THE PRESIDENT AND POPE FRANCISCO ENCOUNTER
President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner stood out that "when the Pope speaks, he makes it through the Pope," when denying supposed versions about the Holy Father's concern about the situation in Argentina.
THE PRESIDENT AND POPE FRANCISCO
President Cristina Fernández said today that her luncheon with Pope Francisco at the Pontiff´s Santa Marta residence was “full of friendliness and spontaneity.”
The New York Second Circuit Court of Appeals turned down a presentation made by Argentina and the Citibank against a decision by Jude Thomas Griesa, invoking “lack of jurisdiction.”
THE PRESIDENT IN ROME
President Cristina arrives in Rome, where on Saturday she is scheduled to have lunch with Pope Francisco, at the Pontiff`s Vatican Santa Marta residence.
Argentina’s Ambassador to the Vatican Cafiero
Juan Pablo Cafiero, the Argentine Ambassador to the Vatican said that the Holy See “has no doubts on the fortitude of Argentina´s democratic life.”
Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich
Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich held that American Airlines´ decision to restrict advance sales of commercial flight tickets to Argentina for a 90 day period, “is a coordinated action that seeks an erosion of the credibility in Argentina.
The confidence in Argentina cannot be measured by the quotation of the so-called blue dollar, but by the prospects of growth, reflected in the purchase of financial assets, said Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich during his daily press conference.
ANDRES LARROQUE ABOUT THE POPE AND CRISTINA'S MEETING
Deputy Andrés Larroque arrived in Rome like part of the official delegation that accompanies the President, and asserted that the expectations of the meeting are around the possibility of “to achieve common approaches and positions” on the operation of the vulture funds.
THE PRESIDENT ON TWITTER
Through her Twitter account and before departing to Rome, President Cristina Fernández was critical of American Airlines´decision to limit to 90 days the future purchase of its tickets to New York and Miami.
Interest-free credit in 12 monthly installments
Manufacturers of electrical appliances reported an increase between 20 and 30 percent in the sale of their products, following the enactment of the “Ahora 12” (Now 12) plan, of payment in 12 interest-free monthly installments.