THE PRESIDENT ON NATIONAL BROADCAST
President Cristina Fernández, through National broadcast, announced that she has sent to Congress the bill of the new Criminal Procedure Code.
B.A PROVINCE GOVERNOR
Scioli put the spotlight on the criminal code reform to place Argentina at the forefront in Justice matters
Buenos Aires Province Governor, Daniel Scioli, highlighted the reform bill of the Criminal Procedure Code, sent by President Cristina Fernández to the Congress, and urged “the lawmakers to debate and achieve the necessary consensus to also place our country at the forefront in what refers to the justice service.”
CABINET CHIEF CAPITANICH
Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich said during his daily press round that “there is a campaign to oppose any initiative coming from the Government,” and mentioned articles published by the newspaper Clarín and other opposition media on the reform to the Criminal Procedure Code.
FOREIGN MINISTRY COMMUNIQUÉ
Officials of Morocco expressed their interest in the technological advances presented by Argentina in the last decade, within the framework of the visit of Argentine Vice Foreign Minister Eduardo Zuaín to that North African country.
Round of meetings
The Chairman of the Central Bank, Alejandro Vanoli meets with the leaders of the Argentine Confederation of Medium Enterprises (CAME, for its Spanish initials), headed by its President Osvaldo Cornide.
The Central Bank (BCRA) reported that its inspectors found some undeclared US$ 400,000 in a downtown “bureaux de change,” along with a large number of closed safety boxes. The offices raided by the inspectors belong to the stock exchange society Arpenta.
Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich is giving today before the Senate, his report on the Government´s activities, according to the Constitutional mandate.
Economy Vice-Minister Emmanuel Álvarez Agis told a Senate Committee that the Government forecasts a 2.8 percent economic growth in 2015, that the policies of social inclusion will be deepened and that there will be no adjustments next year.
The first Argentine geostationary satellite Arsat-1 goes around the Earth, after results that "go beyond the expectations", within the second approximation maneuver to its definitive orbit, to 36.000 kilometers.
A plenary of three House Committees issued last night a favorable ruling on the new Hydrocarbons draft law, will be debated in a plenary session on Oct. 29.