April 24, 2014
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  • 14/04/2014 | Argentina

    Capitanich: 'Significant progress' made towards Mercosur-EU trade deal

    Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich today described Argentina’s relation with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as “normal” and praised the role the country has got in international organizations, affirming “it’s always defending the domestic trade interests.”

  • 23/04/2014 | Argentina

    Capitanich: ‘The purge of security forces is key to public order’

    In his daily press brief at the government house, Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich highlighted the importance of implementing mechanisms to “purge security forces” to ensure public order.

  • 23/04/2014 | Argentina

    Capitanich ironically praises UNEN 'experience with hyperinflation, drug-trafficking, betrayal'

    Chief Cabinet Jorge Capitanich made a very ironic reference to the launching of Frente Amplio UNEN. He said its leaders are “very experienced” in hyperinflation, drug-trafficking scandals and political betrayal.

  • 07/04/2014 | Argentina

    'The approval of security laws must not be part of a demagogic strategy'

    Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich today joined the crime debate which is overflowing the media and criticized “the excess of proposals and affirmations” regarding the insecurity matter from opposition leaders. “The approval of security laws must not be part of a demagogic strategy,” he said.

  • 08/04/2014 | Argentina

    Capitanich: 'Subsidies will be maintained as long as there is saving'

    He highlighted the agreements reached between the national government and several provinces, particularly Chaco, “to maintain utility tariffs and finance structural works which guarantee the access to energy” across the country.

  • 08/04/2014 | Argentina

    Gov't highlights 'direct actions' to aid storm-hit provinces

    Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich today praised the “immediate intervention” the national government has had in Neuquén province, one of the mostly affected areas by powerful storms which left floods and thousands of evacuated.

  • 21/03/2014 | Argentina

    Capitanich assures private employment ‘stable’

    Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich today stressed that private employment in Argentina is “stable” when revealing fresh data about employment in Argentina, released by the Labour Ministry.

  • 31/03/2014 | Argentina

    Capitanich praises bilateral trade deal with Brazil

    Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich praised an agreement reached over the weekend with Brazil to reinforce bilateral trade and the progress made in a “common agenda” that would likely lead to a free trade agreement between Mercosur and the EU.

  • 31/03/2014 | Argentina

    ‘No foreign currency debt issuance has been planned in the short term’

    Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich today reiterated a government’s communiqué released yesterday saying "any foreign currency debt issuance has been planned in the short term," denying a newspaper’s report which indicated the country was closing in on a deal to receive around US$1 billion in loans from Goldman Sachs investment bank.

  • 17/03/2014 | Argentina

    Capitanich says prices soothed in February and March

    In his daily press conference at the Government House, Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich said “price levels have stabilized” during February’s last two weeks and so far March, which is generating a “predictable setting for salary negotiations to be compatible with reasonableness.”

  • 18/03/2014 | Argentina

    Capitanich says Feb. inflation rate must not be read as a future trend

    Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich today reiterated consumer prices have stabilized in the last weeks, and urged analysts and economists to “have respect for the quality of figures elaborated by the government.”

  • 19/03/2014 | Argentina

    Capitanich meets with head of Council of the Americas, discusses investments

    Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich met today with the head of the Council of the Americas Susan Segal at the Government House to discuss Argentina’s perspectives to receive new foreign investments in Vaca Muerta shale field.

  • 16/03/2014 | Argentina

    Political opposition and native hooligans

    By Mempo Giardinelli
    The Cabinet Chief’s first report to a plenary session of the Senate last Wednesday lasted 12 hours and even if there was no scandal, the result can be considered disappointing. Jorge Capitanich showed once again the immense patience of which he is capable, some opposition leaders displayed their vocation to repeat media slogans and in general, everybody showed their face.

  • 16/03/2014 | Argentina

    Capitanich: Crime issue will not be solved by more police, cameras

    Chief of Cabinet Jorge Capitanich has admitted that crime is an issue in Argentina, while denying that the sole solution to the problem could be found in putting more police officers and CCTV cameras on the streets.

  • 17/03/2014 | Argentina

    Government confirms debt talks with Paris Club to begin May 26

    "Argentina has received a formal invitation for the beginning of talks and that invitation has a date which is May 26,” Capitanich told reporters this morning.

  • 10/03/2014 | Argentina

    Gov't says consignment of 9 million flu vaccines arrived in the country

    Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich today informed the Health Ministry headed by Juan Manzur this morning received a consignment of 9 million flu vaccines to be distributed across the country and applied for free on high risk groups.

