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  • 20/08/2014 | Argentina

    Macri on paying bondholders in BA: ‘This is clearly not the way’

    The Mayor of Buenos Aires City Mauricio Macri announced in a press conference that PRO party will not support the bill pushed by the Executive to replace bank of New York Mellon as trustee with Banco Nación in Buenos Aires. “This is clearly not the way. It pushes us away from the world,” he said.

  • 21/08/2014 | Argentina

    Sanz: Radical MPs expected to reject debt bill

    The Cristina Fernández de Kirchner administration should not rely on Radical MPs’ support to the government-sponsored bill seeking to reopen Argentina’s debt swap, head of the party Ernesto Sanz said as he called for “responsibility, seriousness and rectitude” in the debate.

  • 29/07/2014 | Argentina

    Parrilli says CFK 'alone' in fight against vulture funds

    Secretary to the Presidency Oscar Parrilli questioned opposition leaders for leaving President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner “alone” in Argentina’s fierce legal battle against vulture funds suing the country over its defaulted bonds.

  • 07/08/2014 | Argentina

    CFK announces incentive package to reactivate economy, relaunches CEDIN

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner addressed the nation today in a televised message in which the head of state announced a key incentive package to reactivate economy, putting the Industry and Labour offices and the Central Bank in the spotlight.

  • 16/08/2014 | Argentina

    Scioli finds Donnelley bankruptcy, closing 'very strange'

    Buenos Aires province Governor Daniel Scioli found the bankruptcy claimed by the local branch of US printing firm RR Donnelley & Sons “very strange” as he supported President Kirchner’s decision to demand a judicial investigation on a closing that has left 400 workers – and their families – on the streets.

  • 12/07/2014 | Argentina

    CFK claimes ‘responsible leaderships’, highlightes Cuba debt write-off

    Russia’s Vladimir Putin arrived at the Casa Rosada presidential palace today where he met President Cristina Fernández de Kirechner to sign bilateral cooperation agreements key areas such as energy and communications.

  • 16/07/2014 | Argentina

    CFK in Brazil calls to stop 'financial looting'

    Upon her arrival to the BRICS summit in the Brazilian city of Brasilia, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner addressed a group of young activists that praised her presence in the meeting.

  • 18/07/2014 | Argentina

    Gov't: CFK misses AMIA ceremonies due to Xi Jinping's visit

    Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich explained President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner will be missing Friday’s ceremonies marking the 20th anniversary of the AMIA bombing due to the visit of China’s Xi Jinping.

  • 24/06/2014 | Argentina

    Moyano 'talking to all' 2015 presidential candidates

    Head of the anti-government splinter of the CGT labour confederation Hugo Moyano said he was still keeping distance from candidates ahead of the 2015 presidential run but warned he “talks with all.”

  • 02/07/2014 | Argentina

    CFK cancels activities, Paraguay trip

    President Kirchner has been forced to call off all official activities following a "pharyngeal laryngitis condition" with the medical team in charge of the head of state’s health deciding on a 24-hour rest.

  • 03/07/2014 | Argentina

    CFK forced to take another 24-hour rest

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner will have to take another 24-hour mandatory rest following a laringytis condition, the medical team in charge of the head of state’s health has confirmed. Still, CFK made time to praise the government efforts to renew Argentina’s railway system calling Argentineans to “take care of trains.”

  • 14/06/2014 | Argentina

    CFK inaugurates new San Martín train stations

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner inaugurated the extension of the San Martín train line service. For the first time in 20 years, the service will reach the Luján city in Buenos Aires province. CFK was joined by Interior and Transport Minister Florencio Randazzo.

  • 20/06/2014 | Argentina

    CFK confirms pro-negotiation stance with vulture funds, demands US Judge Griesa 'fair conditions'

    President Kirchner headed this afternoon an official ceremony marking Argentina’s national Flag Day in the city of Rosario, in the province of Santa Fe. Today's was CFK's second offical appearance in a troubled week, following the legal setbaks the country has suffered in its battle against vulture funds.

  • 20/06/2014 | Argentina

    Scioli: President will 'resolve' vulture funds conflict

    That he “trusts” in President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner who with her “intelligence” will defend the “general interest” is what Daniel Scioli said today, probably the firmest public message the governor of the province of Buenos Aires delivered this week regarding Argentina’s bond fight with vulture funds.

  • 04/06/2014 | Argentina

    Philosopher Forster to coordinate National Thinking office

    Philosopher Ricardo Forster, a member of the pro-Kirchnerite organization Carta Abierta, has been appointed as Secretary of the Strategic Coordination for the National Thinking office, managed by the recently created Culture Ministry.

  • 04/06/2014 | Argentina

    Macri sure about runoff in next year's elections

    Buenos Aires City Mayor Mauricio Macri will be a “president of dialogue” if he gets to win next year’s elections but warned he sees a runoff scenario to decide on Argentina’s future leader.

  • 04/06/2014 | Argentina

    CFK to head rally, announce health benefit

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner will be officially announcing this afternoon the Buenos Aires City administration along with the governments of the provinces of Córdoba and Santa Cruz will be joining the SUMAR programme that involves health coverage for children, adolescents and women without such a social benefit.

  • 27/05/2014 | Argentina

    CFK to kick off centre for railway monitoring

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner will be inaugurating this afternoon a train monitoring centre in the Buenos Aires City neighbourhood of Retiro.

  • 28/05/2014 | Argentina

    Cobos launches pre-candidacy bid

    The Radical Party MP will officially become a presidential candidate when he launches his pre-election campaign ahead of the 2015 run.

  • 31/05/2014 | Argentina

    Paris Club deal reached 'without bringing the country to its knees'

    In her second public appearance since the deal that was reached with the Paris Club group of creditors, setting a 9.7 billion dollar dispute, the head of state said the Kirchnerite administration has managed to “resolve what others couldn’t,” respecting “the country’s interests instead of bringing it to its knees.”

  • 10/05/2014 | Argentina

    CFK honours 'slum priest' Mugica on 40th anniversary of murder

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner led a commemorative event in honour of Carlos Mugica, the Argentine priest killed in 1974 by the Triple A paramilitary group and rebuked Catholic Church violence report saying it was "seeking to revive old confrontations".

  • 21/05/2014 | Argentina

    Lower House debates informal job market bill

    Lawmakers were addressing a government-sponsored bill to tackle informal employment in a special Lower House session called by ruling party MPs.

  • 22/05/2014 | Argentina

    CFK presents new Sarmiento train cars

    Escorted by Interior and Transport Minister Florencio Randazzo, President Cristina Fernández de Kircher presented 72 new train cars Argentina purchased from China as part of the government’s plan to renovate and improve the country’s railway system.

  • 07/05/2014 | Argentina

    CFK creates Culture Ministry

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner has decreed the creation of the Culture Ministry to be headed by folk singer Teresa Parodi. Prior to the decision, Argentina’s cultural affairs were run by Secretary Jorge Coscia.

  • 07/05/2014 | Argentina

    Scioli says Massa-sponsored mayors project not people's priority

    Limiting the re-election of mayors in Buenos Aires province is not part of a family’s everyday problems, Governor Daniel Scioli has said questioning a project sponsored by opposition leader Sergio Massa.

  • 07/05/2014 | Argentina

    Coscia declines ambassador nomination, resigns on CFK's request

    Ex Culture Secretary Jorge Coscia said he has been offered an ambassador post but that he has declined the nomination. “The President (Cristina Fernández de Kirchner) will be remembered as the President of Culture,” he affirmed.

  • 24/04/2014 | Argentina

    CFK signs bilateral agreements with UAE’s Prime Minister

    President Kirchner met with Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid al Maktoum, United Arab Emirates’ Prime Minister and signed bilateral agreements to boost investments in Argentina.

  • 30/04/2014 | Argentina

    CFK asks workers to 'support the industrial development model'

    In the wake of Labour Day, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner asked Argentinean workers “to behave in a way that helps to sustain the industrial development model”.

  • 06/05/2014 | Argentina

    CFK to inaugurate BA City Facebook offices

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner will be inaugurating this afternoon the Buenos Aires City offices of Facebook. Prior to the event, the head of state will be presiding over a the signing of the collective bargaining agreement for the private sector at the government house.

  • 23/04/2014 | Argentina

    CFK to meet Chinese Foreign Minister

    Among other activities in CFK’s agenda for the day is a government rally to take place at the Buenos Aires province locality of Santos Lugares where the President will be inaugurating new train cars of the San Martín line service that connects the City of Buenos Aires with northern provincial areas.

  • 23/04/2014 | Argentina

    Next president to inherit a 'consolidated' Argentina, De Vido

    “A consolidated Argentina” is the column written by Julio De Vido and published by a local newspaper in which the official affirms the South American country has recovered both its “economic independence” and “political sovereignty” since late president Néstor Kirchner took office more than a decade ago.

  • 23/04/2014 | Argentina

    'Business leaders are not on warpath against the government'

    In a speech broadcast live on television and radio, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner inaugurated the new cars of the San Martín train service as part of a 1.6 billion dollar investment in Argentina’s railway system. The alliance between the private and the public sector is “strategic,” CFK assured.

  • 16/04/2014 | Argentina

    Labour bill aims at 28% of informal jobs for 2015

    The Kirchnerism-sponsored labour market bill aims at dropping unregistered jobs to 28 percent in 2015 following a personal “conviction” of President CFK, the head of ministers has stated.

  • 16/04/2014 | Argentina

    Victory Front MPs submit bill to regulate street protests

    The Victory Front Lower House caucus has submitted a bill to regulate street protests in a move that seeks to “guarantee and reinforce” the rights of citizens forced to deal with roadblocks and traffic chaos. The project bans the carrying of weapon by security forces during demonstrations too.

  • 17/04/2014 | Argentina

    'Scioli lacks Kirchnerite DNA' - Cobos

    The ex vice president during Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s first term in office considered the Buenos Aires province governor is not likely to meet the president’s expectations for the 2015 electoral battle.

  • 02/04/2014 | Argentina

    'Malvinas is NATO's base in the South Atlantic'

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner has headed the central government rally to commemorate the 32nd anniversary of the Malvinas Islands War Argentina and the UK fought over the sovereignty of the South Atlantic territories back in 1982. 649 Argentine and 255 British soldiers lost their lives in the 74-day conflict.

  • 15/04/2014 | Argentina

    Gov't defends bill to tackle informal work

    The cabinet chief highlighted the bill to fight unregistered work that President Kirchner submitted to Congress yesterday, saying it will reinforce controls by the Labour Ministry.

  • 20/03/2014 | Argentina

    Argentina's Paris Club offer 'very interesting'

    Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich has praised France’s support to Argentina in both its debt disputes with US-based vulture funds suing the South American country over its defaulted bonds more than a decade ago and the Paris Club creditor nations group.

  • 20/03/2014 | Argentina

    CFK inaugurates Argentina's Paris Book Fair pavilion

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner marked the last day of her visit to France inaugurating Argentina's pavilion at the Salon du Livre in Paris, one of Europe’s top cultural events that this year has the South American country as a guest of honour.

  • 25/03/2014 | Argentina

    Putin calls CFK, praises Argentina's 'double standard' concerns

    Russia’s Vladimir Putin has called President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner and praised Argentina’s position against the “double standard” of world powers in the resolution of conflicts.

  • 19/03/2014 | Argentina

    CFK meets with Hollande at Elysee Palace

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner was holding a lunch meeting with her French counterpart Francois Hollande at the Elysee Palace in Paris. Both leaders were expected to release a joint press statement later. CFK's visit to France comes following last week's invitation by the Paris Club to Buenos Aires to negotiate the payment of its debt.

  • 19/03/2014 | Argentina

    Argentina secures France support in Paris Club negotiations

    In Paris, where she met with her French counterpart Francois Hollande, President Kirchner praised the decision by the European nation to file and amicus curiae brief before of the US Supreme Court, in a show of support to Argentina in its long-standing dispute against "vulture funds." CFK also secured the support of the French government to settle a 9 billion dollars dispute with the Paris Club.

  • 19/03/2014 | Argentina

    CFK blasts world powers' 'double standard' in Crimea, Malvinas

    The Ukraine question must be settled through political negotiations and peace, President Kirchner said in a press conference in France where she arrived this week to meet with her French counterpart Francois Hollande. A “sad paradox,” CFK added, if the Crimea crisis triggers violence as the world readies to mark the centenary of World War I this year.

