Argentine businessman and associate of former president Néstor Kirchner, Lázaro Báez will not return to jail for the moment. He will continue with an electronic anklet under the modality of house arrest in a house located in a gated community in the suburbs of Buenos Aires.1 comment
Argentine justice despite its disrepute has inflicted a mighty blow to the dominant force of the country's political system since 2003, the Nestor and Cristina Kirchner couple, currently headed by the widow Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.1 comment
The International Contact Group issued a statement on Tuesday to reject the parliamentary elections organized by the dictatorship of Nicolás Maduro last Sunday in Venezuela. The block indicated that the electoral process did not comply “with the conditions accepted internationally, nor with the Venezuelan laws.”
The Argentine Supreme Court ruled in a 4 to 1 vote that two magistrates that had been relocated during the previous government of President Mauricio Macri must remain in their posts until a new qualification contest takes place to fill the posts.
A well-known face in Buenos Aires television, and member of the so-called new school of “militant” journalism, very close to the Kirchner governments, had to backtrack and publicly apologize to the combatants who fought in the South Atlantic conflict after calling them a bunch of cowards, who did not defend the motherland and ignominiously surrendered to the British.
Argentine farmer association CRA has expressed its concern over a recent wave of vandalism on silo bags that store grain and oilseeds on-farm.
Googling has become for many the source of virtual knowledge, but it is also a source of many errors and misinformation, even when accepted as the undisputed revelation. Such is the case of what happened over the weekend with the name of the Argentine leader, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner on Google since the first search result returned a “thief of the Nation”.
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 and the United Kingdom are holding talks in Geneva, with the International Red Cross for a new agreement on the identification of soldiers' remains in the Argentine Memorial cemetery at Darwin in the Falkland Islands, where there is still at least one grave with uncertainty as to the name/names of who are buried.
Argentine Vice President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner said on Saturday in Havana that the government will not pay “even half a cent” of its debt back to the International Monetary Fund before the country has exited recession.