President of the Supreme Court of Justice, Ricardo Lorenzetti confirmed in an official communiqué today that he has no plans to put himself forward as a candidate for president, assuring that he will continue to work as a judge.
The Supreme Court of Justice will meet next week in order to come to an agreement over the ‘per saltum’ legal request filed yesterday by the national government, raised over divestment discrepancies regarding the Media Law.
President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner assured that all members of the Council of Magistrates would be elected by the popular vote and people from all areas of society will be able to be candidates so the organization stops being “a lawyer-only corporate body.”
City Mayor Mauricio Macri attended an environmental expo in Villa Lugano and unveiled before his entire cabinet his public housing plans, which are now to be sent to Cabinet Chief Aníbal Fernández and Interior Minister Florencio Randazzo for approval.
Security Minister Nilda Garré disclosed yesterday that the Security Forces are to have “more civil staff working in the administrative sector, to enable greater amounts of police officers to concentrate their time on patrolling the streets.”
President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner changed her official agenda for today, suspending planned activities for this afternoon. The decision came in light of the tragic railway accident at Once train station today, which claimed the lives of at least 49 people and injured at least 550.
British Prime Minister David Cameron came under renewed pressure to loosen his country's ties with the European Union today, two days ahead of a major speech in which he will spell out plans to renegotiate Britain's membership of the EU.
Prime Minister David Cameron promised today to give Britons a straight referendum choice on whether to stay in the European Union or leave, provided he wins an election in 2015.
Separate meetings between Egyptian President Mohammed Mursi and the leaders of Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah in Cairo today yielded no signs of progress towards healing their five-year feud.
US President Barack Obama today nominated his chief of staff, Jack Lew, as the next Treasury secretary, praising him as a expert on the pressing national issues of spending cuts and deficit reduction.
Libya plans to create a special force to protect diplomats, government sources said, after a gun attack on an Italian consul exposed the precarious security situation in the North African state.
The US government finally broke silence regarding the YPF controversy and expressed “concern’ over the expropriation plans. A State Department spokesman said the plans “could have an adverse effect on the Argentine economy.”
Prime Minister Mario Monti announced an income tax cut to help low earners today, giving a rare lift to struggling Italian households ahead of parliamentary elections next year but leaving unions dissatisfied and threatening a strike.
The health of the US economy has been central to the campaign for the White House, with both President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney seeking to convince voters they have a plan to usher in faster growth and job creation.
LinkedIn, the social networking site for professionals, plans to go public in 2011 and has selected its financial underwriters, three sources familiar with the process said.
Ireland will need to continue to closely adhere to its goals under an EU-IMF bailout to limit the fallout from potential contagion effects from the euro zone debt crisis, officials from the EC, the IMF and the ECB said.
President Barack Obama called on Republican and Democratic leaders on Monday night to reach a fair compromise on raising the debt ceiling to avert a "reckless and irresponsible" national default.