  • 13/03/2014 | Argentina

    CFK-Macri 'resumed dialogue months ago'

    First, it was President Kirchner who showed a more conciliatory spirit in her political relationship with opposition leader Mauricio Macri, admitting that she "spoke" with the Mayor of the City of Buenos Aires. “With the President, I resumed dialogue some months ago,” Mauricio Macri has now revealed.

  • 13/03/2014 | Argentina

    London would 'rather' discuss Malvinas row with Massa, Macri

    British Minister of State for the Foreign Office Hugo Swire has stated London would rather sit at the negotiating table with Sergio Massa or Mauricio Macri to discuss the sovereignty of the Malvinas Islands. Swire alleged the representatives of Argentina’s opposition would show a “more mature vision” over the bilateral dispute than the Kirchnerite government.

  • 15/03/2014 | Argentina

    CFK flies to Rome to hold private audience with Pope Francis

    Cristina Fernández de Kirchner was flying to Rome where she will be holding an audience with Pope Francis on Monday. Later in the week, the head of state will be attending the Salon du livre in Paris, a top book event in Europe that this year has Argentina as guest of honour, and meet French leader Fracois Hollande.

  • 07/03/2014 | Argentina

    CFK to meet Pope Francis on March 17

    News has been confirmed by Secretary to the Presidency Oscar Parrilli in an official statement. March 17 will mark the second time President Kirchner meets Pope Francis. Last year, the head of state visited Rome to attend the Inauguration Mass of the pontiff.

  • 07/03/2014 | Argentina

    Government critic, industrial leader Méndez meets CFK

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner will be meeting the head of the Argentine Industrial Union (UIA) Héctor Méndez this afternoon, amid government criticism that business leaders and private-sector retailers were to blame for the rise in prices.

  • 11/03/2014 | Argentina

    Capitanich says CFK to decide on Penal Code reform bill

    In a briefer-than-expected press conference, the cabinet chief ratified the overhaul of Argentina’s Penal Code is still a draft bill “under evaluation” and that it will be President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner who will decide whether to “submit” it to Congress.

  • 01/03/2014 | Argentina

    Venezuela destabilized in 'soft coup' attempt

    Cristina Fernández de Kirchner reaffirmed Argentina’s support to the “democratic” government of Venezuela as she denounced an attempt of “soft coup” that seeks to destabilize the Caribbean country.

  • 01/03/2014 | Argentina

    CFK to activists: 'You are my weakness'

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  • 01/03/2014 | Argentina

    CFK renews criticism of justices, calls for 'agile' court system

    The president urged the members of the Council of Magistrates – a key judicial body that appoints and removes judges -, to “make their best” so that judicial officials don’t’ remain in office ‘in eternum.’

  • 01/03/2014 | Argentina

    1.2 billion-dollar for 'complete renovation' of train system

    Already delivering a two-hour speech in Congress this morning, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner announced an ambitious project to "completly renovate" train system in the metropolitan area.

  • 01/03/2014 | Argentina

    'Sooner than later we will discuss Malvinas' sovereignty with UK'

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner renewed Argentina’s demands for talks with the United Kingdom to discuss the sovereignty of the Malvinas Islands, seized by the British in 1833.

  • 01/03/2014 | Argentina

    MoU: Opposition paged to work on 'alternatives' to probe AMIA attack

    The head of state called opposition MPs that rejected the Kirchnerism-fueled Memorandum of Understanding signed with Iran, to work on an “alternative project” that allows the investigation to move forward. Still, CFK warned: “Without the inquiry (of the impeached) there is not an inch of possibility that the process moves forward.”

  • 01/03/2014 | Argentina

    CFK blames business leaders for rise in prices, accuse them of 'looters'

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner inaugurated the 132nd period of sessions of the National Congress. In a nationwide address, the head of state unveiled the government’s 2014 agenda and presented a balance of Kirchnerism’s 11-year rule. Activists gathered outside Parliament to welcome CFK.

  • 01/03/2014 | Argentina

    Soy production to hit 'absolute record'

    President Kirchner forecasted a “record” soy production for 2014 set to reach "55 millon tones" as she sent a message to combative anti-government farmers: “We have earmarked 54 billion pesos in infrastructure for the agricultural sector.”

  • 01/03/2014 | Argentina

    President reproves teachers' strike threats that hold students 'hostage'

    Amid tense salary negotiations between the government and public teachers to decide this year’s wage hike, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner questioned strike threats by education unions. “The beginning of classes can not be so difficult due to salary talks,” she warned.

  • 21/02/2014 | Argentina

    'Don't kill the goose that laid the golden eggs,' CFK tells business leaders

    In her first public appearance in BA province since the 2013 primaries elections and October’s head surgery she was forced to undergo, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner called for the contribution of economic players to help those who still have less.

  • 26/02/2014 | Argentina

    CFK calls off attendance to Sarmiento train event

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner did not attend a rally at the Buenos Aires port where she was expected to tour the first of 25 new train cars the government acquired from China to revitalize the Sarmiento railway service. Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich went in her place.

  • 28/02/2014 | Argentina

    Sanz warns Radical Party won't back Zamora's senate nomination

    Nomination of Gerardo Zamora as the new provisional president of the Upper House has already began to spark criticism by some opposition leaders. Senator Ernesto Sanz said the Radical Party will not support the appointment saying the ex governor of the Santiago del Estero province “lacks the qualities” for the job.

  • 19/02/2014 | Argentina

    Well wishes pour in Twitter with happy birthday hashtag for CFK

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner is turning 61 spending her birthday at the southern city of El Calafate in the Santa Cruz province. Pro-government activists were flooding social networks with #FelizCumpleCFK and #CristinaCumple becoming hashtags in Twitter.

  • 20/02/2014 | Argentina

    Capitanich defends state role in 'controlling monopolies'

    For a second time this week, the cabinet chief came out in favour of “regulating” monopolies in Argentina, setting the cases of the anti-trust law in the US and the European Union-Microsoft dispute as examples of how the state plays a key role in controlling economic players to protect “the weak.”

  • 21/02/2014 | Argentina

    Secretary Parrilli denies reserved funds, protocol expenses allegations

    As he accused one of the government’s leading media critics of “obsequious opposition,” Secretary the Secretary General to the Presidency Oscar Parrilli stressed that public servers are “the only officials who present their sworn declarations to the Anti-Corruption agency” and denied the existence of reserved funds and protocol expenses.

  • 12/02/2014 | Argentina

    CFK to make public announcement from Gov’t House

    President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner will make a public announcement from the Government House this afternoon at 7pm.

  • 14/02/2014 | Argentina

    Increase in school-age children allowance made official

    The raise in the allowance for families with school-age children that takes the benefit from 170 to 510 pesos has been made official. The decision was announced last week by President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner and published today in the official gazette.

  • 15/02/2014 | Argentina

    'We will call those who are getting things wrong'

    President Fernández de Kirchner headed a rally in the southern province of Santa Cruz to mark the 137th anniversary of the Lago Argentino baptism. “We will call together those who are getting things wrong so that they stop getting things wrong,” CFK warned as she came publicly along with governor Daniel Peralta for the first time in a year following a war-of-words period between the two politicians.

  • 28/01/2014 | Argentina

    Moyano 'confused' by CFK-Castro gathering

    For anti-government union leader Hugo Moyano, the attendance of Buenos Aires City Mayor Mauricio Macri to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland and the meeting between President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner in Havana, Cuba with leader Fidel Castro are sending a “confusing” message.

  • 29/01/2014 | Argentina

    CFK back at Olivos presidential residency after CELAC summit

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner arrived in Buenos Aires City today after attending the summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) in Havana, Cuba. The head of state is now at the Olivos presidential residency.

  • 11/02/2014 | Argentina

    Collective bargaining process remains 'unchanged,' Capitanich

    Collective bargaining talks will take place under “unalterable conditions” with the government having no reason to “modify the negotiating strategy,” the cabinet chief has said hours ahead of the meeting President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner will be holding with the head of the government-aligned splinter of the CGT Labour Confederation Antonio Caló.

  • 16/01/2014 | Argentina

    CFK returns to Otamendi hospital to visit her mother joined by Kicillof

    President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner returned to Otamendi hospital to visit her mother, who underwent yesterday surgeryan for an alleged hysterectomy.

  • 17/01/2014 | Argentina

    CFK meets with officials in Government House

    President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner arrived at 17.30hs at the Government House to hold meetings with officials, news agency Télam confirmed.

  • 25/01/2014 | Argentina

    CFK arrives in Cuba to attend CELAC summit

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner arrived at Havana's José Martí airport this morning to take part in the Celac summit along with her Latin American and Cairbbean couterparts. Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman, Public Communication Secretary Alfredo Scoccimarro, Entre Ríos province Governor Sergio Urribarri and Radical Party leader Leopoldo Moreou are among the politicians joining Ms. Kirchner in Cuba.

  • 16/01/2014 | Argentina

    CFK holds 'permanent dialogue' with ministers

    Defence Minister Agustín Rossi responded to opposition criticism that has come to the fore over the past weeks, targeting CFK’s low public profile. "The President is conducting the government,' Rossi said.

  • 16/01/2014 | Argentina

    Scioli says gov't does not deny inflation

    BA province governor Daniel Scioli called the private sector for “responsibility” and cooperation following the price agreement recently launched by the Cristina Fernández de Kirchner administration.

  • 12/01/2014 | Argentina

    'CFK makes the government calls,' senator Aníbal Fernández says

    Kirchnerite Aníbal Fernández does not rule out a presidential bid in 2015 and considers “stupid” opposition versions that allude to CFK’s “absence” in the government. “Decisions are made by the President,” the senator told media.

  • 14/01/2014 | Argentina

    CFK sets cabinet meetings at Olivos residency

    Cristina Fernández de Kirchner is expected to meet Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman and Secretary General to the presidency Oscar Parrilli this afternoon at the Olivos residency. Since October’s head surgery and a holiday rest in the Southern province of Santa Cruz, CFK has kept a low public profile with yet no official appearances since the year started.

  • 15/01/2014 | Argentina

    CFK leaves medical clinic, mother still hospitalized

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner left the medical clinic where her mother has been hospitalized allegedly as a result of a urinary infection-related complication. This is the second time Ofelia Wilhem is admitted to hospital in ten days.

  • 06/01/2014 | Argentina

    CFK works 'everyday,' continues to 'instruct' government

    Cabinet chief has responded to opposition voices that have criticised President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner who remains in the Southern city of El Calafate. “A President is a human being who deserves to rest, she is in a process of health recovery,” Jorge Capitanich told reporters at the government house and affirmed CFK “works everyday,” “abiding by her presidential responsibilities.”

  • 07/01/2014 | Argentina

    CFK resumes official activities at Olivos presidential residency

    After spending Christmas and New Year celebrations in the Southern City of El Calafate, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner returned to the Argentine capital Buenos Aires resuming official activities today at the Olivos presidential residency. CFK is expected to show up publicly on Wednesday.

  • 29/11/2013 | Argentina

    CFK to address security agenda at Olivos residency

    Cristina Fernández de Kirchner will be meeting this afternoon Security Minister Arturo Puricelli and his second-in-command Sergio Berni at the Olivos presidential residency. CFK's agenda for the day includes reunions with Social Development Minsiter Alicia Kirchner and Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich.

  • 02/12/2013 | Argentina

    CFK meets with Santiago del Estero governor-elect Abdala in Olivos

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner today met with governor-elect of Santiago del Estero, Claudia Ledesma Abdala, after the wife of current incumbent Gerardo Zamora obtained a convincing victory during elections held in the province.

  • 11/12/2013 | Argentina

    CFK's routine exams 'normal'

    Presidential spokesman Alfredo Scoccimarro held a press conference at the government house to announce the medical exams President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner underwent today have revealed “normal results.”

  • 27/11/2013 | Argentina

    Massa ruled out of Gov't-opposition talks

    It should not be expected that Sergio Massa takes part in the bilateral talks the government has launched in a show of rapprochement with opposition figures. Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich affirmed he had no plans to receive the Renewal Front head saying Congress will be the appropriate place to “make all the questions he wants to make.”

