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.”
Argentine federal police raided this week three addresses belonging to businessman Eduardo Eurnekian as part of an ongoing major investigation into public works contracts awards in exchange for money contributions.
Argentine ex president Cristina Fernandez has called on her followers not to accompany her when, this Monday, she gives testimony at the Court House before Judge Claudio Bonadío in relation to the so called “K notebooks”.
Argentine Federal judge Claudio Bonadio will present a formal request to Congress to strip ex president and Senator Cristina Fernández de Kirchner of her parliamentary immunity. Bonadio's move against CFK, for which she risks immediate arrest, is part of an investigation into an alleged giant bribery and corruption ring that spanned over a decade of the Kirchner couple's rule and involves high-profile businesspeople, politicians and magistrates.
Argentina’s government will monitor ownership changes at Spain’s Repsol and it reserves the right to wield its golden share in YPF, the Spanish concern’s local unit, YPF, said in a statement after a board meeting that included a state-appointed director.