Argentina's Security Minister Aníbal Fernández Monday argued that the Federal Police did not tamper with the mobile phone belonging to the Brazilian national arrested in connection with the assassination attempt against Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner.
Former Paraguayan President and current Senator Fernando Lugo is to continue his recovery in Argentina, it was announced Monday in Asunción.
Argentina's Health Minister Carla Vizzotti confirmed that the mysterious respiratory disease in the province of Tucumán, which has caused so far 5 deaths, was bilateral pneumonia caused by the Legionella bacteria.
Argentina's Superminister of Economy Sergio Massa Sunday announced the creation of the so-called soybean dollar at a special parity of AR$ 200 / US$ 1 on the condition that exports be liquidated at the earliest.
Argentine Federal Judge María Eugenia Capuchetti, who is in charge of the case of attempted murder Thursday evening against Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (CFK), Sunday imposed the seal of secrecy on the entire dossier after it was leaked to the press that the assailant's cell phone had been reset to default values.
Argentina has released primary figures of fisheries landings in the first eight months of the year, (Jan/August 31) which show a significant overall drop compared to a year ago, 564,685.6 tons and 796,813.1, that is 29,13% less. However squid has done very well, hake hubbis landings also increased while shrimp and croaker the most common species experienced a considerable fall.
Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou expressed his solidarity Friday morning with Argentine Vice President with Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (CFK) following the failed assassination attempt against her late on Thursday.
Thousands of Argentines gathered Friday at Buenos Aires' iconic Plaza de Mayo to express their support for Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (CFK) and condemn any act of violence as a means to solve political differences. Similar demonstrations were held nationwide at each city's main square.
A suspect who has been identified as the 35-year-old Brazilian national Fernando André Sabag Montiel has been arrested after pointing a gun at Cristina Kirchner's head.
Superminister of Economy Sergio Massa was among the first to condemn through his Twitter account the attack against Argentine Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (CFK):