  • 29/11/2013 | Argentina

    Gov't creates Debt Restructuring Unit

    The creation of the Debt Restructuring Unit to be headed by Hernán Lorenzino has been made official. With the signatures of President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich and new Economy Minister Axel Kicillof, the decision was published in the official bulletin today.

  • 20/11/2013 | Argentina

    Moreno, 'a tireless worker of an irreproachable honesty'

    As the opposition praises the end of the Guillermo Moreno era at the Domestic Trade office, Kirchnerite Aníbal Fernández defended the official and affirmed he “has always obeyed the orders” he received from the government house.

  • 21/11/2013 | Argentina

    Cobos praised Capitanich's 'good start'

    Radical Party elected lawmaker and ex vice president during CFK’s first administration Julio Cobos praised the decision by Jorge Capitanich to hold regular press conferences with media and meetings with provincial governors.

  • 21/11/2013 | Argentina

    CFK to receive Capitanich and Kicillof at Olivos residency

    On the forth day since her return to office, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner will be meeting this afternoon with newly appointed Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich at the Olivos presidential residency. Ms. Kirchner is also expected to receive Axel Kicillof who replaced Hernán Lorenzino at the economy ministry.

  • 15/11/2013 | Argentina

    CFK recovering 'excellently,' Urribarri

    Entre Ríos province governor Sergio Urribarri said Argentineans have some “good news” to celebrate: President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner “is recovering in an excellent way”, the Kirchnerite stated.

  • 19/11/2013 | Argentina

    Cabinet shake-up aims at 'market-state balance'

    For Buenos Aires province governor Daniel Scioli, the cabinet reshuffle announced the same day CFK returned to public office aims at “finding a balance between market and state.”

  • 19/11/2013 | Argentina

    CFK continues official agenda in Olivos

    A day after resuming official duties, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner will be holding several meetings at the Olivos presidential residency this afternoon. Today’s agenda includes visits by AFSCA media watchdog head Martín Sabbatella and state secretaries Oscar Parrilli and Carlos Zannini.

  • 12/11/2013 | Argentina

    Rossi rejects cabinet shuffle versions, targets 'media speculation'

    After this weekend’s news confirming President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner will be resuming duties as for Monday, Defence Minister Agustín Rossi rejected versions that have alleged to a possible cabinet shuffle. No such changes loom on the Kirchnerite horizon, Rossi affirmed.

  • 14/11/2013 | Argentina

    'CFK to fully resume duties on Monday,' Abal Medina says

    Cabinet chief Juan Manuel Abal Medina confirmed today that President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner will “fully” resume duties on Monday. There are “great expectations” among government members about CFK’s comeback, the official affirmed.

  • 05/11/2013 | Argentina

    Carlotto: A month since surgery, CFK could return on 'November 9, 10'

    On Thursday 7 it will be a month since President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner was forced to undergo surgery to have a blood clot removed with latest medical reports indicating time for the head of state to return to office might be coming soon. Human rights leader Estela de Carlotto said that time could be "November 9 or 10."

  • 05/11/2013 | Argentina

    Carrió renews impeachment demand against Lorenzetti

    Although Supreme Court judges have firmly ratifyied their full support to Ricardo Lorenzetti and rejected Elisa Carrió's 'pact' accusations, the UNEN opposition MP seems determined to move forward with the impeachment demand against the tribunal’s head.

  • 08/11/2013 | Argentina

    CFK marked 30-day medical leave, new tests to be performed

    It’s been a month since President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner was forced to call off all official activities after she was diagnosed with a brain subdural hematoma and undergo surgery at the Fundación Favaloro clinic.

  • 27/10/2013 | Argentina

    CFK readies to 'come back with all the strength,' Boudou

    Acting president Amado Boudo was in charge of leading the VpV rally with electoral trends giving the government the continuity as the first political majority nationwide. Boudou recognized setbacks in “certain” provincial districts and warned President Kirchner prepares to "get back soon”.

  • 29/10/2013 | Argentina

    Scioli ratifies presidential prospects for 2015

    Ratifying his presidential ambitions for 2015, Buenos Aires province governor Daniel Scioli analyzed the general election scenario as he praised Kirchnerite leaders –and possible candidates- Sergio Urribarri and Jorge Capitanich.

  • 30/10/2013 | Argentina

    CFK is 'informed, reads and knows everything,' Urribarri

    Though still recovering at the Olivos presidential residency from a head surgery she underwent earlier this month, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner “reads and knows everything” about the current state of things in the country, governor of the Entre Ríos province Sergio Urribarri said today.

  • 17/10/2013 | Argentina

    Scioli confirms CFK to be back 'in a few days'

    “In a few more days, God willing, Cristina will be with all her strenghth along with us for the re-opening of the Siam factory,” Buenos Aires province governor Daniel Scioli affirmed today unveiling the mystery that has surrounded the President since she was operated a week ago, now recovering at the Olivos residency.

  • 18/10/2013 | Argentina

    Ratazzi finds CFK no re-reelection 'positive;' Caló calls for 'responsibility'

    Leaders of the business sector find “positive” that possibilities of Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s re-reelection were fading, FIAT Argentina CEO Cristiano Ratazzi said. CGT head Antonio Caló hit back: Ratazzi's comments make him "feel sorry."

  • 23/10/2013 | Argentina

    CFK leaves Favaloro after routine tests: 'The president is doing well'

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner tonight left the Fundación Favaloro clinic after undergoing routine checks on her recovery following surgery, with spokesman Alfredo Scoccimarro informing that the head of state "is doing very well".

  • 11/10/2013 | Argentina

    CFK on 'favourable' recovery, discharge 'to be decided by doctors'

    Cristina Fernández de Kirchner continues hospitalized showing “favourable" conditions, presidential spokesman Alfredo Scoccimarro announced saying that CFK appreciated all "shows" of affection she has received hoping for her quick health recovery.

  • 12/10/2013 | Argentina

    CFK 'in full recovery' in 5-day postoperative period

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner is in "very good spiritis" and "in full recovery" following the surgery she underwent on Tuesday to have a blood cot removed, presidential spokesman Alfredo Scoccimarro said and added the 60-year old leader was already "flicking through books."

  • 17/10/2013 | Argentina

    Moyano says gov't's Peronist position an 'electoral manuever'

    As pro-government organizations ready to mark the Peronist “Loyalty Day” at the Plaza de Mayo square in a big show of support to President CFK, CGT head Hugo Moyano accused Kirchnerites of using Peronism as an “electoral maneuver.”

  • 09/10/2013 | Argentina

    CFK 'will continue to govern us,' Bonafini

    Mothers of Plaza de Mayo head Hebe de Bonafini showed up at the Fundación Favaloro clinic in the Buenos Aires city neighborhood of San Cristobal where President Crsitina Fernández de Kirchner recovers from surgery and stated CFK “is very good, she will continue to govern us.”

  • 09/10/2013 | Argentina

    CFK 'in good spirits,' 'evolves favourably'

    Presidential spokesman Alfredo Scoccimarro said President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner "evolves favourably" after “resting all night.” Said to be “in good spirits”, the head of state “thanks the shows of affection,” the official added as he addressed reporters and pro-government supporters at the entrance of the Fundación Favaloro clinic.

  • 10/10/2013 | Argentina

    CFK spends 4th day in hospital, 'improves favourably'

    As President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner remained hospitalized at the Fundación Favaloro clinic, presidential spokesman, today revealed the third medical report regarding the president's health since she was operated on and specified "Cristina improves favourably" and "controls were satisfactory."

  • 08/10/2013 | Argentina

    Scioli renews union calls facing CFK health condition

    During a government rally in the Buenos Aires province locality of San Martín, governor Daniel Scioli confirmed the president’s surgery had ended and hoped for Ms. Kirchner’s recovery. “Argentineans must be united,” Scioli pledged for.

  • 09/10/2013 | Argentina

    Francis sends hope message to CFK, prays for the president's recovery

    Pope Francis has wished President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner a “full health recovery” following the surgery she underwent yesterday at the Fundación Favaloro clinic in Buenos Aires. “I beg you to feel my presence. I guarantee my nearness and prayer,” the ex Argentine cardinal said.

  • 09/10/2013 | Argentina

    Abal Medina says President's team 'solid' to run the country

    Cabinet Chief Juan Manuel Abal Medina guaranteed today there will be no political or institutional crisis due to Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s health condition. “The president’ team is solid and working with no difficulty,” the official assured.

  • 01/10/2013 | Argentina

    Gov't extends whitewash deadline

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner has decided to extend the deadline of the whitewash law till December 31st. The recently passed project expired yesterday with 341.5 million dollars entering the country.

  • 01/10/2013 | Argentina

    DAIA agrees US must address AMIA case in Iran talks

    DAIA head Julio Schlosser renewed the criticism of the AMIA Memorandum of Understanding reached with Iran. Still, Schlosser admitted the 1994 attack of the Jewish community center must be brought up in current negotiations between Washington and Tehran, a demand maintained by President Kirchner.

  • 08/10/2013 | Argentina

    Presidential spokesman confirms surgery 'satisfactory,' CFK recovers 'favourably'

    Presidential spokesman Alfredo Scoccimarro addressed the press and pro-government supporters outside the Fundación Favaloro to confirm the surgery has been “satisfactory” and that President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner is “recovering favorably”.

  • 24/09/2013 | Argentina

    CFK to bring vulture funds dispute to UN General Assembly table

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner will be adressing the United Nations General Assembly today at 1700 Buenos Aires time with a speech that is expected to have Argentina’s long-standing battle against vulture funds among its mainstays.

  • 25/09/2013 | Argentina

    Gov't seeks to win budget battle

    Ruling Victory Front MPs was seeking today to secure the passing of the economic bills President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner wants cleared before the October 27 elections both at the Lower House and Seante. The package includes the 2014 budget and the Economic Emergency law.

  • 26/09/2013 | Argentina

    Pérez says Massa-aligned mayors 'ungrateful'

    Buenos Aires province cabinet chief Alberto Pérez questioned mayors who decided to close ranks behind Renewal Front leader Sergio Massa ahead of October’s legislative battle. “Ungrateful,” Pérez said as he considered they “benefited” both from the national and the provincial governments.

  • 17/09/2013 | Argentina

    UIA's Méndez reaffirms criticism of gov't but 'stands' for dialogue

    Head of the Argentine Industrial Union Héctor Méndez has renewed his criticism of the government but insisted on dialogue. Last week the business leader considered a “stronger” economy minister was probably being needed, prompting reactions from President CFK.

  • 17/09/2013 | Argentina

    CFK justifies government control of Mitre, Sarmiento train lines

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner headed today a rally at the Buenos Aires province locality of Chivilcoy, escorted by Buenos Aires Governor Daniel Scioli and Kirchnerite candidate running for Congress Martín Insaurralde.

  • 20/09/2013 | Argentina

    CFK: 'Budget resources are not for the President'

    A month ahead of October’s legislative elections and a few days after BA province governor Daniel Scioli appointed ex Ezeiza mayor Alejandro Granados as Security Minister, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner landed in the provincial locality today.

  • 05/09/2013 | Argentina

    CFK: 'There is no bigger protectionism than that of world powers'

    With a busy agenda prior to her G20 Summit address, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner renewed her criticism of so called world powers’ "protectionism" and warned about a “crisis of the multilateral system” both in the economic and political arenas.

  • 10/09/2013 | Argentina

    CFK meets Paraguayan leader Cartes

    Cristina Fernández de Kirchner met her Parayuan counterpart Horacio Cartes, arriving in BA City amid his first official visit to Argentina. The presidents held a joint press conference at the government house.

  • 11/09/2013 | Argentina

    CFK meets with business, union leaders, announces changes for self-employed workers

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner was holding a meeting today with businessmen and union leaders, as part of the so called "social dialogue" which was launched by the head of state after the government's electoral setback in August primaries.

  • 03/09/2013 | Argentina

    Ratazzi says 'Presidents must leave office once terms end'

    Deputy Chairman of the Argentine Industrial Union (UIA) Cristiano Ratazzi commented on the government’s economic agenda and considered President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner “should leave office once her term ends.” Ratazzi called it the “anti-Chávez rules of democracy.”

  • 04/09/2013 | Argentina

    Macri, Larreta deny 'destabilizing' attempts

    Buenos Aires City Mayor Mauricio Macri and Cabinet Chief Horacio Rodriguez Larreta today came on stage to reject President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner's statements who earlier implied Macri was connected to attempts to overthrow the government.

