December 22, 2014
The ruling Victory Front (FpV) faces an uphill battle in the upcoming race in Buenos Aires City as it hasn’t won a election in the district since 2003. Last year, Kirchnerism only made third place, behind PRO and and Broa Front-UNEN.
The Cristina Fernández de Kirchner administration yesterday defended the latest Cabinet reshuffle that brought Oscar Pa-rrili to lead the country’s Intelligence Secretariat (SI, former SIDE) and denied the move having something to do with controlling the Judiciary.
Used cars sales are set for a 12-percent drop this year, as November’s numbers released yesterday showed an 11.8 percent loss since January, while the head of the Automobile Commerce Chamber (CCA) stated he expected overall losses not above that figure by the end of the year.
By Guillermo Háskel
Rising energy shares drove European equities higher today, while Greece's bourse also advanced after the country's prime minister offered yesterday to bring pro-European independents into the government.
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio faced the biggest crisis of his political career after a gunman killed two police officers in an attack intended to avenge recent police killings of unarmed black men in the United States.
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By Eric Weil
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