Argentina's president was airlifted from Rio Gallegos to Buenos Aires late on Friday with a broken ankle. But is the Government concealing a more serious health problem?
Argentine President Cristina Fernández attended on Thursday evening the Favaloro Foundation Hospital in Buenos Aires for a medical check-up, including a brain scan and an electrocardiogram which were described as satisfactory.
Argentine president Cristina Fernandez underwent this week several medical exams which have revealed normal results, announced presidential spokesman Alfredo Scoccimarro at a press conference in Government House in Buenos Aires.
“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.
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez reappeared Monday in a video for the first time since the October 8 cranium surgery to remove blood clots. Very much in control of the situation and specially impressive for the occasion the Argentine leader reopened her Twitter and with a first message in 45 days that said: “Hi, how are all of you?”
Argentine president Cristina Fernandez will resume her duties and complete the four years of her mandate, there is coincidence on this among incumbents and opposition, even when the leader's health remains delicate, according to Argentine political analyst Nelson Castro.
Argentine president Cristina Fernandez will resume official functions as of next Monday 18 November, after completing a month of convalescence, presidential spokesman Alfredo Scoccimarro announced on Monday. However further tests are programmed to check when the president can again travel by air.
Following a new round of medical checkups at the Buenos Aires Fundación Favaloro clinic Friday evening, Argentine President Cristina Fernandez has been discharged from the inpatient phase regarding her neurological and neuro-surgery conditions, presidential spokesman Alfredo Scoccimarro announced Saturday morning.
On Thursday 7 it will be a month since Argentine President Cristina Fernández was forced to undergo surgery to have a blood clot removed with latest medical reports indicating time for the head of state to return to office might be coming soon. Human rights leader Estela de Carlotto, acting as an improvised spokesperson said that time could be on “November 9 or 10.”
Uruguayan former president Jorge Batlle (2000/2005) said on Facebook that Argentina will again be a normal country when President Cristina Fernandez disappears from the political stage. And when this happens the Argentines are going to be happier and as a consequence so will we.