  • 10/03/2014 | Argentina

    Teachers: Government mulls new pay offer

    While in six provinces, some five million children could not start school yet due to an ongoing strike, Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich praised the “mandatory conciliation order which allows the dialogue to continue” and confirmed wage talks with unions will be resumed on Wednesday.

  • 21/02/2014 | Argentina

    Wage talks: no agreement between Government and teachers

    In a press conference from the Education Ministry, Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich informed that no agreement has been reached between the two parts, although he anticipated that a second meeting with the teachers will take place on Monday.

  • 24/02/2014 | Argentina

    Capitanich: Wage talks with teachers to be concluded 'between today and tomorrow'

    Negotiations to set the initial salaries of teachers will be concluded “between today and tomorrow,” Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich said today, again hinting about the possibility the government might decide on the matter by decree.

  • 03/03/2014 | Argentina

    Scioli denies withdrawal of Gendarmerie

    Buenos Aires Governor Daniel Scioli assured that “gendarmerie personnel” will continue its fight against crime in Argentina’s most populated province, and confirmed a meeting with Cabinet Chief, Jorge Capitnaich on Wednesday morning.

  • 10/02/2014 | Argentina

    Capitanich urges not to 'dishonour' Pope Francis' name for media operations

    Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich today rejected media rumours which during the weekend affirmed Pope Francis had called a meeting with the Argentine government, union and business leaders in March.

  • 12/02/2014 | Argentina

    'Supreme Court ruling violates separation of powers'

    Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich today expressed "concern” about the Supreme Court’s ruling which yesterday ordered the government to restore advertising to Clarín Group’s Channel 13.

  • 17/02/2014 | Argentina

    Gov't says January's fiscal result 'positive'

    Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich today said January’s "primary and financial fiscal result is positive” and it will be unveiled this week. "The opposition is trying to diminish the country’s fiscal behaviour,” he stressed.

  • 06/02/2014 | Argentina

    Capitanich praises 'exchange rate stability'

    In his daily press conference at the Government House, Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich referred to prices of goods, the impact of gasoline price hikes and wage negotiations, among other issues.

  • 06/02/2014 | Argentina

    CFK meets with Kicillof, Capitanich at Olivos

    President Cristina Fernández de Krichner today held two different meetings at Olivos residence with Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich, Economy Minister Axel Kicillof and the Presidency’s Secretary-General Oscar Parrilli.

  • 07/02/2014 | Argentina

    Capitanich to US senators: 'Argentina enjoys full democracy’

    Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich today reacted to US senators' remarks who harshly criticized Argentina during a hearing in the US Congress.

  • 03/02/2014 | Argentina

    Gov't announces 'price accord' for Procrear construction program

    The national government today announced that the price of materials destined for use in the Procrear home-building programme would be controlled by a new agreement with suppliers, in a move designed to protect beneficiaries of the scheme.

  • 05/02/2014 | Argentina

    Capitanich urges business, union leaders to have a 'reasonable behaviour'

    Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich urged business and union leaders today to have a “reasonable behaviour” in order to halt the ongoing price hikes on a variety of goods.

  • 02/02/2014 | Argentina

    'There are more than enough reserves'

    Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich has defended the Victory Front's economic policies, and assured that the level of currency reserves in the Central Bank is acceptable at the current time.

  • 03/02/2014 | Argentina

    'Shell's price hike is conspirational'

    Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich today questioned the hike on gasoline prices announced last weekend by Shell oil company considering the decision a “unilateral attitude”, and regretting that sometimes the Government is fighting economic groups alone.

  • 31/01/2014 | Argentina

    Capitanich pledges to debate with opposition in Congress

    In his daily press briefing from the Government House, Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich said he will attend both houses of Congress in March and April to “discuss with political leaders, particularly with the opposition.”

  • 31/01/2014 | Argentina

    Government blasts 'unscrupulous' leaders

    Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich has blasted again business leaders who according to him are “unscrupulous” for using workers to obtain subsidies. He was specifically referring to the long distance drivers union who threatened to paralyze long distance services from midnight during three days if their salary demands are not met.

  • 26/01/2014 | Argentina

    Kicillof promises 'explicit rules' for dollar purchases

    Economy Minister Axel Kicillof has shed further light on the new measures introduced for the acquisition of dollars for personal savings, which will be allowed once a month and rated according to the buyer's income.

