April 20, 2015

A Court of Cassations prosecutor today refused to take on the criminal complaint formulated by late AMIA special prosecutor Alberto Nisman, in which he accused President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner and other government officials of covering up the identities of those responsible for the deadly bombing at the Jewish community centre.

Aerolíneas Argentinas president and City mayor candidate Mariano Recalde has called on Victory Front supporters to vote for him in the upcoming PASO primary elections, affirming that he is the only runner who can overturn PRO dominance in the capital.

Presidential hopeful Ernesto Sanz today spoke out about the possibility of expanding to all the country the opposition front the UCR shares with the PRO and the Civic Coalition after the promising results obtained in the PASO primary elections held on Sunday in the key provinces of Santa Fe and Mendoza.

Centre-right PRO party candidate Miguel Del Sel was the big winner yesterday in the PASO primaries held in Santa Fe province, the third largest electoral district of the country.

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Senator Gabriela Michetti, one of the PRO hopefuls seeking to replace Mauricio Macri at Buenos Aires City Hall, spoke to the Herald at the General San Martín Threatre located on Corrientes Avenue.

By Sebastián Lacunza & Ximena Schinca

Mauricio Macri’s Cabinet Chief Horacio Rodríguez Larreta, one of the PRO mayoral Buenos Aires City candidates, welcomed the Herald in the City government headquarters located in the neighbourhood of Barracas.

Economy minister Axel Kicillof has announced that Bonar 24 bonds will tomorrow be put up for sale, with the government aiming to raise up to 500 million dollars in funds that have been earmarked for the construction of social housing.

After ending nine cents higher last week and amid fresh controls by the Central Bank, the so called "blue" illegal dollar rate closed three cents down today at 12.68 pesos.

The European Union proposed doubling the size of its Mediterranean search and rescue operations yesterday, as the first bodies were brought ashore of as many as 900 people feared killed in the deadliest known shipwreck of migrants trying to reach Europe.

Colombia's FARC guerrillas have pledged to maintain their unilateral ceasefire despite a rebel attack last week that killed 11 government soldiers, saying peace talks with the government should not be broken.

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