Argentine President Alberto Fernández Friday laid the blame on the First Lady for the family gathering picture leaked in the past few days and which proved a violation to the quarantine he himself had decreed.
Buenos Aires Mayor Horacio Rodríguez Larreta appeared at around 10.30 pm Sunday on TV to announce the Autonomous City was not going to adhere to President Alberto Fernández's decree from last week banning on-site schooling and that classes were to take place as usual on Monday.
Argentina's top penal court of appeals Tuesday acquitted former President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (2008-2015) and her aide Axel Kiciloff of all charges in the so-called future dollar case, because there had been no damage to the State, and that economic policy issues are not subject to prosecution.
Protesters opposed to proposed austerity measures clashed with police outside Argentina's Congress on Wednesday as lawmakers discussed next year's budget. Dozens of people threw rocks while police in riot gear responded with rubber bullets and water cannons. Local television said that at least twenty-seven people have been detained but there were no confirmed reports on injuries.
An Argentine court on Friday ordered former President Cristina Fernandez to face questions about her government's handling of the futures dollar market, marking the first time she has been legally summoned for any of the handful of investigations against her.
New York district judge Thomas Griesa has declined a request from the Citigroup bank to allow the entity to process the payment of Argentine bonds under local law while an appeal against the magistrate's negative ruling is being prepared.
A release from the Argentine Economy Ministry considered US Judge Thomas Griesa's ruling issued on Thursday a shameful excess of jurisdiction. Judge Griesa blocked Citigroup Inc from processing interest payments by Argentina on some bonds issued under the country's law.
Argentina's consumer price index revealed an inflation rate of 1.4% for May, down from 1.8% in the previous month announced on Friday Economy Minister Axel Kicillof at a press conference held at the Ministry in Buenos Aires. In the first five months of the year inflation stands at 13.5%.
Argentina and Brazil finally on Wednesday in Buenos Aires a deal for automotive trade between the two nations, which will be valid until July 2015 and aims to revive the sector which has seen heavy falls in activity (and jobs) since the beginning of this year.
Mercosur will present a joint proposal to the European Union for a wide ranging trade agreement between the two blocks later this month, announced Brazil' Minister of Industry Mauro Borges, following a visit to Buenos Aires where he met with Economy minister Axel Kicillof and Industry minister Debora Giorgi.