Argentine Vice-President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (CFK) tested positive for COVID-19 Thursday, after which all her engagements were called off and a gathering of Puebla Group leaders scheduled for later this month in Buenos Aires has been rescheduled, it was announced.
Former president Cristina Fernandez daughter, Florencia Kirchner will return to Argentina once she has received her medical release and is capable of taking a plane, said the family's lawyer Carlos Beraldi.
A third day of search at ex president Cristina Fernandez' property in the Patagonian resort of El Calafate did not seem to deliver much in terms of money or valuables, despite a thorough inspection of the house, as part of the of a major corruption case involving Argentina's business elite and ex government officials.
Argentine president Cristina Fernandez will remain with the family at her private home in El Calafate, Patagonia, most of next week thus avoiding the Wednesday 18 February 'silent march' organized by prosecutors and judicial unions on the month of special prosecutor Alberto Nisman's still unsolved death.
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez, who is suffering from a broken ankle, left on Tuesday afternoon for Calafate in Santa Cruz province, after doctors allowed her to travel. She plans to spend New Year with the family and in good spirits twitted about the authorization, presented her smallest pet, a toy-caniche Lolita and announced that small pets will be allowed to travel in all domestic Aerolineas and Austral flights.
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez left Thursday evening for El Calafate, Santa Cruz province, to spend the long weekend with her family, presidential spokesman Alfredo Scoccimarro reported.
Argentina's head of the tax office, Ricardo Echegaray admitted 'business links' between president Cristina Fernandez and businessman Lazaro Baez, who has been accused of money laundering and falsifying documents.
An Argentine prosecutor who was suspended for 'ill performance' in his investigation into the dealings of one of President Cristina Fernandez close business associates, received a massive support Wednesday evening from demonstrators who marched in downtown Buenos Aires to the Attorney General's Office.
Argentine President Cristina Fernández resumed on Tuesday her official activity in the Government House, after spending 18 days with her relatives in the Patagonia province of Santa Cruz. She arrived in Buenos Aires late Monday night and is scheduled to make a public appearance on Wednesday.
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez works everyday and is complying with her constitutional responsibilities said cabinet chief Jorge Capitanich on Monday responding to opposition voices that have criticized the leader who remains in the Patagonian city of El Calafate. He also announced that the president would be returning to Buenos Aires this week.