President Cristina will travel to Moscow on April 22nd and she will meet with the Russian president Vladimir Putin, with whom the negotiation of a large number of agreements related to economic issues on infrastructure and trade, is open, as informed Cabinet Chief, Anibal Fernandez.
Cristina to the Alfonsinist Nat’l Movement
President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner addressed the UCR Party Popular Congress held at Costanera Norte in Buenos Aires City and told them, “we are entering a new political cycle” in Argentina.
Economy Minister, Axel Kicillof signed in Washington two loans granted by the World Bank (WB) for US$ 675 million.
PAPEL PRENSA INVESTIGATION
The Federal Court accepted the appeal presented by prosecutor Leonel Gomez Barbella and decided to summon Hector Magnetto, Bartolomé Mitre and Ernestina Herrera de Noble, in the case that investigates the irregular sale of Papel Prensa company during the last civilian-military dictatorship.
The State-owned YPF oil company launched a project to inaugurate a plant that will refine sand, which will reduce exploitation costs. It will be built at the Municipality of Canning, in the Province of Buenos Aires.
ARTON CAPITAL REPORT
According to the Canadian consultant Arton Capital, the Argentine passport is the safest in Latin America and the 16th safest in the world, Interior and Transport Minister, Florencio Randazzo told Telam.
Administrative Judge Claudia Rodriguez Vidal rejected a preventative measure presented by Citibank´s lawyers, against the Central Bank´s decision to disqualify the head of the bank´s Argentine branch, Gabriel Ribisich, for having signed an agreement with a vulture fund.
President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner heads this Thursday, the closing act of the popular radicalism congress, a wing of the centennial party that the former national legislator Leopoldo Moreau leads from the National Alfonsin Movement.
THE PRESIDENT ON TWITTER
President Cristina Fernandez chose her Twitter social account to express her satisfaction, following the Senate vote that hours before had turned into law the return to the State jurisdiction of the Argentine railway system.
Interior and Transport Minister
Interior and Transport Minister, Florencio Randazzo, one of the Front for Victory (FPV) pre-Presidential candidates, said, “today is a historical day for railway transportation”, after the Senate turned into law the bill that allows the State to recover the administration of the railroad system.