Capitanich rips Clarín newspaper pages with article about case Nisman

The Argentine Cabinet chief, Jorge Capitanich, on Monday ripped two pages of the newspaper Clarín in a press conference after reporting a “political confrontation” of “opposition media” by a newspaper article about President Cristina Fernández. Capitanich...

Tax for higher wages is defended by Argentine Government

The Argentine government on Monday defended the need to charge a tax on the highest salaries, despite the growing opposition claims from unions that reject the measure. “Many do not agree that it must be collected. We consider it philosophically and ideologically necessary...

President Fernandez will return to public activities next Tuesday

Argentina’s President Cristina Fernandez, will resume public activities next Tuesday after passing an intestinal infection that had her admitted earlier this month and then a period of home rest, reported this Thursday the Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich. He said that is...

New Director of the Central Bank of Argentina will seek monetary stability

In Argentina, Jorge Capitanich, Chief of the Cabinet of Ministers, said that the main task of the new director of the Central Bank of Argentina (BCRA for its Spanish acronym), Alejandro Vanoli, will be working to establish clear conditions of monetary stability and exchange rate....

Argentina defies judge Griesa to carry out his threat

The Argentine government invited American judge Thomas Griesa to fulfill his threat of declaring Argentina in contempt. This, after refusing to comply with the judgment they are ordered to pay hundreds of millions of dollars to its creditors. Also, if they persist in making...

Argentina claims violation of its sovereign immunity

Jorge Capitanich, Argentina´s Chief of Cabinet of Ministers reiterated the last call of President Cristina Kirchner to the President of the United States Barack Obama, to intervene in what Argentina calls a violation of  sovereign immunity. “In a sovereign country like ours...

Argentina prepares actions against vulture funds

Argentina will initiate actions so that “fraudulent insurance against default” be investigated by the National Securities Commission. This was announced by Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich specifying that could have existed “mechanisms inside information”...