THE PRESIDENT IN CHILE
President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner met with European Commission Vice-President, Antonio Tajani, and they talked about the Mercosur-European Union (EU) agreements. Besides, Cristina was invited by the official to a meeting between European and Argentine businessmen.
CRISTINA IN CHILE AT INAUGURATION CEREMONY
Michelle Bachelet took office after midday in her second term as president of Chile, in a ceremony carried out at the Senate, in Valparaiso. Isabel, daughter of Salvador Allende, assumed as president of the Senate.
INTERIOR AND TRANSPORT MINISTER
Interior and Transport Minister, Florencio Randazzo, highlighted the government's administration and asserted that his purpose is that "the railways transformation reaches the whole country."
HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS- BOOK
The Human Rights Secretariat and the National Archive of the Memory will present the book "Argentina 1976-1983. Patrimonio documental incorporado al Registro de Memoria del Mundo de la UNESCO", (in English, Documental patrimony incorporated to the UNESCO World Memory), in the framework of the activities carried out in commemoration of the 38° anniversary of the civic-military coup d'état.
The country’s highest tribunal did not recognise the ruling issued by New York Justice Thomas Griesa in Dec. 2007, which ordered Argentina to pay US$ 7 billion to a foreign company.
President's international agenda
Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich stood out the Government's objective to "strengthen the country's strategic position within the international context," when referring to the President's visit to Chile, The Vatican City and France.
Cabinet Chief, Jorge Capitanich, and Federal Planning Minister, Julio De Vido, participate of the III Latin American Encounter on Corporate Government of State Companies.
Cristina in Chile
President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, took part in the farewell dinner that the outgoing incumbent Sebastián Piñera, offered at the Palacio de la Moneda in Chile.
CHILE - GOVERNMENT
Michelle Bachelet, 62 years old, will become president of Chile for the second time for a four year-term during a ceremony carried out in Valparaiso, 135 kilometers away from Santiago.
Gov’t press round
Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich highlighted the "investment climate" in Argentina, making reference to the dairy sector and the encounter he held on Monday with executives of the country's leading dairy producer SanCor.