  • 26/01/2014 | Argentina

    It is still Cristina country

    By James Neilson
    For several years now, Argentina has been a one-woman show. It still is. Even when Cristina takes some time off and neglects her Twitter account, the country continues to revolve around her.

  • 26/01/2014 | Argentina

    Out of the blue

    By Martín Gambarotta
    On Friday Capitanich, flanked by Economy Minister Axel Kicillof, made the biggest announcement since the two new ministers were appointed in November. The strict currency exchange controls, Capitanich said, will be eased starting on Monday. Individuals will be allowed to purchase dollars at the official rate once more, he added.

  • 24/01/2014 | Argentina

    272 goals during 2014

    By Eric Weil
    New Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich, who seems to have taken over the presidency, will hardly score 272 goals during 2014, nor will anybody else, but he says that he has that number of projects to accomplish this year.

  • 24/01/2014 | Argentina

    'Change in dollar restrictions will affect reserves' - Kicillof

    Economy Minister Axel Kicillof said that the opening up of the exchange market could have repercussions on international reserves, while condemning what he called a "strong speculative attack."

  • 22/01/2014 | Argentina

    Capitanich defends new controls on overseas internet purchases

    Chief of Cabinet Jorge Capitanich has defended new conditions for shopping online outside of Argentina, stating that the measures introduced by the AFIP help to encourage national interests and industry.

  • 22/01/2014 | Argentina

    Gov't pledges to 'combat' blue dollar

    Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich warned that transactions and trading of the parallel, 'blue' dollar would be fought against with the law, while the politician once more linked the unofficial currency to the criminal economy and narcotrafficking.

  • 23/01/2014 | Argentina

    Capitanich: ‘What happened wasn’t a devaluation induced by the Government’

    Cabinet Chief, Jorge Capitanich explained in his daily conference from the Government House that yesterday’s hike of 23 cents in the official peso “was not a devaluation induced by the Government. It was an expression of free market with offer and demand.”

  • 20/01/2014 | Argentina

    Gov't links 'illegal' blue dollar with criminal activity

    Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich has reiterated the national government's stance on the parallel 'blue' dollar, calling the market "illegal" and pledging to investigate who was behind what he termed "speculative attacks."

  • 21/01/2014 | Argentina

    Capitanich slams tax critics: They are against income redistribution

    Chief of Cabinet Jorge Capitanich today spoke out against critics of the national government's tax policies, stating that such figures "are against income redistribution."

  • 21/01/2014 | Argentina

    New controls introduced on overseas purchases

    From today onwards, consumers wishing to buy products from outside Argentina online will have to complete a sworn statement, which will have to be presented before delivery or on picking up goods from the Central Post Office.

  • 09/01/2014 | Argentina

    Government expands price deal and reaffirms food imports alternative

    Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich assured that the Federal Government will expand the price deal and open food imports if necessary, during a press conference from Government House.

  • 19/01/2014 | Argentina

    Capitanich defends policies, hits out against 'agro-exportation model'

    Chief of Cabinet Jorge Capitanich has defended the redistribution policies of the national government, stating that the alternative would be a return to a model of agricultural exportation which "leaves out 10 million Argentines."

  • 20/01/2014 | Argentina

    Capitanich: Paris Club agreement must respect national interests

    Chief of Cabinet Jorge Capitanich has assured that any negotiations held with the influential Paris Club will have to comply with what the politician dubbed Argentina's "national interest and capacity to pay."

  • 27/12/2013 | Argentina

    Gov't signs debt restructuring deal with 18 provinces

    National government officials today met with provincial governors to sign a deal whoch will refinance the debts of 18 provinces every three months.

  • 27/12/2013 | Argentina

    Scioli praises 'positive social, economic impact' of debt restructure

    BA province Governor Daniel Scioli has highlighted the positive impact of the agreement between provincial chiefs and the national government, which pledged to restructure the debts of 18 regions in Argentina.

  • 08/01/2014 | Argentina

    Gov’t will allow imports to sustain new price deal

    Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich revealed today that the Federal Government authorized the imports of products in order to sustain the new price deal and guarantee a steady provision to the public.

  • 23/12/2013 | Argentina

    List of agreed prices with supermarkets to be published on January 3

    Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich today announced a list of agreed prices with supermarkets and providers will be published next January 3 on the official gazette regularizing the measure.

  • 23/12/2013 | Argentina

    Gov't to sign debt refinancing deal with 18 provinces

    Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich today confirmed the government will sign with 18 provinces an agreement to refinance debt which will be in effect for three renewable months.

