November 23, 2014
Justice Secretary Julián Álvarez has joined the group of government officials who have questioned recent judicial raids at the Hotesur company partly owned by President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner. Álvarez accused federal judge Claudio Bonadío –who ordered the raids- of “extortion” and a “clear institutional coup-mongering.”
By Luciana Bertoia
Gabriela Vázquez, the new head of the Magistrates Council, talks to the Herald. She is the first woman appointed to head the Magistrates Council, the body in charge of the selection and removal of judges.
By Fermín Koop
In an interview with the Herald at YPF’s headquarters, YPF research unit head and chemist Gustavo Bianchi highlighted Argentina’s potential to be the leading country on non-conventional oil and gas research and development.
US President Barack Obama has shrugged off criticism of his executive action on immigration with a challenge to House of Representatives Republicans: if you don't like it, do something.
The Spanish newspaper El Mundo has published an interview with the alleged Bolivian soldier who killed revolutionary Ernesto “Che” Guevara near the jungle village of Higueras, in the south-east of Bolivia in 1967.
President Vladimir Putin blamed the West for worsening relations with Russia since the Ukraine crisis and said Moscow would not allow itself to become internationally isolated behind another 'Iron Curtain'.• 'West wants to secure regime change'
Tunisians went to the polls to pick their first directly elected president, the final step in the North African state's transition to full democracy following a 2011 revolution that ousted long-time ruler Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali.• Birthplace of Arab Spring sets democratic example
Unrest in Mexico
By Joshua Partlow
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi set a La Liga scoring record of 253 goals when he grabbed a hat-trick in the 5-1 win at home to Sevilla. The previous mark has been held by former Athletic Bilbao striker Telmo Zarra since 1955.
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Luis Juez, senator (UNEN coalition)
By Tomás Brockenshire
Senator Luis Juez is known for his turns of phrase, a thick Córdoba accent and his often colourful language, competing with none other than Elisa Carrió for the role of headline-generator in the opposition. And as such it was appropriate that only hours after Carrió had announced her decision to withdraw from the UNEN coalition, the Herald caught up with Juez to discuss what would happen next.
By Lorenzo Miquel