CABINET CHIEF ON TUESDAY'S STRIKE
Cabinet Chief Aníbal Fernández asserted that the transport companies presented their commitment to provide the service on Tuesday, within the framework of the strike called by unions of the sector.
Economy Minister on Tuesday’s Strike
Following a meeting with the representatives of the automotive transport chambers, Economy Minister, Axel Kicillof, and Cabinet Chief, Aníbal Fernández, held that a very small part of the transport sector is affected by the Income Tax.
Financial Information Unit (UIF)
The UIF (Financial Information Unit) requests investigation of Iron Mountain board of directors before the National Criminal Prosecutor Nº 37.
The Economy Ministry established a special treatment to the maize production, through a resolution 175/2015 published in the Official Gazette.
National Values Commission
The National Values Commission (CNV, in Spanish) announced a preventive suspension to Citibank to operate in the local capital market, due to an agreement the said bank signed with a U.S. vulture fund, thus ignoring the Argentine legislation.
Papel Prensa case
Prosecutor Leonel Gómez Barbella presented an appeal before the Buenos Aires Federal Chamber against the rejection to summon the executives of the newspaper Clarín and La Nación, in the case that investigates the stock transference of Papel Prensa during the last dictatorship.
Front for Victory in Córdoba
The Cabinet Chief hailed the local victory of Gloria Pereyra in the elections of Villa Dolores, Córdoba province, where she obtained 39 percent of the votes. Besides, Aníbal Fernández highlighted the agreement with the "national and popular radicalism."
The General Confederation of Labor (CGT) led by steelworker Antonio Calo decided not to join next Tuesday’s stoppage, organized by some transports unions that call for modifications in the incomes tax.
President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner presented a draft of a new AR$ 100 note in homage to the Memory, Truth and Justice, which is dedicated to the Mothers and Grandmothers of Plaza de Mayo.
The vice-president of the Argentine Industrial Union UIA, José Urtubey asserted that the plans launched “are fully positive, because to boost the consumption is to take care of our domestic consumption."