President on Nat'l broadcast
President Cristina Fernandez held that “the worst than can happen to people is not to be defended by their Government. The responsibility of rulers is to detect their country´s interests in order to fight for them”.
"They come up every day with a new accusation against Kicillof, because they could never prove a single one”
President Cristina Fernandez told hundreds of cheering militants gathered at the Government House patios and referred to the accusation of alleged illegal enrichment that opposition news media are making against Economy Minister, Axel Kicillof.
CABINET CHIEF Aníbal Fernandez
Cabinet Chief, Anibal Fernández referred to the group of magistrates who have expressed concern for the alleged "advance of the Executive over the Judiciary” and said, “I still believe that judges should speak through their sentences”.
FPV PRESIDENTAL CANDIDATE
Front for Victory (FPV) Presidential candidate, Daniel Scioli and his running mate Carlos Zannini will head the inauguration of the Ateneo Nestor Kirchner in Rio Gallegos, devoted to honor the life and political career of the late President, a native son of Santa Cruz Province.
Foreign Ministry communiqué
The Foreign Ministry, through a communiqué, conveyed its satisfaction for the coming resumption of diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States, scheduled to become official next July 20, as announced by both governments.
The bill that forbids pardons or amnesties and the commutation of penalties to crimes against humanity was passed by the Senate and became law on Wednesday night, with the favorable vote of all the political sectors.
SOCIAL BENEFITS ALLOWANCES
By unanimous vote plus one abstention, the Senate passed the Executive bill on mobility for family and universal allowances per child, which shall be updated every six months according to the same index used to update pensions.
MANAGEMENT & FIT AGENCY
A poll conducted by the Management& Fit Agency after the deadline to present lists of candidates for the coming elections revealed a 60 percent support to the continuity of Kirchnerism, disclosed its manager Mariel Fornoni.
President Cristina Fernandez heads this evening, a Government House ceremony in which she will present awards to Argentine scientists and also hold video conferences with Cordoba, La Rioja, Tucuman and Buenos Aires, to inaugurate public works.
The temporary results of the Buenos Aires City Mayor elections, to be held on Sunday, will be know at 8 pm, because the electronic voting system will speed up the counting.