  • 23/12/2013 | Argentina

    Gov't, businessmen, unions met to boost investments, curb informal employment

    Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich and Economy Minister Axel Kicillof were attending this morning a meeting with businessmen and union leaders to discuss several pending topics such as wage talks, investments and economic goals for next year.

  • 20/12/2013 | Argentina

    Kicillof asks businessmen for 'responsibility'

    After the government and supermarket chambers signed a deal to keep prices unchanged for one year starting January 1, Economy Minister Axel Kicillof announced a “system of permanent monitoring” will be created, to report price variations.

  • 21/12/2013 | Argentina

    Capitanich: 'We want to protect the prices of your production'

    Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich announced a new series of agricultural subsidies for local producers, during a rally in Ituzaingó, province of Buenos Aires.

  • 22/12/2013 | Argentina

    The trickle-down effect

    By James Neilson
    According to Cabinet chief Jorge Capitanich, the mutinous cops and the thousands of looters whose rampage helped them get a big pay rise were working on behalf of coup-mongers, nasty individuals associated with “remnants of the dictatorship” and sinister “corporations” that are determined to put an end to Argentina’s already 30-year long affair with democracy.

  • 19/12/2013 | Argentina

    Capitanich urges power companies to account for blackouts

    In his daily press briefing at the Government House, the chief of staff urged to have a “reasonable debate” and considered “essential” that energy companies “give explanations to users” amid the massive blackouts of the last days.

  • 19/12/2013 | Argentina

    Bank holidays set for December 24, 31

    The Central Bank today stipulated public and private banks will remain closed on December 24 and 31 across the country, Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich announced earlier at the Government House.

  • 19/12/2013 | Argentina

    Government urges energy providers to restore service

    Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich today gave a press briefing to inform about the results of a meeting he held earlier at the Government House with representatives of the Planning Ministry, the ENRE regulator agency, and of Edenor and Edesur, the two energy giants which provide electricity service in Buenos Aires city and province. 

  • 16/12/2013 | Argentina

    Capitanich to businessmen: ‘Invest and stop speculating’

    Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich today urged businessmen to “invest and stop speculating” in a press conference which moved from price controls, inflation, to wage talks being held with different sectors.

  • 17/12/2013 | Argentina

    Capitanich urges companies to invest to avoid power cuts

    “Private companies are responsible for the power cuts,” Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich referred today to the increasing blackouts in the City and the province of Buenos Aires caused by the power demand amid soaring temperatures and urged companies to boost their investments.

  • 18/12/2013 | Argentina

    Gov't insists power cuts must be 'scheduled'

    Amid massive blackouts and an electricity consumption that hit another record yesterday, Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich urged companies to implement a "system of scheduled cuts" to guarantee the service.

  • 09/12/2013 | Argentina

    Police crisis: Capitanich says 'Judiciary must do something,' talks about 'extortion'

    Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich came on stage today to speak about the police crisis which has spread to several provinces. He assured the Government is “monitoring the situation with each provincial government and with each one in charge to generate mechanisms of social and civic protection.”

  • 12/12/2013 | Argentina

    Federal government to create new Metro-bus line

    During a press conference from the Government House, Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich announced the creation of a Metro-bus line sustained by World Bank funds, valuated in 90 million dollars.

  • 16/12/2013 | Argentina

    ‘Government will guarantee price controls’

    In his daily and early press conference, Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich today assured the government wants to “look after the consumers’ pockets.” “We will identify the mass consumption goods and we will ensure price controls are respected,” he said.

  • 05/12/2013 | Argentina

    Capitanich says meeting with Bonfatti 'positive'

    In another round of bileteral talks with provincial governors, Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich today met with the governor of Santa Fe province Antonio Bonfatti at the Government House.

  • 05/12/2013 | Argentina

    Minister: Argentina to ease restrictions on Brazilian imports

    Argentina will from next week open the doors for Brazilian imports held up on the border between the two nations, including footwear and motor vehicles, according to Brazilian Minister of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade Fernando Pimentel.

  • 05/12/2013 | Argentina

    Capitanich warns against Supreme Court 'interference' in Executive power

    During a press conference in the Government House, Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich assured that the Government “did not received any formal request for an audience” by the Supreme Court magistrates, and warned of an “interference in the executive.”

  • 03/12/2013 | Argentina

    Macri, Scioli, to meet with Capitanich today

    Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich will meet today at the Government House with Buenos Aires Governor Daniel Scioli and Buenos Aires City Mayor Mauricio Macri. The meetings were going to be held tomorrow but were rescheduled for today.

