An armed man was arrested in the Casa Rosada, Argentina’s presidential office, who tried to enter on the grounds that he had an audience with President Mauricio Macri. The suspect was carrying a box with a Magnum 44 Taurus revolver and was arrested by the Military House before entering the building, according to information from the Government office in Buenos Aires.
Contrasting and controversial political ads for the Argentine presidential election next October have emerged allegedly launched by Mauricio Macri's advisory team, and they have caused quite a surprise when not a stir. The idea is to promote public works and investments undertaken by the Macri administration despite the virulent criticism of current policies.
A growing spat between Argentina's outgoing president and president elect over inauguration day logistics took a strange turn Friday, with the silversmith responsible for crafting a ceremonial baton saying an assistant was threatened by possible police action, and fears the whole transfer ceremony could turn into a shouting contest between supporters from the two groupings.
Argentina's newly appointed Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich told reporters Thursday morning at the Casa Rosada that the government of President Cristina Fernandez will generate conditions to deepen the model,” which means to boost economic growth and employment opportunities, increase exports and create conditions for private and public investment.”
“God, how much I missed you”, were the first words from Argentine president Cristina Fernandez to her supporters, mostly young, who congregated on Wednesday late evening in the several patios of Casa Rosada to welcome her first live appearance since the 45-day long medical leave.
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.