  • 04/09/2013 | Argentina

    Kunkel fires back at Duhalde's comments on President CFK

    Kirchnerite Carlos Kunkel questioned comments by ex president Eduardo Duhalde who said Cristina Fernández de Kirchner has a “psychological problem,” warning also her administration is doomed to failure and a “bad end,” “if changes are not made.”

  • 28/08/2013 | Argentina

    Echegaray praised 'joint effort' in 'progressive' income tax regime

    Following the new regime that will become official on September 1 and that takes income tax floor to 15,000 pesosA, FIP tax bureau head Ricardo Echegaray praised the “interest” of business leaders and unions “in the creation of a more progressive system” that will make “those who have more to pay” more.

  • 28/08/2013 | Argentina

    Scioli says income tax move not fueled by 'electoral' plans

    BA province governor Daniel Scioli considered the new income tax scheme “very significant for workers” and rejected criticism by anti-kirchnerite sectors that questioned the official measure for “electioneering.”

  • 29/08/2013 | Argentina

    Argentina condemns military attack on Syria

    Argentina has officially condemned the West's intents for a strike on Syria saying a military intervention could “aggravate” the country’s domestic scenario and repudiated the use of chemical weapons.

  • 21/08/2013 | Argentina

    CFK's dialogue with business, union leaders kicks off

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner officially kicked off the dialogue stage with business and workers leaders announcing the building of two hydroelectric dams in the province of Santa Cruz and defending the government’s economic agenda.

  • 23/08/2013 | Argentina

    Rural society questions CFK's dialogue call

    If the president’s pro-dialogue move is mean-spirited, results are likely to be partial, head of the Argentine Rural Society (SRA) Luis Etchevehere warned as he analyzed the Kirchnerite rapprochement with “big players” of the economy.

  • 23/08/2013 | Argentina

    Gov't launches Federal Security Program

    The government has announced the creation of a national security program that will aim at the “strengthening” of anti-crime policies in all Argentina’s 24 provincial districts.

  • 03/08/2013 | Argentina

    'How bad it goes for people when candidates are placed by hegemonic corporations,' CFK

    Just like she has been doing over the past weekends, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner headed a Victory Front rally today Saturday. This time, the head of state landed in the Buenos Aires province locality of La Matanza seconded by top Kirchnerite ministers, governor Daniel Scioli and parliamentary candidate Martín Insaurralde.

  • 06/08/2013 | Argentina

    CFK calls to redesign UN Security Council, urges UK to abide by resolution over Malvinas' row

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner headed today the meeting of the UN Security Council as Argentina has assumed the rotating presidency of the multilateral body until September.

  • 11/08/2013 | Argentina

    'You win with proposals not with complaints,' CFK

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner casted her vote in the southern province of Santa Cruz, home of the first years of the Kirchnerite rule. “Elections must be won with proposals,” the head of state warned.

  • 20/07/2013 | Argentina

    CFK: 'Opposition runs away when things get difficult'

    Reaching out to new voters in Buenos Aires province where Martín Insaurralde will be competing as first Victory Front candidate in the upcoming PASO primaries, President CFK led today a campaign rally in the provincial locality of Moreno.

  • 20/07/2013 | Argentina

    'Re-reelection not in government's agenda,' Scioli

    Re-reelection of CFK is not in the government’s agenda, BA province governor Daniel Scioli affirmed in tune with the president’s most recent messages: “I am not eternal,’ she has been long insisting.

  • 31/07/2013 | Argentina

    CFK: Financial reform ready to go

    During the 159th anniversary of Buenos Aires stock market, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner launched the financial reform project, revealed an increment of 14.41% for retirees, and announced a rise of 30.5% in takings.


  • 17/07/2013 | Argentina

    Macri ratifies electoral agreement with Massa

    Massa’s Renewal Front and Macri’s PRO parties aim at “restricting” the national project headed by President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, the Buenos Aires City Mayor said as Argentina’s capital woke up this week wallpapered with “Macri is Massa” two-color posters: the PRO’s traditional yellow and black badge.

  • 17/07/2013 | Argentina

    CFK on campaign in the province of Chaco

    While Augusts’ election campaign continues, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner attended a rally for the inauguration of a bicycle factory in Resistencia, Chaco.

  • 18/07/2013 | Argentina

    AMIA marked 19th anniversary of attack; ratified justice claims, anti-Iran stance

    The AMIA authorities and victims’ families marked this morning the 19th anniversary of a deep-rooted wound among all Argentineans: the bombing of the Jewish community center that claimed the lives of 85 people and left 300 seriously injured. President CFK, absent. Criticism to the MoU signed with Iran stirred up.

  • 10/07/2013 | Argentina

    Massa says presidency 'not' in mind today, praises (some) Kirchnerite policies

    Sergio Massa has yet no presidential ambitions as “people and reality go changing politics” everyday. In that way, the Tigre Mayor kept focus on August’s primaries when his Renewail Front will be challenging Kirchnerism in Argentina’s key electoral district: Buenos Aires province.

  • 11/07/2013 | Argentina

    CFK announces 24% raise in salary for Armed Forces

    During the traditional dinner with the officers and leaders of the Armed Forces, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner announced a 24% raise in salary for its personnel.

  • 13/07/2013 | Argentina

    CFK on campaign trail in Santa Cruz: 'I have already told you I am not eternal'

    The electoral race to August’s PASO primaries is heating up. President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner headed today a rally in Río Gallegos, the capital city of the Southern province of Santa Cruz, to unveil public works. "I have already told you I am not eternal,' CFK told supporters calling for her re-reelection.

  • 08/07/2013 | Argentina

    BA City waste piles up as Moyano's truck drivers kick off strike

    Hugo Moyano’s walkout is already showing its first impacts: Buenos Aires City woke up covered in rubbish although the local administration had called on neighbors not to take their garbage out till trash collection activities resume.

  • 08/07/2013 | Argentina

    'Take complaints to CFK, not to workers,' Moyano

    It is not workers that should be blamed for today’s walkout but President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, truck drivers’ union leader Hugo Morayo said as he defended a 24-hour strike involving also a demonstration at the Plaza de Mayo square.

  • 04/07/2013 | Argentina

    CFK to unionized workers: ' I won't stand anyone's extortion'

    Cristina Fernández de Kirchner today headed an official ceremony in the Southern city of Bariloche before flying to Bolivia to take part in the UNASUR summit where regional leaders will address the Evo Morales’ plane spat.

  • 05/07/2013 | Argentina

    'We don't stand having our salaries stolen,' Moyano warns CFK, confirms strike

    Moyano’s anti-income tax claims have ended in a 24-hour walkout starting on Monday 8 and involving all freight transport activities. “The President says she won’t stand extortions; we say we won’t stand having our salaries stolen by the government,” the head of the anti-Kirchnerite splinter of the CGT confirmed.

  • 06/07/2013 | Argentina

    Moyano: 'Monday's strike is against CFK'

    Truck drivers’ union leader Hugo Moyano affirmed that Monday’s strike “is not against workers” but “against President” Cristina Fernández de Kirchner.

  • 03/07/2013 | Argentina

    CFK: Evo Morales’ situation ‘humiliating’

    In early comments on her Twitter account today, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner referred to Evo Morales' situation after his plane was diverted to Vienna on suspicions that US leaker Edward Snowden was on board.

  • 03/07/2013 | Argentina

    CFK warns Bolivian plane row 'an act of humiliation against South America'

    CFK took oath today to the newly appointed military leadership at the Hall of Honor of the Military College in the Buenos Aires province locality of El Palomar. But she also took the opportunity to condemn the decision to deny Bolivia’s Evo Morales permission to fly over some European countries. “Remains of colonialism of the old Europe,” the President stated.

  • 11/06/2013 | Argentina

    Anti-government farmers announce one-week walkout

    Anti-government farming sectors announced today a one-week walkout following “serious problems” in the agricultural sector. First step is to suspend sales of all non perishable products from Saturday dawn to Wednesday midnight.

  • 15/06/2013 | Argentina

    Anti-government farmers end first day of strike

    Farmers under the so called anti-government Mesa de Enlace coalition finished the first day of strike across the country, affecting trade of non- perishable products.

  • 20/06/2013 | Argentina

    CFK: 'Reelection? I want to be a judge in 2015'

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner headed the celebrations to mark Argentina’s National Flag Day in Rosario, in the province of Santa Fe. Her address was broadcast on national television.

  • 05/06/2013 | Argentina

    Gov't denies seeking Scioli's resignation

    Following Hugo Moyano’s statements over an alleged resignation of BA province governor Daniel Scioli, Deputy Secretary to the presidency Gustavo López rejected the version by the leader of the anti-government CGT labour federation.

  • 07/06/2013 | Argentina

    Scioli administration not interested in 'sterile debate,' Alberto Pérez

    Tensions between the Scioli and the Kirchner administration took BA province cabinet chief Alberto Pérez to to raise its voice: “We defend effusively what must be defended,” Pérez affirmed responding to recent criticism by Victory Front party leaders over Scioli’s alleged lack of commitment with Kirchnerism.

  • 11/06/2013 | Argentina

    'Actions are sacred, comments are free,' Fayt to CFK

    Supreme Court Judge Carlos Fayt responded to President CFK who considered him “the almost centennial member of the Court" yesterday. “Actions are sacred, comments are free,” Fayt said.

  • 31/05/2013 | Argentina

    CFK met with Puricelli, Rossi after cabinet shuffle

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner called for a meeting this morning at the Olivos presidential residency with newly appointed ministers of Security and Defence, Arturo Puricelli and Agustín Rossi, and the head of the Interior and Transport Ministry Florencio Randazzo.

  • 01/06/2013 | Argentina

    Scioli says 'no break up with Kirchnerism'

    Buenos Aires Province Governor Daniel Scioli rejected versions about an alleged “break up” with the central Kirchnerite administration ratifying his “non-confrontation” position.

  • 04/06/2013 | Argentina

    'AFIP collection record high without tax hikes,' CFK

    CFK highlighted the “record collection” announced yesterday by the AFIP tax bureau and affirmed Argentina continues on “non-stop growth trends.”

  • 25/05/2013 | Argentina

    The debatable decade

    By Marcelo J. García
    Too many adjectives are chasing the noun decade when it comes to defining the Kirchner era. It could be the best or the worst ever, a wasted or a precious time, epic or corrupted, depending on who you read or listen to on this 10th birthday.

  • 29/05/2013 | Argentina

    CFK officially launches price control campaign

    After inaugurating the Eva Perón’s exhibition at the Venice Biennal earlier today, CFK launched the government’s campaign that takes political activists to control prices directly at display racks.

  • 04/05/2013 | Argentina

    Italy's newspaper to appeal court decision favouring CFK in Bulgari purchase allegations

    Italy’s news dayly “Corriere della Sera” said it will appeal a dacision by that country’s court which ruled in favour of President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner in a “defamation” case involving “luxury” purchases at world-famous jewelry Bulgari.

  • 19/05/2013 | Argentina

    'Judiciary must charge against corporations that sabotaged Argentina,' CFK on justice reform

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner accused judiciary sectors of holding a “media agenda” and urged judges to “punish the guilty, no matter what their social, corporative or political position is.” Twitter, once again CFK’s favourite political "weapon".

  • 25/05/2013 | Argentina

    Looking for a clear day on which to see into Argentina

    By Andrew Graham-Yooll

    On a clear day you might see Argentina, but more often Argentines cloud the view. How else can it be explained from here that a man who reached office ten years ago with 22 percent of the vote is the subject of reverential anniversary celebrations.

  • 27/04/2013 | Argentina

    CFK: Borda violence shows 'incredible repression', Macri 'protected' by media

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner affirmed that the Borda’s violent incidents were “an incredible repression” and blasted what she called an “impressive media protection” over BA Mayor Mauricio Macri.

  • 01/05/2013 | Argentina

    CFK: 'Labour must be main social engine'

    President CFK issued a personal message to workers marking the International Labour Day and reaffirmed the government’s commitment to “keep battling for a different world” where “job becomes again the main social engine.”

  • 09/04/2013 | Argentina

    Gov't, opposition clash over judicial reform

    The government’s project to democratize Argentina’s judiciary system has led to strong reactions from the opposition. Radical Party head Mario Barletta has accused President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner of “stubborn” and considered official plans only try to “destroy” judges’ “independence.”

