The Americas: Argentina: General Strike Is Challenge to President
Farmers, bankers and train operators joined a powerful truck drivers’ union on Tuesday in the first nationwide general strike since President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner came into office in 2007.
Argentine President Is Not Invited to Thatcher Funeral
After the president of Argentina, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, did not receive an invitation to the ceremonial funeral for Margaret Thatcher, Argentina called it “yet another provocation.”
Media Law Ratchets Up Battle Between Kirchner and Clarín in Argentina
A law championed by President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner will force Clarín to divest most of its lucrative cable operations starting in December.