Cabinet Chief Aníbal Fernández today said the swear-in ceremony and the handover of power must take place in Congress “as established by the Constitution.” He was rejecting statements made last night by lawmaker-elect Emilio Monzó, who confirmed that Macri will be sworn-in as president in Congress, but that the handover of power will take place at the Government House.
An oral criminal court today sentenced former president Carlos Menem to four years and six months of prison and former Economy Minister Domingo Cavallo to three years and six months, in the trial for alleged illegal “bonus payments” while in office.
Potential pitfalls seem evident
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President-elect Mauricio Macri has vowed to make specific changes to the way the government hands out advertising to media outlets.
Victory Front candidate makes slight gain
While it became clear within hours after the closing of the polls after the November 22 presidential runoff that Mauricio Macri of Let’s Change (Cambiemos) had come out on top of the ruling Victory Front (FpV) candidate Daniel Scioli, the exact margins of the vote were not defined until yesterday afternoon when National Electoral Director Alejandro Tullio announced the definitive vote count.
Vázquez, Bachelet, Santos, Humana, Cartes will be present
A growing list of prominent world leaders have stated their intent to attend the official inauguration of president-elect Mauricio Macri, including Brazilian President Dilma Rouseff and Juan Carlos, the King of Spain.
Marcos Peña says Let’s Change worried about murder of opposition leader
Madrid’s Foreign Minister received by new president-elect in Buenos Aires
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The so called “blue” parallel exchange rate today plunged 25 cents to 14.49 pesos in underground houses, hitting its lowest mark in three weeks, as demand retracted amid uncertainty ahead of an eventual dollar clamp removal when the new government takes office.• New record for dollar sales in November
Manufacturing activity in China hit a three-year low in November, an industry survey showed Tuesday, supporting the case for more accommodative policies as authorities seek to prop up growth in the world's second largest economy.
Wall Street kicked off the last month of the year on a positive note as investors look out for key economic data and policy decisions by central banks.
all other countries in regional trade bloc also rebuffed president-elect’s plan
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff yesterday said there was no justification for applying the so-called “democratic clause” against Venezuela in order to sanction or expel the country from the Mercosur, as Argentina’s president-elect Mauricio Macri has proposed.
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US President Barack Obama said on Tuesday the world needs an enduring framework for addressing climate change and that he would seek an agreement that would boost economies as well as help the planet's environment.• US hints at paradigm shift on climate
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Argentina is rejecting the call to cut emissions from agriculture, which accounts for about 50 percent of the country’s greenhouse gases, Vice-President Amado Boudou said yesterday as he presented the country’s official position on the issue yesterday at the global climate conference taking place in the suburbs of the French capital.
Minister Timerman begins to say farewell
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Mexican Fray Miguel Concha Malo received the Emilio F. Mignone International Human Rights Prize yesterday from Héctor Timerman in the foreign minister’s last official event with overseas officials at the San Martín Palace.
The White House announced changes to the US visa waiver program on Monday so that security officials can more closely screen travelers from 38 countries allowed to enter the United States without obtaining visas before they travel.
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