  • 20/04/2013 | Argentina

    CFK visits Chávez's remains, paid tribute

    Prior to her return to Argentina today, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner visited Hugo Chávez remains at the military museum on a hillside where the late leader launched his political career in 1992.

  • 22/03/2013 | Argentina

    CONADEP's original documents handed in to the state

    During a political rally at the ex Masión Seré detention center, president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner announced that the original documents of the CONADEP –the commission that investigated the brutal crimes committed by the 1976-1983 military dictatorship-, have been officially handed in to the state.

  • 23/03/2013 | Argentina

    Moyano blasts CFK 'rapprochement' with Pope

    Union leader Hugo Moyano has branded President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s “rapprochement” to Pope Francis a “speculation” maneuver to improve her public image among society.

  • 06/04/2013 | Argentina

    CFK signs relief measures for storm victims

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner announced a series of emergency measures for the victims of the tragic storm that hit La Plata and the city of Buenos Aires this week.

  • 19/03/2013 | Argentina

    Scioli says CFK-Pope meeting 'encouraging' to 'put things into place'

    BA province governor Daniel Scioli described the meeting between President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner and Pope Francis as “a very important proof of unity, maturity and respect” that allows to “put things into place” and considered criticism of Bergoglio “nonsense.”

  • 19/03/2013 | Argentina

    Abal Medina: CFK, Pope meeting was a 'very important gesture'

    Cabinet Chief Juan Manuel Abal Medina praised yesterday's meeting between President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner and Pope Francis at the Vatican’s Santa Marta House, saying he considered it a “very important gesture.”

  • 21/03/2013 | Argentina

    'I felt more Argentinean than ever,' CFK tweets about meeting with Francis

    As she has been doing over the past months to ratify the government’s decisions and her own political views, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner used her Twitter account to describe the recent meeting she held with Pope Francis. “I felt more Argentinean than ever,” among the key “presidential” tweets.

  • 14/03/2013 | Argentina

    Moyano, Micheli rally to demand "free salary negotiations"

    BA city downtown has become the center of an anti-government protest called by Hugo Moyano’s CGT and the CTA splinter led by Pablo Micheli.

  • 16/03/2013 | Argentina

    Francis to meet CFK in his first audience with a head of state

    The Vatican Press Office has announced that Pope Francis will meet President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner on Monday at 8.50 AM Buenos Aires time. It will be the first official meeting the pontiff holds with a head of state.

  • 02/03/2013 | Argentina

    Magistrates Association questions CFK's Justice reform plans

    Head of the Magistrates Association Luis María Cabral affirmed that the government’s project to elect members of the Council of Magistrates through popular vote procedures “would not be compatible with the Constitution”.

  • 12/03/2013 | Argentina

    CFK: 'The referendum was a parody'

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner rejected the referendum held at the Malvinas Islands, and assured it "was a parody," during the presentation of the “Science, Technology and Innovation National Plan: Innovating Argentina 2020” at the Government House.

  • 13/03/2013 | Argentina

    Moyano: 'Everybody lives with fear'

    Head of the CGT Labour Confederation Hugo Moyano has ratified his anti-government position and stated that “everybody lives with fear” in Argentina and that “society is on the brink of panic.”

  • 13/02/2013 | Argentina

    'We've halted the decline in oil production'

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner led the inauguration ceremony of a new oil exploration field in Chubut province and assured that “Argentines are capable of managing our corporations efficiently and effectively, and we don’t need to be foreigners to do that.”

  • 21/02/2013 | Argentina

    CFK on Once train crash: 'Judiciary will determine responsibilities'

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner today remembered the victims of the Once train crash today, as the first year anniversary of the incident which left 51 people dead ando ver 700 injured takes place on Friday

  • 02/03/2013 | Argentina

    'CFK just seeking for absolute power,' Rodríguez Larreta

    BA City Cabinet Chief Horacio Rodríguez Larreta blasted the Judiciary reform project announced by President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner during yesterday's State of the Nation speech at Congress.

  • 26/01/2013 | Argentina

    CFK calls for new Mercosur proposal, meets with Rousseff

    The Argentine Head of State met with Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff in Chile today, stating afterward that a new foundation must be built “between the Mercosur partners."

  • 05/02/2013 | Argentina

    'We never have to be like those who don't understand,' CFK warns

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner assured today that “we don’t have to be like those who don’t understand and don’t comprehend” as she launched a education five year plan in a ceremony held at the Gran Rex theatre in downtown City.

  • 08/02/2013 | Argentina

    AMIA accord 'opens the possibility of a third attack,' says entity head

    After last night's announcement made by Cristina Fernández de Kirchner that the deal with Iran to open up a truth commission to investigate the 1994 terrorist attack on the AMIA Jewish centre was sent to Congress, the president of the entity Guillermo Borger said that the decision puts the centre at risk for a “third attack.”

  • 13/01/2013 | Argentina

    CFK in Abu Dhabi, first stop of Asian tour

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner arrived to the United Arab Emirates in the first stop for her Asian tour which includes visits to Vietnam and Indonesia as part of an eleven day-long official trip. CFK first visit was to Cuba, where she met with family members of ailing Venezuelan leader Hugo Chávez.

  • 16/01/2013 | Argentina

    CFK arrives to Indonesia

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner arrived to Indonesia today, where she will meet with government officials with hopes to improve bilateral relations.

  • 19/01/2013 | Argentina

    CFK meets with Le Hoang Quan in Vietnam

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner met  with Vietnamese political leader Le Hoang Quang at the presidential palace in Ho Chi Minh, during the last stop of her Middle East and southeast Asia tour.

  • 03/01/2013 | Argentina

    'Islanders remain free to choose their own futures,' UK gov't responds

    A day after President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner sent an open letter to be published as an advert in several UK newspapers calling on David Cameron’s government to re-open negotiations over the Malvinas islands, the UK responded: “the islanders remain free to choose their own futures.”

  • 03/01/2013 | Argentina

    UK to Argentina: 'hands off' Malvinas

  • 09/01/2013 | Argentina

    'Nobody will obtain anything from Argentina through extortion,' CFK

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner assured that her administration will continue to resist pressure and warned that "through extortion and by force nobody will obtain anything from Argentina," as she led a ceremony to celebrate of the return of Frigate Libertad at the Mar del Plata port.

  • 27/12/2012 | Argentina

    'Lootings were a decadent reenactment of 2001,' CFK

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner said that the looting and ransacking of supermarkets that left four people dead last week were orchestrated in order to destabilize her Government.

  • 02/01/2013 | Argentina

    CFK's letter to David Cameron

  • 01/12/2012 | Argentina

    CFK to meet with Catholic Church leaders on December 18th

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner will meet with Catholic Church leaders on December 18th, following the Argentine Episcopal Conference  harsh document released earlier this week.

  • 04/12/2012 | Argentina

    Ecuador's Correa to lobby Argentina on Chevron case

    Ecuador's president, Rafael Correa, said he would discuss a lawsuit against Chevron for environmental damage in Ecuador's jungle areas with Argentine President Cristina Fernandez after plaintiffs took their case to that country.

  • 06/12/2012 | Argentina

    CFK flies to Brasilia for Mercosur Summit

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner left for Brasilia today, where she will participate on the Mercosur summit on Friday.

  • 14/11/2012 | Argentina

    Workers exempt from paying income tax on year end bonus, CFK announces

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner announced that workers who earn up to a gross monthly salary of 25,000 pesos will not pay for income tax on their annual year end bonus, during a televised speech. Also added that Antonio Caló-led CGT will discuss a hike on the income tax floor in 2013.

  • 16/11/2012 | Argentina

    CFK urges provinces to guarantee tax collection

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner today inaugurated a cultural centre and a toy museum in El Calafate and urged provinces to apply “leadership and administration models” which guarantee tax collection.

  • 28/11/2012 | Argentina

    CFK: 'We will keep on paying our debt obligations'

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner today assured the government will pay all its financial obligations to bond holders who joined the 2005 and 2010 debt swaps, during a speech to close the annual UIA Industrial Union conference.

  • 27/10/2012 | Argentina

    Néstor Kirchner remembered two years after his death

    Late president Néstor Kirchner was remembered today on the second anniversary of his death. President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner attended a private ceremony at the cemetery where her husband's remains were laid to rest in Río Gallegos, Santa Cruz province.

  • 01/11/2012 | Argentina

    CFK meets with energy company leaders, flies to Santa Cruz

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner left to Santa Cruz province Thursday evening, after meeting the CEO and other top ranking executives of French energy company Total at the Government House.

  • 06/11/2012 | Argentina

    Trade surplus reaches 11,5 billion dollars in October

    Trade surplus accumulated 11,527 million dollars between January and October of 2012, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner assured today.

  • 18/10/2012 | Argentina

    'We must stand united in these complicated times,' CFK

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner said that “many times we are criticized because they say we have a soft hand, because we do not repress, I would rather be accused of being soft that shed Argentine soil with the blood of a fellow countryman.

  • 23/10/2012 | Argentina

    'Youth vote gives democracy more sustainability,' CFK

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner assured that giving youngsters between 16 and 18 years old the opportunity to vote gives democracy more sustainability because “the more people decide, better.”

  • 26/10/2012 | Argentina

    CFK flies to Río Gallegos to commemorate second anniversary of Néstor Kirchner's death

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner traveled to Santa Cruz province, where on Saturday she will pay homage to her husband Néstor Kirchner, on the second anniversary of his death.

  • 12/10/2012 | Argentina

    CFK arrives in Santa Cruz to spend the weekend

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner traveled to Santa Cruz, where she arrived after flying in a private plane, due to the fact that the official Tango01 airplane is undergoing maintenance in the US.

  • 17/10/2012 | Argentina

    CFK meets with Lula Da Silva at Government House

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner met  today with former Brazilian president Lula Da Silva at the Government House.

  • 17/10/2012 | Argentina

    'Peronism is measured in facts, not in years', CFK

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner assured that “Peronism is measured by what we do,” and ratified her loyalty to the interests of the Argentine people, as she celebrated Loyalty Day.

  • 01/10/2012 | Argentina

    CFK bashes media:'There's no such thing as dollar clamp'

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner denied the existence of restrictions over the purchase of dollars by explaining that “Argentina has already paid 79.8 billion dollars so far this year”, during the announcement of a series of bank loans granted to small and medium sized companies, today at the Government House.

  • 09/10/2012 | Argentina

    CFK meets with Caló at Government House

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner met with the leader of the anti-Moyano CGT faction Antonio Caló at the Government House for over an hour last night.

  • 10/10/2012 | Argentina

    CFK to lead ceremony at Bicentennary Museum

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner will lead a ceremony at the Bicentennary Museum, which will be aired on national broadcast. She is expected to make announcements regarding the Media Law, as Wednesday marks the third anniversary of the passing of the bill

  • 25/09/2012 | Argentina

    CFK: 'We want the UK to sit and talk, not to simply tell us we are right'

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner once again claimed Argentina’s sovereignty over the Malvinas islands and urged the United Kingdom to accept talks and abide by the United Nations’s resolutions on the matter.

  • 25/09/2012 | Argentina

    CFK meets with Ban Ki-moon, Morsi

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner met with her Egyptian counterpart, Mohamed Morsi and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, following her speech at the entity’s general assembly in New York.

  • 29/09/2012 | Argentina

    'The President loves, respects people of La Matanza,' Scioli

    Buenos Aires province Governor Daniel Scioli assured that President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner has strong feelings of respect and affection towards the people of La Matanza, following the controversy stemmed from comments she made at Harvard University on Thursday.

  • 20/09/2012 | Argentina

    CFK launches new phase of ProCreAr housing programme

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner announced that loans will soon be granted to those beneficiaries of the ProCreAr housing programme, and called for a meeting with City authorities to coordinate the use of available plots.

  • 21/09/2012 | Argentina

    Government puts creation of audiovisual centre in motion

    The government put in motion today the creation of the new audiovisual centre on Demarchi Island, by ordering by decree that the land be cleared and a derelict building designated for the project be evacuated for future use.

  • 22/09/2012 | Argentina

    CFK flies to NY for UN General Assembly

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner flew to New York today, where she is to part of the annual United Nations General Assembly.

