November 28, 2014
The list includes major firms such as Clarín Group’s Cablevisión, power distributor Edesur and cement manufacturer Loma Negra and individuals such as former Central Bank head Alfonso Prat-Gay, former YPF head Sebastián Eskenazi and late journalist Bernardo Neustadt.
HSBC Argentina head Gabriel Martino: “The statements issued by AFIP regarding an account in HSBC Switzerland under my name are completely false. I don’t hold an account there nor in any other Swiss financial institution.”
Bonadío ordered another raid on the AFIP tax bureau to gather the sworn statements of the president, her two children and Kirchnerite businessman Lázaro Báez — a move clearly designed to show he was not backing down from his probe.
President of Brazil Dilma Rousseff has named economist Joaquim Levy as her new Treasury minister, from where he will take a leading role in directing the nation's economy.
To Joaquim Levy, the Brazilian economist who was tapped this week by President Dilma Rousseff to oversee the government’s finances in her second term, one thing is clear: there's plenty of work to be done to win over currency investors.
Hours after a much-anticipated transport walkout that caused headaches and chaos during the morning commute, the opposition CGT umbrella union led by Hugo Moyano warned it would call for a general strike before the end of the year if his demands for changes to the income tax floor are not met.
Also affect Greater BA neighbourhoods
A broad power outage that hit Buenos Aires early yesterday temporarily paralyzed some subway stations and took more than 100 traffic lights out of service on major avenues causing severe traffic jams during morning rush hour.
The member of the highest tribunal also highlighted that in the impoverished areas where most of the crime took place, police officers often fail to investigate crimes, granting no justice for the victims.
President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner met Nuncio Emil Paul Tscherrig, in a private audience at the government House in Olivos where they accorded to begin the tenders aimed for the renovation of the basilicas of Luján and Mercedes, among other church buildings.
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