Javier Figueroa, currently head of the Argentine embassy in Cuba has been appointed as the next ambassador in the United Kingdom, and according to Clarin is an expert on Malvinas affairs. His time in Havana coincided with Cristina Fernandez daughter Florencia Kirchner medical internment, which impeded her from travelling back to Argentina.
Argentine vice president Cristina Fernandez is back in Buenos Aires from Cuba with her daughter who has been under medical treatment in Havana for a year. The two immediately left for their home where they will comply with the mandatory fourteen day self isolation for any passengers arriving in Argentina from overseas because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Argentina's ex-president Cristina Kirchner arrived in court on Monday to give evidence in a corruption trial in which she is charged with diverting public funds, just a week before she returns to the country's government as vice president.
Buenos Aires Federal Judge Claudio Bonadio has again asked the Upper House to strip Senator Cristina Fernández de Kirchner off her parliamentary immunity so that she can be placed under pretrial detention for her alleged involvement as gang leader in the so-called “notebooks corruption scandal.”
The defense of Florencia Kirchner presented before the Federal Oral Court 5 in charge of the “Los Sauces” case, her complete medical record and her residence address in Cuba on Monday, as requested by the Argentine Justice.
Ex president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner said a court order “forcing” her sick daughter to return to Argentina is “very grave and absurd”. Florencia Kirchner must return to Argentina from Cuba on Thursday April, 4, to stand trial for money-laundering. She is currently in the Cuban capital, Havana, receiving medical treatment for several conditions, including post-traumatic stress, amenorrhea and lymphedema.
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.
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.
Former president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner and her children, Florencia Kirchner and Máximo Kirchner, will face trial on alleged money-laundering allegations after a federal judge this week decided to elevate his investigation, sending it to oral and public trial. Disgraced Kirchnerite business allies, Lázaro Báez, Cristóbal López and Fabián De Sousa will also face trial.
An Argentine court on Thursday rejected an appeal filed by Cristina Kirchner to dismiss charges that she engaged in money laundering, allowing a criminal case against the former president to go forward.