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.
Cabinet Chief Aníbal Fernández assured today that with her speech yesterday, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner showed Argentines to be presenting “a firm disposition of strength” and made it clear that “extortion of any kind will not be allowed.”
Education Minister Alberto Sileoni referred to the ongoing conflict with teachers in the Santa Cruz province, and said that their decision to indefinitely carry on with a strike “is downright extortive.”
The police operation put in place to clear the protesters from interrupting traffic on the 9 de Julio Av left 24 activists and 4 police officers hospitalized at the Churruca Hospital, Security Ministry officials announced.
Stevie Wonder's nephew has been arrested and charged with an extortion scheme against the singer, Los Angeles prosecutors said on Friday.