Anniversary of May Revolution
Organizers of the different celebrations of the 205th anniversary of the May Revolution estimate that at least one million people participated in the inaugurations, exhibits, parades, artistic and cultural activities held in Buenos Aires´main downtown avenues since last week.
President Cristina Fernandez received Liberator Gen. Jose de San Martin´s curved saber. It was brought from the headquarters of the Mounted Grenadiers Regiment that the Argentine hero created in 1812, and deposited it on a special display cabinet of the National History Museum, located at Buenos Aires´ Lezama Park.
President Cristina Fernandez is heading on Sunday the ceremony with the move of Liberator Jose de San Martin´s curved saber from the Regiment of Mounted Grenadiers that bears his name, to the National Historical Museum.
Main argentine grains
Agriculture and Livestock Ministry reported that the maize and soybean harvests, the two main Argentine grains, were last month two million tons above what had been estimated.
Aerolineas Argentinas flag carrier
The rise in reservation of flights of flag carrier arline Aerolineas Argentinas was due to the long-weekend related to May 25 conmemoration.
Cabinet Chief Anibal Fernandez held he “has no doubts”, that the strikes announced for June 4 and June 9 by some labor unions “are linked to the electoral situation”.
At Cannes Festival
Telam. National news agency of Argentina. May 22, 2015. The Argentine film “La Patota” (The Mob), directed by Santiago Mitre and with Dolores Fonzi as star actress, won the Best Picture Award of the 68th Cannes Festival´s critics´contest.
President Cristina on nat´l broadcast
President Cristina Fernandez held that the most important Latin American cultural center is being opened, when inaugurating the Nestor Kirchner Cultural Center, at the building that was originally used as the Buenos Aires city mail office.
FPV candidate Mariano Recalde
Mariano Recalde, Front for Victory (FPV) candidate to Buenos Aires City Chief of Government, held that the coming elections in the Federal Capital will be disputed “by three candidates, but by only two political projects”.
Cabinet Chief Aníbal Fernández proposed, during his daily press round, a Federal law that should make compulsory for candidates to debate their electoral proposals.