  • 03/12/2013 | Argentina

    US praises Argentine agreements with Repsol and ICSID

    By Pablo Jiménez
    A UIA meeting in Cardales was the stage for the first meeting between the Cabinet Chief and the United States' most senior representative in Argentina. Kevin Sullivan, who is in charge of the US embassy on an interim basis, met with Jorge Capitanich backstage at the industrial organisation's annual event.

  • 03/12/2013 | Argentina

    Capitanich and Macri agree on 'shared agenda' during meeting

    National Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich and Buenos Aires Mayor Mauricio Macri met today for the first time since the new cabinet member took his position, with both politicians exalting a "shared agenda" on addressing reporters following the summit.

  • 01/12/2013 | Argentina

    A week in Argentina with everything in place

    By Mempo Giardinelli
    An intense, hyperactive and surprising week has just come to an end in this republic. As the president came out of mourning and while Chaco Governor Jorge Capitanich was at pains to show that he is a different kind of Cabinet chief, the political atmosphere seemed to clear with the approval rapidly showered on the brand-new official

  • 02/12/2013 | Argentina

    Capitanich reacts to US comments on Central Bank reserves, confirms subsidy cuts

    In his daily press briefing at the Government House Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich today reacted to the White House comments on the Argentine Central Bank reserves, saying “I am worried about the US and UK debt level.” The US public debt reaches over 100 percent of its GDP, he warned.

  • 25/11/2013 | Argentina

    Capitanich visits San Juan governor Gioja in Hospital Italiano

    Chief of Cabinet Jorge Capitanich today paid a visit to San Juan governor Jorsé Luis Gioja, a day after the politician arrived in Buenos Aires to continue his recuperation following a helicopter crash in October.

  • 27/11/2013 | Argentina

    Capitanich confirms he will brief lawmakers once a month

    After meeting with the heads of the different caucuses at the Senate, Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich, considered the meeting was “good and productive” and informed they agreed on a mechanism so he attends the Congress once a month to brief lawmakers on major national topics.

  • 28/11/2013 | Argentina

    Capitanich praises ANSES, governors work in providing homes

    Chief of Cabinet Jorge Capitanich has announced that the Argentine federal government will finance the purchase of 40,000 land lots in the north of the country, investing around 4 billion pesos in a project that will provide housing for families in the region.

  • 25/11/2013 | Argentina

    AMIA: Argentina urges Tehran to give "formal response" to proposal

    Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich today praised the deal struck during the weekend between Iran and six world powers to limit Tehran’s nuclear activities, and referred the talks held by Argentine and Iranian officials to "negotiate the terms" of the Memorandum of Understanding reached earlier this year.

  • 25/11/2013 | Argentina

    Capitanich to invite Macri, Bonfatti to meetings at Government House

    Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich today announced he would submit formal invitations to Buenos Aires City Mayor, Mauricio Macri, and Santa Fe Governor, Antonio Bonfatti, to hold meetings at the Government House.

  • 25/11/2013 | Argentina

    Macri and Bonfatti pleased with Capitanich invitation to talks

    The government of the Province of Santa Fe, led by Governor Antonio Bonfatti, and City mayor Mauricio Macri today declared that they was pleased by the invitation extended by Chief of Cabinet Jorge Capitanich to open a dialogue with the national government.

  • 24/11/2013 | Argentina

    The Capitanich of the ship

    By Martín Gambarotta
    It’s a fact: doctors have told President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, who underwent head surgery on October 8 to drain a hematoma, to avoid stress. But what about the rest of you? How are you lot coping with the stress of living in Argentina?

  • 24/11/2013 | Argentina

    Cristina’s last stand

    By James Neilson
    Cristina’s economic “model” is a contraption worthy of Heath Robinson, the English cartoonist who preceded his US counterpart Rube Goldberg.

  • 24/11/2013 | Argentina

    Capitanich: 'There is no precedent for what has been achieved'

    New Chief of Cabinet Jorge Capitanich has defended his record as governor of the province of Chaco, stating that his time at the region's helm coincided with deep drops in poverty levels and improvements in living standards.

  • 21/11/2013 | Argentina

    Capitanich denies 'personal or political aspirations' for 2015

    Asked about his personal and political aspirations for 2015, newly appointed Cabinet Chief, Jorge Capitanich, assured he will work “without personal or political aspirations,” adding his mission is to “meet the goals” set by the government for the next two years.

