Argentina' s newly appointed Science and Technology minister, Daniel Filmus, said he was very thankful to president Alberto Fernandez for the job since “it's a enormous opportunity to fight for an issue” of which he is “passionate” and was also pleased that the consequences of last Sunday's primary elections were “quickly settled” with a consensus cabinet.
Argentine President Alberto Fernández Monday picked new replacements, so that cabinet ministers who will seek a seat in Congress later this year may focus on their campaigns.
Argentine President-elect Alberto Fernandez unveiled his cabinet and new central bank chief on Friday evening, laying out his core team days before the center-left leader takes office facing a stalled economy, rising debt fears and painful inflation.
In an emotional but brief (eleven minutes) ceremony Argentine President Cristina Fernandez, on Wednesday late evening, was back on stage at the Casa Rosada, the first time since she underwent cranium surgery six weeks ago, for the oath-taking ceremony of three new top officials who will be decisive ministers in the last two years of her second mandate.
Under the heading of “More continuity than change”, Argentine political analyst Rosendo Fraga describes the incoming cabinet of re-elected president Cristina Fernandez as something very much in the style of the Kirchner.
The Argentine government unveiled on Tuesday the list of the new cabinet members for President Cristina Fernández second mandate which will start next Saturday when she takes the oath of office. The initial reactions were positive both in the political system and from markets.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton congratulated President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (CFK) after her re-election and stressed on the importance of renewing their mutual commitment for a “strong and successful relationship.”