  • 08/09/2012 | Argentina

    'I learned to fear neither God, nor any governing body,' Córdoba Governor

    Córdoba Governor José Manuel de la Sota spoke again today against President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s polemic statements made on Thursday and said that he had learnt “to not fear God or any other governing body, however powerful they are.”

  • 13/09/2012 | Argentina

    'Critics of my administration do not make me nervious,' CFK

    President Cristina Fernández de Kircher referred to the possibility of reelection and said that “no matter where she is, she will keep working actively,” as she said that “critics of her administration would not make her nervous.”

  • 19/09/2012 | Argentina

    CFK to send bill modifying workers risk insurance law to Congress

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner announced she will send a bill aiming to modify the workers' risk insurance law to Congress, in her first public appearance since last Thursday’s massive pot-banging protests against the Government.

  • 21/08/2012 | Argentina

    'Public works will only be intensified,' CFK

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner assured that “we will keep on working as strongly as ever, public works will only be intensified,” announced the relaunch of a public tender to build hydroelectric dams in Santa Cruz province.

  • 29/08/2012 | Argentina

    CFK hands out first Procrear housing credit certificates

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner today handed out the first certificates of a government housing credit plan ‘Procrear’, to six families from Salta, La Rioja and Tucumán provinces.

  • 29/08/2012 | Argentina

    Gils Carbo's sworn in as Procurator General

    Alejandra Gils Carbó was officially sworn in by President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner as Procurator General in a brief ceremony at the Goverment House today,

  • 26/07/2012 | Argentina

    'I can't comprehend those who join the oligarchs to undermine this movement,' CFK

    While attending a ceremony commemorating the 60th anniversary of Eva Perón’s death in José C. Paz, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner said that she “understands the oligarchy’s disdain” towards the masses, but “can’t comprehend those who join it to undermine their movement.”

  • 08/08/2012 | Argentina

    CFK meets with Cabinet members at Olivos presidential residence

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner was meeting with members of the Cabinet and government officials at the Olivos presidential residence.

  • 15/08/2012 | Argentina

    'It is time we valued smart, qualified people,' CFK

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner assured that “we must value smart, qualified people”, as she led the Bernardo Houssay awards ceremony, which are handed to Argentine scientists for their contribution to the production of knowledge, their social impact and the formation of human resources.

  • 20/07/2012 | Argentina

    CFK returns to Santa Cruz after a month

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner arrived in Santa Cruz to spend the weekend thereafter more than a month of abscence. She will resume her agenda on Monday with a rally in the Greater Buenos Aires area of Haedo.

  • 21/07/2012 | Argentina

    'CFK wants to be CGT's secretary general,' Barrionuevo

    Restaurant workers union leader Luis Barrionuevo assured that President Cristina Fernández de Kircchner "seeks to bend the CGT's will" and accused Economy vice-minister Axel Kicillof of promoting intervention in unions.

  • 24/07/2012 | Argentina

    'If we administer our resources well, we can change reality,' CFK

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner assured that “if everybody administers their resources well we can change reality”, while heading the inauguration of an airport in Río Hondo, in Santiago del Estero province.

  • 10/07/2012 | Argentina

    CFK announces wage hike for Armed Forces members

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner announced that the Armed Forces will receive a pay rise as she headed the armed forces annual dinner at the Libertador Building, in the Ministry of Defence.

  • 18/07/2012 | Argentina

    Moyano sends letter to CFK, asks her to meet with CGT leaders

    Central Labour Confederation leader Hugo Moyano sent a letter to President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner requesting her to receive the new CGT board of directors following the umbrella union’s elections, which were not recognized by the Govermnent.

  • 19/07/2012 | Argentina

    CFK meets with Scioli at Government House

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner met with Buenos Aires province governor Daniel Scioli following Economy Minister Hernán Lorenzino’s announcement that the National Governmentwill send $1.5 billion pesos in financial aid for the payment of the midyear bonuses for provincial state workers.

  • 26/06/2012 | Argentina

    'The Gov't stopped giving answers to worker's claims,' Moyano

    CGT leader Hugo Moyano fired back at Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, and assured that the relationship ended “when the Government stopped giving answers to the workers."

  • 28/06/2012 | Argentina

    'If there were some harsh words, it was due to CFK's irresponsibility,' Facundo Moyano

    Lawmaker Facundo Moyano assured that President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s speeches “increase the tension” between the CGT umbrella union and the Government and considered that if his father has had some harsh words, it was due to the Head of State’s "irresponsibility."

  • 04/07/2012 | Argentina

    CFK announces CB to force banks to give out investment loans

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner announced today that via the Central Bank, “the twenty A-class banks in the country will be obligated to give out loans,” in order for "investment to be made on goods and services.”

  • 13/06/2012 | Argentina

    Máximo Kirchner 'recovering well' in hospital

    Máximo Kirchner, the elder and only son of President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, was recovering well, following his knee surgery for septic arthritis he underwent on Monday, and is to remain under medical observation for a week, the Austral Hospital said today.

  • 22/06/2012 | Argentina

    'Argentina does not condone the coup d'etat', CFK

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner assured on Friday that “Argentina does not condone the coup’d etat in Paraguay” as she addressed reporters at the Government House.

  • 26/06/2012 | Argentina

    With heavy ammunition, CFK confirms sending of shared-revenue funds to BA province

    After the numerous claims made by different provinces urged for the national government’s shared-revenue fundings, and mainly the ones coming from the BA Province Governor Daniel Scioli, who stated that there could be problems with the mid-year bonus payments for public workers, President Crisitina Fernández de Kirchner responded with heavy ammunition by saying that “Conspiracy operations should stop.”

  • 25/05/2012 | Argentina

    'Handing over power is inevitable'

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner assured today that handing over power is unavoidable, thus implying that she has no plans to seek a re-reelection, and warned those expecting her to be in office for a long time “to please pray the rosary at night and realize how fragile you are,” as she headed the 25 de Mayo celebrations in Bariloche.

  • 07/06/2012 | Argentina

    CFK praises Reposo's performance as SIGEN comptroller

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner praised procurator-general candidate Daniel Reposo, as complaints over the current SIGEN comptroller increase and more senators choose to abstain from voting, effectively putting his bid is in peril.

  • 12/06/2012 | Argentina

    Máximo Kirchner remains in hospital after operation

    For the second day, Máximo Kirchner, the elder child and only son of President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner remained admitted to the Austral Hospital in Pilar, after undergoing an operation on his right knee yesterday for septic arthritis.

  • 16/05/2012 | Argentina

    CFK leaves for Angola

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner was flying to Angola for a three day official visit in which she will meet her counterpart, José Eduardo Dos Santos and will lead a trade mission with 400 Argentine businessmen.

  • 19/05/2012 | Argentina

    CFK returns from Angola

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner landed back in Buenos Aires shortly before 7 am today, after her two day official visit to Angola.

  • 22/05/2012 | Argentina

    President on second day off duty, recovering from the flu

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, currently suffering a bout of flu, was going through with her second day of bed rest at the presidential residence in Olivos, as ordered by her doctors, where she will remain until tomorrow.

  • 03/05/2012 | Argentina

    'YPF will be a big challenge for us,' CFK

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner assured that "YPF will be a great challenge for us," as the Lower House is set to pass the bill of nationalization of the oil company later today.

  • 12/05/2012 | Argentina

    'Apparently, if you ask for a pay rise, you are considered the enemy'

    The feud between the Government and Hugo Moyano took a turn for the worse today as the CGT union leader assured that "It would seem that asking for a salary increase is being an enemy to the country,' following President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner's criticisms.

  • 12/05/2012 | Argentina

    Scioli admits having 'presidential hopes' for 2015

    Buenos Aires province Governor Daniel Scioli assured today that he has presidential hopes for 2015, but clarified that he will not face President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner if she decides to run for re-reelection.

  • 10/03/2012 | Argentina

    Judge summons Nat'l, City Gov'ts to hearing over subway service transfer

    Judge Nidia Cicero ruled that President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s administration must guarantee security at the subway stations with the Federal Police until April 1st and also summoned National and City Governments for an hearing in order to reach an agreememn

  • 22/03/2012 | Argentina

    CFK receives Rattenbach report

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner received the Rattenbach report, which contains information of the Malvinas war, during a ceremony at the Olivos presidential residence and announced that it will be accessible for everyone in the www.presidencia.gob.ar website.

  • 06/04/2012 | Argentina

    CFK contacts mayors of storm-affected districts to offer help

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner contacted several of the mayors of districts affected by the storm that left 15 people dead in the City and Greater Buenos Aires area in order to offer help and resources. The Head of State is spending Easter weekend in her private residence in El Calafate, in Santa Cruz province.

  • 03/03/2012 | Argentina

    'Oyarbide's probe is a mere arm-twisting,' Moyano

    CGT umbrella union boss Hugo Moyano assured that the lawsuit filed against him in Suiza is a mere arm-twisting, and deemed President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s comments regarding teachers to be “unpleasant.”

  • 06/03/2012 | Argentina

    CFK meets with Roger Waters at Government House

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner met with musician Roger Waters in the Government House. The former Pink Floyd frontman will begin on Wednesday a series of nine shows at River Plate’s stadium. The Malvinas islands sovereignty was not discussed during the meeting, which lasted 40 minutes.

  • 07/03/2012 | Argentina

    CFK to send bill ratifying subway transfer to Congress

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner announced she will send a bill to Congress to ratify the agreement between the national and City governments regarding the transfer of the subway service

  • 22/02/2012 | Argentina

    CFK expresses 'deep sorrow' for crash victims

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner expressed her “deep regret over the death of citizens in the train tragedy that took place this morning” and send her condolences to the victims’ families.

  • 24/02/2012 | Argentina

    CFK flies to Santa Cruz, to reappear in Rosario on Monday

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner kept her silence over the train crash in Once and once again flew to Santa Cruz province, where she will visit the mausoleum at the Rio Gallegos cemetery where late president Nestor Kirchner, who would have turned 62 on Saturday, was laid to rest.

  • 02/03/2012 | Argentina

    Macri accuses CFK of 'stating falsehoods' over subway service

    Mayor Mauricio Macri assured President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner "stated seven falsehoods" regarding the transfer of the management of the subway service and summoned her for a private meeting to work in the issue.

  • 07/02/2012 | Argentina

    CFK orders declassification of Rattenbach report

    President Cristina Fernández signed decree 200/12, which declassifies a report by Colonel Benjamin Rattenbach on the Malvinas war and orders the creation of a committee that will read the report and advise the Head of State what materials must be made public without affecting national security.

  • 09/02/2012 | Argentina

    'People like el Flaco never die, they simply leave us,' CFK

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner paid homage to  iconic musician Luis Alberto ‘el Flaco’ Spinetta, who died yesterday after a long battle with lung cancer and included  thepopular phrase ‘Bye, Flaco,” in her speech.

  • 22/02/2012 | Argentina

    Gov't announces two days of mourning

  • 26/01/2012 | Argentina

    CFK flies to Santa Cruz for the weekend

    After resuming her activities as Head of State, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner met twice with various Government officials in the Olivos presidential residence and later flew to Santa Cruz, where she is expected to spend the weekend with her family.

  • 01/02/2012 | Argentina

    Tax collection reaches $52.8 B pesos, Gov't

    Tax collection reached $52.8 billion pesos in January, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner announced during a ceremony in the Government House.

  • 02/02/2012 | Argentina

    Moyano breaks his silence, assures relation with Gov't is 'suspended'

    CGT umbrella union boss Hugo Moyano broke his silence and assured his relationship with the Government is “suspended” but dismissed the possibility of staging a national hike. Regarding wage talks, he stressed thayt "if the Government set limits and percentages, free wage talks are over," and revealed he hasn't spoken to any Government official in over two months.

  • 04/01/2012 | Argentina

    'I thank everybody who supports us,' Alicia Kirchner

    Social Development minister Alicia Kirchner, sister-in-law of President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, thanked the messages of support she received over the Head of State’s thyroid cancer surgery, which was performed earlier today.

  • 04/01/2012 | Argentina

    Chávez, Lula and Hillary Clinton pay close attention to CFK's health

    Former Brazilian President Luis Inácio Lula da Silva, Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez and US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton referred to the Head of State's health and wished her a speedy recovery.

