The federal government said yesterday the country’s poverty rate stands at 14.9 percent, a figure that differs from the 4.7 percent rate last reported by INDEC statistics bureau in October 2013 and from opposition consultants that say poverty is above 25 percent.
San Isidro Federal Judge Sandra Arroyo Salgado revealed she had been under surveillance after the mysterious death of her former husband, former AMIA special prosecutor Alberto Nisman, while she renewed criticism of Viviana Fein, the prosecutor in charge of investigating Nisman’s death. Sources close to Fein yesterday estimated her words were part of a strategy to take the case to a federal court.
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With only two days to go, the UTA transport union ratified yesterday the upcoming Tuesday strike to ask for changes on the income tax and said there will be no buses all day long. At the same time, Buenos Aires province Cabinet chief Alberto Pérez asked union leaders to “think over” the strike and call it off.
The chief of staff of the Daniel Scioli administration has said the Buenos Aires province government “supports everything that minister Axel Kicillof is doing now” as well as “everything that is being done in Argentina over the past years.”
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