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Tag: Justicialist Party

  • Friday, November 25th 2016 - 15:53 UTC

    Opposition governors give thumbs down to electronic vote reform for 2017

    Salta Governor Juan Manuel Urtubey does not believe in herds of lawmakers reined in for a unified vote.

    Argentine province governors of the opposition Justicialist (Peronist) Party now embodied in the Kirchnerite Victory Front (FpV) Thursday instructed their representatives on the national Senate to vote against President Mauricio Macri's proposal for an reform that would include electronic voting tickets.

  • Saturday, June 4th 2016 - 08:43 UTC

    Argentina's main opposition political force names a shadow cabinet

    The Peronist version of the shadow Cabinet, led by Chairman José Luis Gioja  and Vice-President Daniel Scioli (L), will have 22 secretariats

    Argentina's largest political movement, almost hegemonic, but currently in the opposition under the name of Justicialista Party (PJ), announced this week a shadow Cabinet, saying they will work hard to return to power after losing last year’s election to President Mauricio Macri.

  • Monday, August 18th 2014 - 06:13 UTC

    First Kirchnerite governor crosses the line and joins opposition group

     Alberto Weretilneck: “I am being pushed out of the Victory Front by the expulsive attitude of the Río Negro PJ’s leaders”

    The governor from the Argentine province of Rio Negro has decided to cross the line and join one of the leading opposition groups whose head is a strong presidential hopeful for October 2015. The move can be threatening to the government of President Cristina Fernandez if more disenchanted elected officials follow or their lawmakers also decide to cross the line and could jeopardize the government's majority in Congress.

  • Tuesday, May 4th 2010 - 01:26 UTC

    Kirchner Receives Unanimous Support to Become UNASUR Secretary General

    As forecasted and with Uruguay’s abstention, the former Argentine president has reached his objective

    Former Argentine president Nestor Kirchner received Monday the unanimous support from country members of the Union of South American Nations, UNASUR, to become the organization’s secretary general, overcoming differences of previous meetings.

  • Monday, May 3rd 2010 - 08:11 UTC

    Kirchners Have Long Term Plans to Remain for Another 10 to 15 Years

    Nestor Kirchner during the May first celebration

    Argentine former President Néstor Kirchner harshly criticized a sector of the press and the government's “opposition” in Congress that wants “to set the country on fire”, but in spite of all he was optimistic about a long term plan for Argentina.