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  • Tuesday, March 19th 2019 - 09:05 UTC

    Another corruption charge for ex president Cristina Fernandez: fraudulent import of liquid gas

    Among the 10 cases brought against Cristina Kirchner, the most notable is the “corruption notebooks”: she is accused of having received millions in bribes

    Argentina's former president Cristina Kirchner was charged in yet another corruption investigation on Monday, in this case over the fraudulent import of liquid gas. Judge Claudio Bonadio, who Cristina Kirchner accuses of political persecution, requested that the ex-president be placed in pre-trial detention, but her partial immunity as a senator shields her from imprisonment.

  • Friday, March 15th 2019 - 04:40 UTC

    Cristina Fernandez flies to Cuba to be next to her sick daughter

    CFK suggested Florencia's poor health was caused by “the fierce persecution to which she has been subjected to”, a reference to ongoing criminal investigations

    Ex-Argentine president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner left on Thursday for Cuba to assist her 29-year-old daughter Florencia, who is receiving medical treatment. In a dramatic video posted on her Twitter, the senator for Buenos Aires province said that her daughter was suffering from ”severe health problems” and began special treatment in Cuba last December.

  • Thursday, February 21st 2019 - 09:20 UTC

    Cristina Fernandez corruption trial set to begin next week postponed until May

    Cristina Fernandez is accused of having favored businessman Lazaro Baez in the attribution of 52 public works contracts worth 46 billion pesos (US$ 3.3bn)

    The corruption trial of former Argentina president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, CFK, set to begin next week, has been postponed until May, authorities said on Monday. It is one of several corruption trials facing the opposition Peronist politician, who turned 66 on Tuesday.

  • Wednesday, October 31st 2018 - 08:55 UTC

    Kirchner family alleged front man in court on corruption charges

    Prosecution alleges Báez, a former bank cashier, created a business empire in Santa Cruz province with public works projects during the Kirchner presidencies

    The man accused of being the front-man for Argentina's former presidents Néstor and Cristina Kirchner in alleged widespread corruption schemes appeared in court on Tuesday to face charges of money laundering. Lázaro Báez is accused of participating in a money-laundering scheme known as “the K-money route.” It involves some US$60 million in alleged dirty cash.