Of white collar criminals and pissing off Peronists: the Macri card
03-06-2022 10:50 Once again we are witnessing the presidential campaign strategies in full swing.
03-06-2022 10:50 Once again we are witnessing the presidential campaign strategies in full swing.
17-05-2022 20:45 Alberto Fernández on Tuesday attended a conciliatory court hearing with PRO chair Patricia Bullrich; President is suing former security minister for her allegations government officials asked for bribe when buying Covid-19 vaccine purchases.
04-05-2022 16:36 Acquittal covers denunciations of the “cartelisation of public works” branch of ‘Cuadernos’ graft case; Vice-president remains on trial for core part of this case, as well as others stemming from the suspected payment of bribes during her government.
11-04-2022 11:27 Ecuador's former vice president Jorge Glas and Peru's ex-president Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, both involved with the Brazilian Odebrecht corruption scandal, have been freed
08-04-2022 15:33 Former Entre Ríos Province governor sentenced to eight years in prison after being found guilty of five crimes, including embezzlement , malfeasance and business dealings incompatible with holding public office.
07-04-2022 17:27 Federal Prosecutor Federico Delgado says Brazilian courts have "stonewalled" every attempt to obtain information concerning the local chapter of the so-called 'Operação Lava Jato' corruption scandal.
16-02-2022 22:04 Vice-President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s objections rejected in the 'Cuadernos' (“notebooks”) corruption investigation; Case will now proceed to trial.
15-02-2022 16:18 President Alberto Fernández testifies as witness in case probing alleged corruption involving Vice-President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner; Peronist leader rejects claims he was told to favour allied businessman Lázaro Báez in public works projects during Kirchnerite era.
26-01-2022 17:29 VIP vaccine scandal and the stabs at judicial reform among the causes cited for Argentina’s drop in the annual Transparency International (TI) index, which declares fight against graft has “stagnated” over past decade.
25-01-2022 18:18 Argentina's Vice-President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner due to attend president-elect Xiomara's Castro's swearing-in ceremony in two days.
03-12-2021 23:12 Vice-President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner makes a blazing return to centre stage after a long pre-electoral and post-electoral silence.
03-12-2021 22:16 The blatant politicisation of the Judiciary does nothing to make Argentina look like a good place in which to do business.
27-11-2021 00:31 Vice-President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner and her two children, Florencia and Máximo, have been cleared in the 'Hotesur-Los Sauces' case investigating alleged money-laundering.
18-11-2021 14:23 Sergio Moro says voters need more options to choose from; Former justice minister seeks to lure Bolsonaro backers as ‘third-way’ candidate.
09-11-2021 09:00 Former Public Works secretary, who has been in jail since he was famously discovered throwing bags containing some US$9 million over a convent wall in Greater Buenos Aires, released on a reduced bail to 14.5 million pesos, covered thanks to the properties and cars of three of his friends.
15-10-2021 12:32 Courts in Salta Province order police raids on 18 properties linked to Salvador Mazza Mayor Rubén Méndez, confiscating more than US$850,000 in cash, weapons and imported luxury cars.
22-09-2021 14:19 Vice-President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner declares total wealth of 16,463,095 pesos; Máximo Kirchner reports 400 million pesos.
03-09-2021 03:13 Norberto Oyarbide was one of the most controversial judges in Argentina’s history. He died last Wednesday at the age of 70, after spending two months in hospital with double pneumonia produced by coronavirus.
02-08-2021 14:55 Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says predecessors could still face prosecution despite low turnout in a referendum on whether to investigate them for alleged corruption.
23-07-2021 15:33 Argentina’s former vice-president, jailed for crimes related to the irregular acquisition of a major money-printing firm, granted parole after serving two-thirds of his 70-month prison sentence.
03-07-2021 21:44 Thousands of Brazilians took to the streets to protest President Jair Bolsonaro, who faces an investigation over an allegedly corrupt Covid vaccine deal.
30-06-2021 14:35 Senior Health Ministry official resigns after newspaper publishes fresh allegations of corruption in Brazil's vaccine programme.
28-06-2021 19:11 Bolsonaro is accused of having failed to have a top ally investigated for suspicions of massive corruption in the purchase of Covid-19 vaccines.
25-06-2021 20:33 A magistrate on Brazil's Supreme Court on Thursday annulled two more cases against former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. The latest ruling invalidates all previous evidence against him, meaning the trial process will have to start again from scratch.