  • 22/11/2013 | Argentina

    Gov't to send bill to Congress to raise taxes on luxury goods

    Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich today announced the government will send today a bill to Congress to raise taxes on luxury goods. “Those who want to buy luxury goods will have to pay more,” he warned.

  • 22/11/2013 | Argentina

    'Value chain distortion' tops Gov't agenda, Capitanich

    Two days after being officially sworn-in as Cabinet Chief, Jorge Capitanich was holding today a series of meetings with union and private-sector leaders joined by Axel Kicillof, the newly appointed Minister of Economy. The government is putting the focus on the “distortion” of the value chain, Capitanich said while briefly addressing reporters at the government house.

  • 20/11/2013 | Argentina

    Cristina arrives at Government House

  • 21/11/2013 | Argentina

    Capitanich offers to hold daily talks with journalists

    In a clear shift in the Kirchnerite administration’s mode towards the press, Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich announced he is willing to hold daily talks with the media, “early” at the Government House.

  • 04/03/2013 | Argentina

    Capitanich: 'In Media Law case, Supreme Court didn't act independently'

    Chaco Governor Jorge Capitanich harshly criticized the Supreme Court, as he assured that “it hasn’t acted independently” in the Media Law case.

  • 18/11/2013 | Argentina

    Cristina switches her team: Capitanich cabinet chief, Kicillof economy minister

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner has decided to make several changes to her cabinet of ministers following disappointing results for the Victory Front in October's legislative elections.

  • 20/11/2013 | Argentina

    CFK swears in new cabinet figures in Government House

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner today returned to the Government House for the first time since retaking executive powers, as new members of the national cabinet were sworn in by the head of state.

  • 17/05/2012 | Argentina

    'We should only discuss candidacies in 2015,' Capitanich

    Speaking as a guest on the Ambito Debate TV show, Chaco governor Jorge Capitanich said he respects Scioli’s statements but added that he believes “his responsibility now is to govern.”

  • 26/06/2012 | Argentina

    'I should be respected,' Capitanich tells Moyano

    Chaco's Governor, Jorge Capitanich, took on to Twitter his outrage over CGT Labour Confederation boss Hugo Moyano after the latter made some piquant remarks yesterday questioning the governor's credibility for having allegedly allowed an American military base to be built in the Northern province.

  • 18/10/2012 | Argentina

    Capitanich: ‘Nat’l Gov’t not involved in peso bonds swap decision’

    Chaco governor Jorge Capitanich once again defended the decision to swap a dollar debt into pesos and assured that the National Government had not had any involvement in the decision he made last week. He also stated that the province followed a Central Bank disposition.

  • 19/09/2011 | Argentina

    Aníbal Fernández: 'Only a great administration allows such a victory in Chaco'

    Cabinet Chief Aníbal Fernández came on stage to congratulate Chaco’s governor, Jorge Capitanich, who was re-elected last night after obtaining over 65 percent of the vote. Thus, the minister said “Only a great administration allows one to obtain such a large margin victory.”

  • 17/11/2011 | Argentina

    Capitanich highlights subordination of economy to politics

    Chaco’s Governor Jorge Capitanich highlighted the “subordination of the economy to politics” while visiting Ámbito de Debate TV show, and added that the only one “who has a clue over the new cabinet is the President.”

  • 09/12/2011 | Argentina

    Capitanich sworn in as Chaco governor

    Jorge Capitanich was sworn in today as the governor of Chaco Province. The governor assured his government will be centered on “honesty, transparency, efficiency and institutional sharpness.”

  • 21/12/2010 | Argentina

    CFK ‘is a natural presidential candidate for 2011,' Chaco governor says

    Chaco governor Jorge Capitanich assured that most leaders in the Justicialist Party acknowledge President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner's ability to lead, adding that the opposition is "in no conditions to compete" with her.

  • 24/06/2011 | Argentina

    Capitanich to seek re-election in Chaco, dismisses vice-presidency

    Chaco Province Governor Jorge Capitanich, confirmed his intentions to seek re-election in the provincial elections on September 18 and dismissed the possibility of him being President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s running mate in the presidential elections, claiming that it had “never been in his plans,” to go for the vice president role.

  • 18/09/2011 | Argentina

    Capitanich claims victory, thanks CFK

    Jorge “Coqui” Capitanich governor of Chaco province has claimed victory during press conference that took place this evening at Chaco Province. The governor thanked President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner for her support. “This triumph is also yours Cristina.”

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