November 23, 2014

Hotel company Hotesur has publicly accused opposition media groups and politicians of trying to tarnish the business' reputation, following a raid on offices ordered by judge Claudio Bonadio.

Justice Secretary Julián Álvarez has joined the group of government officials who have questioned recent judicial raids at the Hotesur company partly owned by President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner. Álvarez accused federal judge Claudio Bonadío –who ordered the raids- of “extortion” and a “clear institutional coup-mongering.”

The Central Bank governor Alejandro Vanoli said the government will not give in to pressure from financial markets and the export sector. But he added that it does not mean that “the exchange rate will remain fixed.”

By Joshua Partlow

US President Barack Obama has shrugged off criticism of his executive action on immigration with a challenge to House of Representatives Republicans: if you don't like it, do something.

The area around Buffalo, New York braced for potential flooding as warming temperatures began to melt up to two metres of snow that fell in a record snow storm last week in which 13 people died.

The Spanish newspaper El Mundo has published an interview with the alleged Bolivian soldier who killed revolutionary Ernesto “Che” Guevara near the jungle village of Higueras, in the south-east of Bolivia in 1967.

Federer seals first Davis Cup title for Switzerland


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Radical ways

Martín Gambarotta - News Editor

Radical ways

Carrió confronts the Peronist hydra

James Neilson / As I See it

Carrió confronts the Peronist hydra

Luis Juez, senator (UNEN coalition)

‘The Radicals are being hypocrites’

By Tomás Brockenshire

Senator Luis Juez is known for his turns of phrase, a thick Córdoba accent and his often colourful language, competing with none other than Elisa Carrió for the role of headline-generator in the opposition. And as such it was appropriate that only hours after Carrió had announced her decision to withdraw from the UNEN coalition, the Herald caught up with Juez to discuss what would happen next.

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