Cristina Fernández de Kirchner Tuesday announced she will not be running for any office in the 2023 elections. The current Argentina Vice President made those statements during her speech after she was sentenced to six years in jail for corruption during her tenure as President (2008-2015).
Argentine Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (CFK) has been found guilty of corruption for fraudulent administration and sentenced to six years in jail plus a lifetime disenfranchisement, the Buenos Aires Federal Oral Court #2 announced Tuesday.
An Argentine Court is expected to announce a guilty verdict and an ensuing sentence against Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (CFK) for alleged acts of corruption committed during her presidential terms (2008-2015).
Argentina is to take over Tuesday the pro-tempore presidency of Mercosur from Uruguay in Montevideo, where the hosts' unilateral search for other markets behind the regional bloc's back has stirred controversies.
Outgoing Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro has informed his immediate advisors and followers that he will not be participating in the January first taking office ceremony of president-elect Lula da Silva. It has been 100% decided, there's no going back, was the message from the conservative leader.
A petition asking for new standards to protect the welfare of fish signed by more than 150,000 people, was handed on Monday to the European Commission. It comes ahead of a full revision of animal welfare legislation announced by the Commission in May 2020 as part of the EU farm and Fork strategy and Compassion in World Farming wants to ensure that farmed fish welfare standards are included.
The first Oxford word of the year to be chosen by public vote has been announced and the winning word, goblin mode, is a slang term describing unapologetically self-indulgent, lazy, slovenly, or greedy behavior, reports the BBC.
Argentina's Superminister of Economy, Industry, and Agriculture Sergio Massa Monday signed an agreement with US Ambassador Marc Stanley for the automatic exchange between the two countries of information about undeclared assets owned by local taxpayers.
An Argentine court of appeals Monday lifted an injunction order from a lower magistrate, thus clearing the way for offshore oil drilling off Mar del Plata, but it demanded a maximum level of control in the operations.
Brazil's yearly inflation has been projected to reach 5.92% by the end of 2022, a 0.01% increase from last week's estimates, according to the Central Bank's (BCB) bulletin released Monday, while the Gross Domestic Product is expected to close at 3.05%.