since last week, all the pictures of Argentine cabinet members and government officials seem to be taken at the appropriate time, when they look professional, photogenic, and not in the middle of some strange pose that distorts, or garbles their faces.

    Interesting that two weeks ago Mercopress could only find pictures of Argie officials when in completely unprepared photo takes, making look as if their faces were contorting.

    Dec 19th, 2015 - 11:24 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    13. It wasn't the camera. The Ks were filthy absolutely filthy. They all looked like they needed a flea dip.

    Dec 19th, 2015 - 04:12 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • CapiTrollism_is_back!!

    That's what it is about US politicians then. I guess veterinarians are in short supply.

    Dec 19th, 2015 - 04:33 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    The ones you're talking about are probably Democrats. Most of them have poor personal hygiene. Not as bad as an Rg but bad enough.

    Even the Rgs that make decent money have ill fitting suits, bad haircuts and shoes a homeless person wouldn't wear. Why is that?

    Dec 19th, 2015 - 04:41 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Clyde15

    What is a terrorist alert in the UK is normal life in Argentina.

    Dec 21st, 2015 - 05:17 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    How so Clyde?

    Dec 23rd, 2015 - 01:59 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Clyde15

    I would have more chance of being shot in Argentina than in the UK.
    Terrorist or criminal..what's the difference ?

    Dec 23rd, 2015 - 11:11 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    I feel I have a higher chance of being shot here than any time I am in Argentina. You feel that unsafe when you are in Argentina?

    Dec 23rd, 2015 - 05:42 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Skip

    If some countries make themselves a small target by not standing by their supposed principles.

    Does that mean they aren't a target or that they just aren't an important target YET?

    Countries that have either or both soft and hard power will always be a target. Soft power is incredibly dangerous to most terrorist organisations because they offer an alternative or lifestyle narrative that proves too alluring.

    Argentina doesn't have hard power.
    Argentina doesn't have soft power.
    Argentina doesn't offer a narrative or lifestyle that is alluring.

    Which is why so many Argentineans migrate to countries that do.

    Dec 23rd, 2015 - 08:26 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Clyde15

    I have never been to Argentina and have no intentions of going there but I would feel unsafe.

    Dec 23rd, 2015 - 08:36 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    You have to have the resources first of all to travel of of you hamlet. I am sure I needed remind you of the sense you made in your post. It made sense until the last part.

    British trolls.....Falkland trolls, Argentine trolls...........all peas in a pod deserving of one another. Though not too sure of British trolls.

    Dec 23rd, 2015 - 09:06 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Clyde15

    Sorry, but if you are referring to me you will have to spell it out in plain English as your post was rather confusing. eg

    travel of of you hamlet. ???????
    It made sense until the last part. ?

    Off to watch a film about penguins on BBC2...OVER AND OUT.

    Dec 23rd, 2015 - 09:13 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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