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The Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich, said today that the ongoing rumors about his resignation “are part of the operations to boost the distrust in government and society.”
At a press conference, Economy Minister Axel Kicillof told some details of his meeting with representatives of other countries in the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and remarked: “There was no such thing as an agreement because we were not looking for anything.”
Renewal Front leader Sergio Massa took off the unionist Luis Barrionuevo, after the national strike which took place last Thursday. Massa said Barrionuevo is ”toxic”, and flatly denying having been in the background of strike, something stressed by the governor of Buenos Aires province Daniel Scioli. “If Barrionuevo wants me to win the presidential election, the best […]
Leader Azopardo CGT (General Confederation of Labor), Hugo Moyano, criticized the Economy Minister Axel Kicillof by the approach the government is taking the International Monetary Fund. “If we keep without answering, if the minister Kicillof will receive orders from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and its orthodox prescriptions, things will get more complicated,” Moyano said. […]
Today, when the general strike called by the CGT (General Confederation of Labor) took place, Buenos Aires city was plastered with posters against unionist Hugo Moyano and Luis Barrionuevo. “They destroyed the country, now they stop it” the headings said. Moreover, the image of the union leader Barrionuevo is beside the former president and current senator […]
Mayor Mauricio Macri questioned today in conversation with Radio Mitre, transit cuts being made today in the context of the general strike called by the CGT (General Confederation of Labor) of Hugo Moyano and Luis Barrionuevo. Macri also said that the strike did not work because “the government will not change the situation.” “In Argentina […]
The national strike called by Moyano and Barrionuevo hit the streets of the Federal Capital and Greater Buenos Aires. The protest includes strike of buses, subways, trains and airplanes. Ezeiza airport, Constitución and Retiro stations, plagued workers and travelers during the week, woke up empty. As the subway service, the buses of short and long […]
The Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich remarked that the national government has already noted the claims wield by the unions that today conducted a strike at national level, so he said he did not know “why they want to claim”.
Today, at a press conference, Moyano, Micheli and Barrionuevo ratified the general strike called for tomorrow. They also said that if any conflict arises, the total responsibility will be of the National Government. No public transport will operate.
Tomorrow, the CGT Azopardo lead by Moyano and the Blue and White of Barrionuevo will headline the biggest strike since the Kirchnerism took office in 2003. The measure has the support of pro-government unions and leftist groups. The leaders are demanding increases in income tax and in pension benefits.
3,000 people were evacuated after the heavy storms that fell yesterday and affected seven provinces of the south, north and center of the country, being the most serious situation recorded in Neuquén, where classes and public transport was suspended and was declared an administrative holiday.
Economy minister talked with other ministers about the actions to take with the exchange market. Currently there is no consensus on what actions to take. However, in case of reaching an agreement with the Paris Club and the IMF, the government won’t control it for much longer.
The Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich, today reaffirmed the intention of the national government to “expand the plan Cared Prices” and said that, so far, evaluated as “positive” the behavior of the actors involved in this program.
Buenos Aires province governor Daniel Scioli called “to banish the savagery of those who seek to take justice into their own hands.” The governor statements come after a group of people savagely beat a delinucente and finished killing him. This incident had its reply in different parts of the country. “The fight for civilization has always been […]
President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner said today that the Malvinas/Falkland Islands are today, “the military base of NATO in the South Atlantic ” and added “that’s what they should not continue hiding” to lead the Memorial main event for the 32 th anniversary Malvinas War. “In Malvinas the British manage military deployment in the South […]
The 32 years of the Malvinas War will be remembered today with various events and activities including vigils, parades and art shows. In Tierra del Fuego, in whose jurisdiction are the Malvinas Islands, remember the anniversary of the war with a main event to be held at 11. Meanwhile, in Ushuaia, on Tuesday night there […]
The 2014 school year began today in Buenos Aires, after the unions accepted the latest pay offer from the Government of Scioli.
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Economy Minister Axel Kicillof today announced a rate adjustment plan he called “partial reallocation and reduction of subsidies and responsible consumption” along with the Federal Planning Minister Julio De Vido. It reaches gas and water rates and will be applied in three stages, in April, June and August.
On the fifteenth day of the wage dispute, the unions FEB and Suteba confirmed that they’ll attend the meeting convened by the government of Daniel Scioli. Teachers expect a new proposal to return to the classroom but warned that they will not accept an increase lower than the 35%.