THE PRESIDENT IN CHACO PROVINCE
President Cristina Fernández urged her fellow Argentines to join forces and work for the country, after the inauguration of a series of public works in the Province of Chaco.
Economy Minister Kicillof
Minister of Economy Axel Kicillof defended the new law of Regulation of the Relation between Production and Consumption and highlighted the role of his Ministry, which is the “defense of consumers.”
The third maneuver for placing in orbit the Arsat-1 satellite was successfully completed. It consisted in the apogee maneuver to move the satellite closer to the geostationary orbit, located at some 36,000 kilometers from the Earth.
Criminal Code reform commission head
The coordinator of the Commission for the Penal Code Reform said today that Pope Francisco's statements "had worldwide impact." "His words exceeded thoroughly our expectations," Roberto Carlés said.
Justice Minister, Julio Alak, highlighted that when the Groupe d'action financière (GAFI), warned Argentina about the weakness of the anti money-laundering legislation, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner "encouraged a deep change of regulations."
EDUCATION MINISTER ALBERTO SILEONI
Education Minister, Alberto Sileoni, described the school calendar as "reasonable" and said that it seeks a balance.
During meeting at Olivos Presidential Residence
The head of the Grandmothers of Plaza de Mayo, Estela de Carlotto informed in a press conference that she and her recently recovered grandson Ignacio had met on Thursday with President Cristina Fernández at the Olivos Presidential residence.
Criminal Procedure Code reform
Representatives of the Council of Procurators, District Attorneys and Public Defenders of the Argentine Republic expressed their support to the accusatory system included in the new Criminal Procedure draft Code sent to Congress by the Executive.
Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich
Cabinet Chief, Jorge Capitanich, rejected the criticisms of IDEA (Institute for the Development of Managers of Argentina) attendees, which takes place in coastal city of Mar del Plata.
Motorola Corporation´s Vice President for Latin America, Rudinei Khalil, informed that his company will produce 4G phones in the Province of Tierra del Fuego.