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Tag: Kirchner

  • Friday, March 25th 2022 - 09:37 UTC

    CFK and her son praise Memory Day rally demonstrators

    “Today the Argentine people filled the Plaza de Mayo again,” CFK posted on Twitter

    Argentine Vice-President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (CFK) Thursday sent a message through social media to the groups who marched onto Buenos Aires' Plaza de Mayo during the Memory Day commemorations of those fallen under the military dictatorship which came to power March 24, 1976.

  • Monday, February 28th 2022 - 20:24 UTC

    Cristina Fernández de Kirchner still complaining about Falklands' 2013 referendum

    Cristina addressed her criticism to the US Security Council which she described as outdated, and its permanent members having a double standard

    Argentina's main leader and vice-president, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner recalled on Sunday in Twitter that her government strongly supported Ukraine back in 2014, when Russia annexed Crimea, but also complained about the double standard of the “great powers” in their stance regarding the Falkland/Malvinas Islands issue.

  • Wednesday, February 16th 2022 - 22:55 UTC

    Cristina Fernández indicted in case of alleged bribes

    The ruling had the favorable votes of judges Diego Barroetaveña and Daniel Petrone, while magistrate Ana María Figueroa cast a vote against.

    A Federal Argentine Court rejected on Wednesday an appeal filed by the former president (2007-2015) and current vice president of the South American country, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, in relation to the so-called “case of the notebooks”.

  • Tuesday, February 1st 2022 - 09:11 UTC

    Argentina: Máximo Kirchner resigns as Lower House majority leader

    President Fernández said CFK did not approve of her son's decision

    The recent deal between the Argentine Government of President Alberto Fernández and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is taking its toll on the country's political leadership front after Lower House Majority Leader Máximo Kirchner announced Monday he would resign that position.

  • Thursday, January 27th 2022 - 20:53 UTC

    Chávez's daughter praises CFK in Tegucigalpa

    It is not easy to be a female President, CFK said

    Argentine Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner and María Gabriela Chávez Contreras, daughter of the late Venezuelan leader Hugo Chávez Frías, met Wednesday at the National University of Honduras, where the former Argentine head of state delivered a speech under the title “Peoples always return”.

  • Monday, December 6th 2021 - 09:42 UTC

    Lula to appear at Plaza de Mayo in Buenos Aires this week

    Like Cristina, Lula has also been persecuted by the judges, Máximo Kirchner said

    Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva will attend celebrations in Buenos Aires on Dec. 10 marking a new anniversary of the return to democratic rule, which was announced in Buenos Aires.

  • Saturday, November 27th 2021 - 09:55 UTC

    CFK acquitted in corruption cases: Operations were legit, judges said

    No crimes committed, said the judges

    Former Argentine President and current Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner and her children will not be tried in the so-called Hotesur so-scandal case because there were no illegal actions involved, a federal court in Buenos Aires ruled Friday. Hence, all charges have been dismissed.

  • Tuesday, November 23rd 2021 - 09:29 UTC

    Florencio Randazzo makes it to the House after edging Libertarian candidate

    Randazzo was Interior Minister under CFK

    Former Interior Minister Florencio Randazzo finally made it through to the House of Deputies on his own Vamos con Vos front after the final vote count ended up granting him the votes he needed to snatch the seat from the Libertarians, who had already secured victories for José Luis Espert and Carolina Piparo.

  • Tuesday, November 16th 2021 - 22:50 UTC

    Argentine surrealism: turning a major defeat into a victory celebration

    President Alberto Fernández wants to fill Plaza de Mayo to celebrate “victory”

    “On Wednesday, I'm inviting you to celebrate this great triumph by filling the Plaza de Mayo with militants,” Argentine president Alberto Fernandez announced calling the trade unions and the organizations of picketers in support of Sunday's midterm election “great win”. Likewise one of his most loquacious candidates Victoria Tolosa Paz argued, actually “losing we are winning, and those winning are losing”.

  • Monday, November 15th 2021 - 09:59 UTC

    Argentina’s ruling party loses Congress majority

    President Alberto Fernández still has two years left in office but with less Congressional support

    Preliminary but seemingly conclusive results from Argentina's mid-term elections Sunday showed the ruling party of President Alberto Fernández and Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner would be losing its majority in Congress after 38 years.