Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner News
Argentine President Calls for Investigation of Prosecutor's 'Suicide' in Iran-Linked Terror Case
Argentina's president today called for an investigation into the "very strange" alleged "suicide" of a top prosecutor who was investigating Iran's role in a terrorist attack in Argentina in 1994. President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner's statement was a reversal that came amid intense public
Argentina Pays Down Much of Its Debt; US Judge Drops Orders
A New York judge whose orders have blocked Argentina from operating normally in financial markets has vacated the rulings after the republic paid much of what it owed foreign creditors
Argentina's President Faces Criticism After Tweet Mocks Chinese Accent
Argentina’s President found herself in a diplomatic firestorm Thursday, after apparently mocking the Chinese accent on Twitter during an official state visit to China . Tweeting to her 3.53 million followers, President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner wrote: “Are they all with La Campola?” in
New GM Recall, More Delays on Repairs
Morning Money Memo: The safety crisis at General Motors is growing. America’s largest automaker has announced its 44th recall this year, doubling the size of an earlier recall for cars with ignition switch problems. About 3.4 million vehicles are involved this time. The latest flaw...
Venezuela Violence Continues as Regime, Opposition Leaders Refuse to Talk
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter plans trip to Caracas in attempt to mediate between the two sides.
Snowden Creates Another Conflict Between U.S. and LatAm
Edward Snowden's travels have caused yet another inciden t between the U.S. and part of Latin America. On Tuesday, while traveling from Moscow to La Paz, Bolivian President Evo Morales was forced to make an unplanned landing in Austria after France, Portugal, Italy, and Spain reportedly denied
Argentina's Michael Moore Is More Popular Than Soccer
A TV show that focuses on government corruption is getting higher ratings than big soccer games in Argentina. With its irreverent style, the show is sticking up its middle finger at President Cristina Kirchner and government supporters, who have tried to sink the program by pitting it against
Pope Francis Supported Civil Unions as Cardinal
When Argentina was on the verge of legalizing gay marriage in 2010, Pope Francis — then Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Buenos Aires — suggested the church support civil unions, according to news reports published at the time. “We don’t have a fanatic vision,” his...
Will Anything Change With a Latino Pope?
Pope Francis has a new style, but he´s quite conservative on social issues