  • 11/01/2012 | Argentina

    Boudou heads first official rally as acting President

    Vice-president Amado Boudou headed his first rally as acting President in the Government House and handed out garbage trucks to Buenos Aires province municipalities.

  • 27/12/2011 | Argentina

    Civic Coalition leaders urge CFK to veto Anti-terrorism Law

    The leaders of the Civic Coalition party urged President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner to veto the Anti-terrorism Law that was passed in Congress last week since they believe "it allows judges to decide which actions entail a terrorist purpose and which don’t."

  • 29/12/2011 | Argentina

    CGT confirms plans to ease tensions with the Gov't

    The Labour Policies secretary of the CGT Central Labour Confederation, Jorge Lobais, admitted that the powerful umbrella union will call for a truce in their conflict with the Government, as its head Hugo Moyano was expected to call President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner and offer his support. Sources have so far refused to confirm whether the call has already taken place.

  • 04/01/2012 | Argentina

    'No complications during CFK's surgery,' says Government spokesman

    Presidential spokesman Alfredo Scoccimarro announced that, "there were no complications during President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner's surgery," a little over two hours after the Head of State came out of the operating theatre today. He added that the President is "awake" and will remain in hospital for the next 72 hours. Scoccimarro furthered that the next official medical report will be issued tomorrow at noon. 

  • 17/12/2011 | Argentina

    'CFK's relationship with workers won't break'

    Peronist lawmaker Jorge Landau predicted that “a large majority of unionists will side with the Government,” after CGT umbrella union boss Hugo Moyano stepped down as the Peronist party provincial branch leader.

  • 19/12/2011 | Argentina

    Budget: Fernández says 'no one can tell the President how to govern'

    Senator and former Cabinet Chief Aníbal Fernández blasted the opposition’s intention to modify the bill for the “law of laws” sent by the Executive branch and considered that “no one can tell the President (Cristina Fernández de Kirchner) how to govern.”

  • 22/12/2011 | Argentina

    CFK to spend Christmas in Río Gallegos

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner arrived to Río Gallegos, in Santa Cruz province, where she will spend Christmas with her family. She is expected to return to Buenos Aires on Monday.

  • 10/12/2011 | Argentina

    Cabinet sworn in at Bicentenary Museum

    Cristina Fernández de Kirchner hosted today the swearing in ceremony for her twenty-one secretaries of State. Alicia Kirchner and Abal Medina dedicated their oaths to Néstor Kirchner. Businessmen, artists, government officials and family members witnessed the event taking place at the Bicentenary Museum.

  • 14/12/2011 | Argentina

    CFK urges not to stigmatize unregistered workers

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner called for “legalizing unregistered workers” and urged “everyone’s solidarity” to achieve that goal and added that "they shouldn’t be stigmatized nor persecuted."

  • 15/12/2011 | Argentina

    'If we follow this path, we'll end up with another resolution 125'

    City Mayor Mauricio Macri called for dialogue between CGT umbrella union leader Hugo Moyano and the Government and warned that “if we continue down this path, we will end up with a conflict like the one triggered by resolution 125 grain export duties.”

  • 09/12/2011 | Argentina

    CFK's swearing in ceremony to be streamed on Youtube

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s inauguration ceremony will be the first ever to be streamed live in video website Youtube,  The ceremony will be streamed in High Definition on the Goverment's House Youtube channel, Youtube.com/casarosada.

  • 10/12/2011 | Argentina

    CFK swears by God, the nation and 'him'

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner was sworn-in before the Legislative Assembly in Congress. Towards the end of her oath, she said that, if she failed to comply with her responsibilities as President, “may God, the nation and him (in reference to her late husband Néstor Kirchner,) demand it from me.”

  • 10/12/2011 | Argentina

    CFK greets regional heads of state and foreign dignataries

    The majority of President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s favourite regional heads of state arrived to the Government House this afternoon for the official greeting. For the first time the foreign leaders entered the building by the Paseo Colón entrance for the reception taking place in the Argentine Painters Salon.

  • 24/11/2011 | Argentina

    CFK strongly backs heads of nat'l airline

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner a new hangar of Aerolíneas Argentinas in the Metropolitan airport and strongly backed the state-run airline’s authorities. "Mariano Recalde was appointed by me, not by the Holy Spirit," she said, refering to the airline's director.

  • 30/11/2011 | Argentina

    CFK flies to Caracas, to meet with Chávez, Rousseff

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner is en route to Caracas, Venezuela where she will meet with Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez and her Brazilian counterpart, Dilma Rousseff.

  • 03/12/2011 | Argentina

    CFK back in Buenos Aires after CELAC summit

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner arrived back to Buenos Aires early this morning, after her participation the first Community for Latin American and Caribbean States CELAC summit in Venezuela, where she held meetings with Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez and her Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff.

  • 10/11/2011 | Argentina

    CFK meets with newly appointed Argentine Catholic Church leader

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner met with the new president of the Argentine Episcopal Conference (CEA), Monsignor José María Arancedo in the Government House. Arancedo was elected on Tuesday and replaces Buenos Aires archibishop, Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio.

  • 16/11/2011 | Argentina

    'Some want us to fail, but we won't do so,' CFK

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner said that “some want us to fail, but we won’t” while announcing rural sector promoting programmes, which will be financed by the Interamerican Development Bank (BID), the Corporación Andina de Fomento (development Bank Latin America) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development.

  • 18/11/2011 | Argentina

    CFK calls for 'an effort to understand the situation the country, world are undergoing'

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner urged Argentines "to make an effort to understand the moment the country and the world are undergoing,”while heading a ceremony to commemorate the 160th anniversary of the Vuelta de Obligado battle in the Buenos Aires area of San Pedro. Her words sounded as a message after her administration announced further cuts in subsidies to great companies and affluent neighbourhoods.

  • 03/11/2011 | Argentina

    Victory Front increases difference over Binner, definitive vote count shows

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner obtained over 54 percent of votes in the presidential elections, according to the definitive vote count released today by Interior Minister Florencio Randazzo.

  • 05/11/2011 | Argentina

    CFK back in Buenos Aires after G20 Summit

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner arrived back to Buenos Aires this morning, after her trip to Cannes, France, where she took part in the G20 Summit and met with US President Barack Obama.

  • 08/11/2011 | Argentina

    CFK blasts financial adjustment guidelines

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner said that “the investment in this area wasn’t done casually” while inaugurating the Airport University in the Greater Buenos Aires area of Ezeiza and stated that "ajustiment guidelines end up sinking economies."

  • 19/10/2011 | Argentina

    CFK ends campaign, calls for unity, hopes 'real country keeps growing'

    By Liliana Franco
    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner called for unity and hoped "the real country keeps growing" as she adressed supporters as she closed her campaing in a rally held at the City Coliseo theatre.

  • 23/10/2011 | Argentina

    'There's an atmosphere of festivity in the country,' Carlotto

    Grandmothers of Plaza de Mayo founder Estela de Carlotto assured that “there's an atmosphere of festivitiy in the country and we expect good results,” as she arrived to the Victory Front’s headquarters at the Intercontinental Hotel, along Moreno street.

  • 24/10/2011 | Argentina

    Union of South American Nations congratulates CFK on reelection

    The Union of South American Nations (Unasur) congratulated President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner on her landslide reelection. The regional bloc's Secretary General María Emma Mejía deemed the reelection "an extraordinary event."

  • 05/10/2011 | Argentina

    Government, Binner clash over 2020 Industrial Plan launch

    The cold greeting between President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner and Hermes Binner in the rally they shared in Venado Tuerto, Santa Fe, on Tuesday keeps triggering conflicts. Binner complained that he wasn’t allowed to talk and the Ceremonial area of the Government House dismissed the version. “The governor desisted from speaking in public,” they assured in a press release.

  • 06/10/2011 | Argentina

    Binner rejects Carrió' accusations of supporting CFK's indefinite reelection

    Presidential candidate Hermes Binner replied to Elisa Carrio’s comments and said the Civic Coalition leader “is wrong” when she says the Santa Ge governor seeks to enable President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s indefinite reelection.

  • 13/10/2011 | Argentina

    'We are facing the global crisis in an orderly way,' CFK

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner said that “Argentina is facing an unprecedented global crisis in an orderly and organized way,” while heading the inauguration of a new wind power plant in the Greater Buenos Aires area of Florencio Varela. The Head of State resumed her activities after a two day rest due to a low pressure episode.

  • 29/09/2011 | Argentina

    'We are trying to keep the wild sea from damaging this ship,' CFK

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner said that “we will keep on working so that the wild sea doesn’t damage this ship,” a metaphor explaining the effort Argentina is doing to avoid a downfall as a result of the international financial crisis. She added that “we intend to reach the goal of replacing the Universal Child Allowance with jobs.”

  • 30/09/2011 | Argentina

    CFK received by Das Neves in Chubut, declared 'guest of honour'

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner was received by Governor Mario Das Neves and declared a provincial guest of honour as she arrived in Chubut to inaugurate the Wind Power Park.

  • 04/10/2011 | Argentina

    Argentina's 'macroeconomic conditions allow us to stay firm under turbulences,' CFK

    By Matías Ortega
    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner assured that “we have built macroeconomic conditions that allow us to stay firm,” while launching the 2020 Industrial Plan in Venado Tuerto, in Santa Fe province.

  • 24/09/2011 | Argentina

    'We realized domestic market, exports aren't incompatible,' CFK

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner assured that “we realized that domestic market and exports aren’t incompatible,” while heading the inauguration of a diary exhibition in the locality of Morteros, in northern Córdoba province.

  • 27/09/2011 | Argentina

    'The naval industry was neglected for a long time,' CFK

    While attending the launch of the Bernardo Houssay ship in the Costanera Sur's Argentine Naval Industrial Complex (CINAR), President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner said that "naval activity in the country had been neglected for a long time.”

  • 28/09/2011 | Argentina

    CFK praises Argentina's 'leadership in peaceful nuclear energy'

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner attended the launch of Atucha II nuclear power plant, in the Greater Buenos Aires district of Zárate, and highlighted the fact that “Argentina is leader in the use of nuclear power for peaceful purposes.”

  • 06/09/2011 | Argentina

    'If its for Argentina's sake, we'll keep being tough,' CFK on non-automatic licenses

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner warned that her administration will “keep on being tough if it is for Argentina’sake” regarding the implementation of non-automatic trade licenses to protect the local industry, while heading the 60th anniversary celebration of Mercedez-Benz in Argentina.

  • 07/09/2011 | Argentina

    'This was one of the CGT's most important claims,' Moyano on child allowance increase

    By: Liliana Franco

    “Excellent, excellent,” was CGT leader Hugo’s Moyano reply when asked by Ambito.com how the relationship between the umbrella union and President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner. He quickly stressed that the increase of the universal child allowance was one of the CGT most important claims, and refused to refer to the possibility of increasing the income tax floor.

  • 15/09/2011 | Argentina

    'We should reconsider trials by jury,' CFK

    By Liliana Franco
    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner said that “it would be good to reconsider trial by juries” and said that the Civil Code should be updated, because she considers judges are judging with regulations and proceedings from the Roman law era.

  • 01/09/2011 | Argentina

    'Tax revenue increased 35.4,%' Gov't announces

    Tax revenue increased 35.4 percent in August, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchenr announced while heading a dinner with union leaders, businessmen and politicians to commemorate Industry Day and the reopening of science and technology fair Tecnópolis.

  • 01/09/2011 | Argentina

    CFK vows to 'keep current economic policies, correct distortions'

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner vowed to “maintain the current economic plan and correct distortions,” in a roomful of businessmen, union leaders, bankers, Government officials and Governors, while heading a dinner in celebration of Industry Day.

  • 03/09/2011 | Argentina

    'Leaving confrontations aside is essential for economic growth,' De Mendiguren warns

    UIA Argentine Industrial Union leader José Ignacio de Mendiguren assured that in order to move forward with economic development, “it is essential to end with national confrontations” and warned that the worst case-scenario for Argentine finances is that Brazil’s economy growth stalls.

  • 20/08/2011 | Argentina

    'I had no doubt we would win,' says Cabinet Chief

    Cabinet Chief, Aníbal Fernández, affirmed that he “had no doubt that we would win” when referring to the primary elections that took place last Sunday, in which the Victory Front party gained the highest percentage of the vote.