15-06-2021 16:17 London's Metropolitan Police engaged in " institutional corruption" by denying and even concealing failings in handling of unsolved murder of private investigator Daniel Morgan 34 years ago, says independent panel.
02-06-2021 15:59 Brazilian police carried out raids in the Amazonas state Wednesday, targeting top officials suspected of embezzling pandemic emergency funds.
28-05-2021 16:39 Swiss Bank admits to participating in money-laundering of some US$36 million in bribes in the "FIFAgate" scandal, US officials announced on Thursday. One of the bank's employees has admitted to transferring millions of dollars to late AFA chief Julio Grondona.
29-04-2021 23:40 Argentine farmers struggling to ship their crops through increasingly shallow rivers may soon face a new obstacle: one of the world’s key soy waterways needs to be dredged, and there’s no firm plan for who will do it.
29-04-2021 12:00 Pope Francis on Thursday announced new anti-corruption rules for top officials as part of his drive to clean up the Vatican following a series of scandals.
17-04-2021 09:21 The pick of the stories that caught our eye over the last seven days in Argentina.
17-04-2021 08:59 Dollar futures case dismissed against former president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, who led nation between 2007 and 2015. But Argentina’s current vice-president – who denies all the charges filed against her and claims she is a victim of “judicial and political persecution” – still faces a number of other allegations in the courts.
17-04-2021 08:53 Former government official, who was found with millions of dollars and weapons in a bag outside a convent, seeks release after almost five years behind bars without a firm sentence.
15-04-2021 23:16 Supreme Court upholds ruling annulling Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva's corruption convictions, clearing the way for him to run for a new presidential term next year.
27-03-2021 07:57 Obsessed as they are by the world of almost half a century ago, Cristina and her admirers have little interest in the country they are now governing.
23-03-2021 19:14 Brazil's Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that judge Sergio Moro was "biased" in convicting ex-president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva of corruption in 2017, a new victory for the left-wing leader as he eyes a political comeback.
22-03-2021 14:37 Israeli voters readied for a fourth election in under two years Tuesday, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ahead in the polls but uncertain of clinching a governing majority.
20-03-2021 08:34 A selection of some of the headlines that caught our eye over the last seven days in Argenina
20-03-2021 08:14 The president has sided with Cristina Fernández de Kirchner in her battle against the judicial branch. But will he sacrifice Guzmán if members of his coalition frown at any belt-tightening to meet those targets?
20-03-2021 08:07 With polls showing voters have economic crisis fresh in their mind, Peronist leaders give the order to attack former president during campaigning. Criminal complaint against former president over IMF debt deal is first step.
20-03-2021 07:48 Political power is now in the hands of individuals who are far more interested in the future of Cristina Fernández de Kirchner and her offspring than in the fate of the rest of the population.
20-03-2021 07:35 Taking a page from Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s playbook, Mauricio Macri has used a book launch to reset his political career in the midst of an electoral campaign.
20-03-2021 06:54 Leading Radical and Senate Minority Leader Luis Naidenoff on Formosa Province, Governor Gildo Insfrán and the Juntos por el Cambio coalition.
13-03-2021 08:45 Ruling overturns ex-president's corruption convictions and shakes up 2022 presidential race.
13-03-2021 08:09 It's clear words no longer suffice and that Kirchnerites want to see results on the judicial front.
13-03-2021 06:01 Buenos Aires City Deputy Mayor Diego Santilli on the future of the Juntos por el Cambio coalition, Horacio Rodríguez Larreta’s “hands-on” leadership and security in the nation’s capital.
06-03-2021 09:29 The president’s speech was not all about Covid. Fernández drove home the message – with the five members of the Supreme Court looking on remotely – that he is not satisfied with the performance of the judicial branch.
06-03-2021 08:40 Former Brazil president – the country’s first to be re-elected for a subsequent term – discusses Jair Bolsonaro, inequality, poverty and what it means a social democrat in the 21st century.
06-03-2021 08:28 Is Alberto his own man or just a dutiful servant who is willing to go to any extreme to ingratiate himself with an employer who has plenty of good reasons to despise him?
06-03-2021 08:11 It is troubling to see how both President Alberto Fernández and certain leaders in the opposition have given up their “post-grieta” posture all too quickly, proving their political and ideological fragility.
04-03-2021 16:47 Vice-President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner let rip at Argentina's Judiciary on Thursday, accusing the courts of engaging in "persecution" against her as she gave testimony in graft case.