  • 23/08/2011 | Argentina

    'Your support only doubles my commitment to Argentina,' CFK

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner assured that the massive support she received during the primary elections will “only double the commitment I have with Argentina,” while inaugurating public works in the Greater Buenos Aires area of Avellaneda

  • 29/08/2011 | Argentina

    Schiaretti meets with CFK over Nation's debt with Córdoba province

    Córdoba province Governor Juan Schiaretti met with President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner in the Government House, and claimed a 1.18 billion pesos debt the Nation owes the province.

  • 20/07/2011 | Argentina

    Binner targets national Gov't: 'We can't continue living in a tension-filled country'

    Santa Fe’s incumbent governor and presidencial candidate for the Socialist Party, Hermes Binner, met with the head of the Argentine Agrarian Federation, Eduardo Buzzi, and aimed to the national government for the political and ideological polarization speech that comes across the nation’s social reality.

  • 25/07/2011 | Argentina

    Gov’t to launch a food supply plan

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner and Agriculture Minister Julian Domínguez are scheduled to launch this evening the 2016-2020 Strategic Food and Agriculture Plan at the Olivos official residence.

  • 29/07/2011 | Argentina

    'Argentina didn't have an Embassy in the house of its main partner'

    Argentine President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner and her Brazilian counterpart Dilma Rousseff inaugurated the new Argentine Embassy in the Brazilian Capital. Former Brazilian President, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was also present during the rally. Earlier, they stressed the need of expanding the commercial integration between the two nations.

  • 11/07/2011 | Argentina

    'Argentina is absolutely committed to peace,' CFK says

    While heading the Armed Forces annual dinner, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner said that “Argentina is absolutely committed to peace” and dismissed England’s “ridiculous” statements over the Malvinas Islands.

  • 14/07/2011 | Argentina

    'We aren't the ones who inaugurate public works before the elections,' CFK

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner blasted City mayor Mauricio Macri -without naming him- while inaugurating scientific exhibition Tecnópolis,located in the locality of Villa Martelli. She recalled that her administration wanted to inaugurate Tecnópolis in 2010, "but, unfortunately, the City didn't allow us to set it up." "We aren't the ones that inaugurate public works five months before the elections," she stated.

  • 17/07/2011 | Argentina

    'I never discussed my decision of taking part of the second round with CFK,' Filmus

    Mayoral candidate Daniel Filmus, assured he “never” discussed his decision of taking part of the City's second round with President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner. Filmus will face current Mayor Mauricio Macri on July 31st.

  • 23/06/2011 | Argentina

    CFK resumes agenda after minor accident

    President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner returned to her normal activities after a small accident yesterday night took her, as a precautionary measure, to a local clinic for a check up.

  • 09/07/2011 | Argentina

    CFK inaugurates new terminal of Ezeiza Airport

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner blasted the members of the opposition and assured that “there are some who believe that the administration of a country is like the administration of a company.”

  • 11/07/2011 | Argentina

    Aníbal Fernández ‘not surprised’ with the city’s electorate

    Cabinet Chief Aníbal Fernández said this morning he wasn’t surprised Buenos Aires City identifies itself with Mauricio Macri. According to him, “porteños could not care less who runs the city.”

  • 06/05/2011 | Argentina

    'CFK running for re-election is inevitable,' says Cabinet Chief

    Cabinet Chief Aníbal Fernández discussed his opinion toward the upcoming presidential race and considered it “a certainty” for Cristina Fernández de Kirchner to run for re-election in the October elections, further stating that she is “the only person capable of looking after the Argentine people.”

  • 06/06/2011 | Argentina

    CFK congratulates Humala on electoral victory

    Argentina’s president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner called today the newly elected Peruvian mandate, Ollanta Humala, to congratulate him on his triumph at the countries’ second round elections.

  • 12/06/2011 | Argentina

    UN's Ban Ki-Moon arrives in Argentina for official visit

    UN General Secretary Ban Ki-Moon is set to arrive in Buenos Aires for a two-day official visit, in which he is to meet President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, amongst other activities.

  • 16/03/2011 | Argentina

    'We have rebuilt a previously burnt down nation,' CFK

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner assured today that “Argentina is walking on a path of prosperity, constantly growing and adding value to do things much better”, during the inauguration of a Sancor Insurance company corporate building in Santa Fe province.

  • 01/04/2011 | Argentina

    Bond holders, Paris Club in Italian Foreign Minister's agenda

    After meeting with President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, the Italian Foreign Minister, Franco Frattini unveiled his interest on finding a solution for the Italian bond holders of Argentine titles that were not part of the debt-swap and also how the negotiations between Argentina and the Paris Club continue.

  • 01/04/2011 | Argentina

    'We've made a very important step forward,' Moyano says on meeting with Gov't

    The CGT Labour Confederation boss Hugo Moyano celebrated today, as the minimum income tax floor was raised by 20% for his workers. “We’ve made a very important step forward,” he stated.

  • 19/01/2011 | Argentina

    Ruralists threaten to repeat strike

    Ruralists threatened to repeat a strike that has paralyzed grain sales this week in one of the world's biggest food providers.

  • 12/02/2011 | Argentina

    WikiLeaks cable unveils relationship between Kirchners and banks

    The Spanish newspaper El Pais published new cables of the US embassy which mention the relationship between the Kirchners and the banks, specially during the period previous to the presidential election of Cristina Fernández de Kirchner.

  • 25/02/2011 | Argentina

    President inaugurates Casa Patria Grande, pays homage to Kirchner

    Along with Paraguayan President Fernándo Lugo and her Uruguayan counterpart José Mujica, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner inaugurated the Casa Patria Grande and paid homage to her husband, late ex President Néstor Kirchner, in his 61 birthday.

  • 11/01/2011 | Argentina

    CFK announces loans for wheat producers

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner launched a 840 million pesos loan for wheat producers, adding that Labour Minister Carlos Tomada will be present during the meeting between Agriculture Minister Julián Dominguez and the Liaison Committee scheduled for Wednesday.

  • 12/01/2011 | Argentina

    President announces foreign tourism boom

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner announced that Argentina registered “a 72 percent increase of foreign tourism compared to 2003,” and added that “the foreign exchange soared 97 percent.”

  • 13/01/2011 | Argentina

    Thieves steal $362,000 allocated for CFK's trip to Mid-East

    Thieves stole a government official who was carrying part of the money allocated to President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s trip to Middle East, official sources said.

  • 10/12/2010 | Argentina

    Macri sends a letter to CFK, calls for an 'urgent' audience

    Buenos Aires City Mayor, Mauricio Macri, sent a letter to President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner to request for an "urgent" audience to analyze the conflict in Villa Soldati neighbourhood.

  • 10/12/2010 | Argentina

    CFK announces creation of Security Ministry

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner announced that she has created a Security Ministry that will be headed by the current Defence Minister Nilda Garré and in the midst of Villa Soldati conflict she assured she is not "willing" to let Argentina be "part of the xenophobic countries."

  • 14/12/2010 | Argentina

    CFK launches low-cost Christmas basket

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner launched a low cost Christmas basket and highlighted the "great moment" that consumption is going through during a rally at the Government House with Economy Minister Amado Boudou.

  • 30/05/2011 | World

    Aníbal Fernández: 'We are more than happy with the results in Chubut'

    Cabinet Chief Aníbal Fernández spoke today about yesterday's results in the province of Chubut where candidate Martín Buzzi won.

  • 28/01/2014 | Latin America

    CFK attends CELAC summit opening

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner was attending the official opening of the II Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States that is taking place in Havana. Cuban Raúl Castro was in charge of delivering the inaugurating address.

  • 30/01/2014 | Latin America

    Conflict scenario with Uruguay 'ridiculous'

    In an interview with international media in Havana, Cuba where he attended the recent summit of the CELAC regional bloc, Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman rejected versions alluding to a conflict between Buenos Aires and Montevideo saying bilateral ties are “appropriate y deep.”

  • 12/07/2013 | Latin America

    Mercosur condemns 'attack' on Evo Morales, US on spying

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner was attending today’s Mercosur Summit in Montevideo, Uruguay’s capital city. US illegal spying programmes in regional countries and a statement condemning the Evo Morales’ plane spat, on the presidents’ agenda.

  • 18/07/2013 | Latin America

    CFK 'congratulates' Santos over Colombia's peace process

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner “congratulated her Colombian counterpart Juan Manuel Santos for the “peace process” his government is spearheading along with the FARC forces, which he said “represents good news all over South America.”

  • 15/10/2013 | Latin America

    Mujica says pulp mill talks subject to elections, CFK health

    For Uruguayan President José “Pepe” Mujica, negotiations over the pulp mill conflict with Buenos Aires rely on the October 27 legislative elections and the health recovery of Cristina Fernández de Kirchner. Botnia talks might then be resumed, he considered.

  • 26/04/2013 | Latin America

    Dialogue is the 'best way to find solutions', Dilma, CFK agree

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner and her Brazilian counterpart Dilma Rousseff agreed on strengthening bilateral integration that trade restrictions by Buenos Aires and the conflict involving Brazil's Vale mining giant have hindered over the past months.

  • 16/05/2013 | Latin America

    Brazil's Lula in Argentina: 'We have the right and the duty to fight for a fairer world'

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner an ex Brazilian head of state Luiz Inacio Lula Da Silva inaugurated tonight the Metropolitan University for Education and Labour (UMET in Spanish) in Buenos Aires City. "We have the right and the duty to fight for a fairer world," Lula said.

  • 03/07/2013 | Latin America

    Unasur nations to meet on Bolivian leader's plane diversion tomorrow

    The South American bloc Unasur will hold a ministerial meeting in Lima tomorrow to discuss the diversion of Bolivian President Evo Morales' plane in Europe, a Brazilian government official said today.

  • 28/12/2011 | Latin America

    Chávez, Piñera, Rousseff, among first leaders to call CFK

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner thanked all those who demontrated solidarity and well wishes," while addressing the nation for the first time since it was announced that she will undergo surgery to remove a thyroid carcinoma, She confirmed Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez was the first regional leader to call her and offer her support.

  • 02/02/2012 | Latin America

    Chávez reiterates support on Argentina's sovereignty claim over Malvinas

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner held a phone conversation with her Venezuelan counterpart Hugo Chávez, who reiterated his support of Argentina’s claim over the sovereignty of the Malvinas islands, the Venezuelan Foreign Ministry announced

  • 15/03/2012 | Latin America

    CFK arrives to Chile ahead of Piñera meeting

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner landed in Santiago, Chile, where she will meet with her Chilean counterpart Sebastián Piñera. Fernández de Kirchner and Piñera will hold a meeting on Friday and will discuss the Argentine claim of sovereignty over the Malvinas islands and trade barriers, among other topics.

  • 19/02/2011 | Latin America

    Mujica to meet CFK over non-automatic licenses

    Uruguayan President José Mujica will meet with his Argentine counterpart, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, to show his concern over the decision to require special import licenses for around 200 products.

  • 25/02/2011 | Latin America

    CFK, Mujica meet over non-automatic licenses

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner and her Uruguayan counterpart José Mujica agreed on the construction of a re-gasification plant during a meeting held at the Olivos presidential residence.

  • 14/06/2011 | Latin America

    Humala meets with Gov't, maintains he intends to work with Mercosur

    Peru President-elect Ollanta Humala met with President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner at the Olivos presidential residence. After the meeting, Humala assured that Perú “will look for the necessary mechanisms to take part in the Mercosur trade bloc committee" with the purpose of contributing with their share of solutions to common problems,” he said.

  • 14/03/2012 | Sports

    F1 could return to Argentina in 2013

    Negotiations to bring Formula One back to Argentina are underway, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner announced during a ceremony at the Government House. The career would be held in Mar del Plata.

  • 30/04/2013 | Argentina

    CFK slams Sanz’s economy ill-will

    The President hit out at the opposition for putting “spokes” in her “wheel” and specifically at Radical (UCR) Senator Ernesto Sanz for expressing last week his hope for a weak economic performance until October so as to diminish the Victory Front’s (FpV) chance of electoral success.

  • 15/05/2013 | Argentina

    CFK, Macri differ on press, court reforms

    Role of media was at the centre of the political discussion yesterday. President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner defended the government-sponsored court reform while Buenos Aires City Mayor Mauricio Macri signed a decree “to guarantee media protection".


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