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In search of more vaccines and support in the negotiation with the IMF
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In search of more vaccines and support in the negotiation with the IMF

From Washington, DCThe second day of official activity in Washington brought the president of the Chamber of Deputies, Sergio Massa, to the offices of the State Department and the US Capitol. In the first, the Argentine official had a private meeting with the undersecretary of Western Hemisphere Affairs, Julie Chung, the one in charge of the foreign policy of the North American country towards Latin America. In the second, he met with congressmen. Massa thus continued his agenda, in which Two main issues stand out: the renegotiation of the debt with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and vaccines against COVID.Although Massa does not have a meeting planned with people from the IMF on this visit, the issue flies over the various meetings he has in the US capital. That was what he spo...
United States “disappointed” with Argentina for not condemning Nicaragua
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United States “disappointed” with Argentina for not condemning Nicaragua

The United States today expressed its "disappointment" with Argentina after the abstention vote in the condemnation of Nicaragua driven by Washington in the Organization of American States (OAS). "We were disappointed that Argentina did not join the 26 member states that voted for the OAS resolution on Nicaragua," a State Department official told Infobae. "But we welcome their efforts to urge Nicaragua to release political prisoners and promote free and fair elections," added the source from the US Foreign Ministry. This Tuesday, Argentina abstained from condemning the human rights violations committed by the Sandinista dictatorship during the treatment of a draft resolution at the Organization o...
What did Massa look for in the United States?
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What did Massa look for in the United States?

From WashingtonThe president of the Chamber of Deputies, Sergio Massa, started this Sunday his tour of the eastern United States, where An intense schedule of meetings awaits you in Washington and New York with members of Congress of the North American country, businessmen and even former President Bill Clinton. As the first activity in the capital, Massa dined with Juan González, President Joe Biden's advisor on Latin American issues. On the roof of the W Hotel, located in the White House area, they held a meeting lasting more than two hours. Massa was accompanied by the Argentine ambassador in Washington, Jorge Argüello, and by Sergio Chodos, the Argentine representative to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).Massa's visit comes while Argentina aspires to a renegotiation with the IMF...
Massa to meet with Bill Clinton and officials of President Joe Biden
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Massa to meet with Bill Clinton and officials of President Joe Biden

Sergio Massa will travel to the United States this Sunday, where he will hold meetings with officials of President Joe Biden and the US Congress, with the aim of strengthening bilateral relations.In a statement, the agenda of the head of the Lower House includes meetings with the undersecretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs, Julie Chung; President Biden's special advisor, Juan González; and former President Bill Clinton, as part of a series of activities with US businessmen and legislators.Upon arriving in Washington, the agenda will begin with a dinner with González, who joined the State Department in 2004 and is Biden's henchman for Latin America.Meanwhile, on Monday, Massa will participate in a working meeting with the delegation at the Argentine embassy in ...
The ruling party will evaluate a package of improvements for the monotax
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The ruling party will evaluate a package of improvements for the monotax

President, Alberto Fernandez, asked the head of the Chamber of Deputies of the Nation, Sergio Massa, a new program of improvements for the monotax and fiscal relief.He made the request during a meeting held at the Casa Rosada, with the aim of analyzing the impact of the Tax Support and Inclusion Regime for Small Taxpayers, which was implemented by law.The order comes amid a wave of criticism for the retroactive charge to February of the monotax categorization. A large number of taxpayers were unable to bill during the past year, and so far this year they have not yet recovered.Also present at the meeting were the Minister of Economy of the Nation, Martin Guzman, and the Secretary of the Treasury, Raul Rigo. ...
Randazzo criticized the 40% increase in Congressional staff: "Did they lose their common sense or their heart?"
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Randazzo criticized the 40% increase in Congressional staff: "Did they lose their common sense or their heart?"

The former Minister of the Interior and Transport, Florencio Randazzo, strongly questioned this Friday the 40% increase for workers in the National Congress agreed by the president of the Senate, Cristina Kirchner, and the head of the Chamber of Deputies, Sergio Massa."With more than 70% of child poverty in the suburbs, businesses and SMEs that close and millions of workers who do not make ends meet and will now pay retroactively," said Randazzo, in his account of the social network Twitter.The agreement establishes that the increase will be paid in four installments to be paid in July, August, September and October and will impact the legislative staff but also the deputies and senators.The Peronist referent questioned national legislators ...
The debate in the Frente de Todos to define candidates
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The debate in the Frente de Todos to define candidates

The government's priorities at this time are very clear: speed up the rate of vaccination with the doses that are coming and continue with the reactivation of the economy. The pandemic created an unprecedented situation and in this context the project presented by the Executive to postpone the elections for a month has already been approved in Congress. However, it remains little more than a month for the closing of lists, which will be on July 24, and within the Front of All There are already meetings to plan strategies for the elections. In this sense, in the corridors of Balcarce 50 different names sound that could head the list of candidates for deputies in the Province of Buenos Aires, the key district, although the premise is unity: "There is no bid for candidates because this is ...
How tensions are resolved in the Front of All
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How tensions are resolved in the Front of All

The Aerolineas Argentinas charter flight that transferred Alberto Fernandez Y Martin Guzman bound for Europe, to advance in the renegotiation of the debt, he left behind a week marked by the worst internal conflict that the Frente de Todos had since the beginning of the administration. The round Guzmán-Basualdo exposed the tensions that exist within the coalition on specific issues such as the unfreezing of tariffs, the implementation of a new IFE or the destination of the funds that will arrive from the IMF. It also sparked debates about how government decisions are defined and processed. Since The field they emphasize that it is a debt of space not to have generated an internal table that synthesizes positions as a whole. On Pink House They respond that they are open to listening to p...
Government and opposition agreed to postpone the PASO and the legislative ones for a month
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Government and opposition agreed to postpone the PASO and the legislative ones for a month

The Government and the opposition reached an agreement to enact a law that modifies the electoral calendar for the one time. In this framework, the political forces with parliamentary representation agreed that the Open, Simultaneous and Mandatory Primaries (STEP) will be held on September 12 and that the general elections will be called for November 14.After the meeting, which took place this afternoon in the Hall of Shields of Casa Rosada, the Minister of the Interior, Eduardo “Wado” de Pedro highlighted: “we were able to agree with the different blocks to carry out this year's elections, prioritizing health and people's lives, in the context of the pandemic that we are experiencing ”.For his part, the head of the Chamber of Deputies, Sergio Massa pondered that "the rules of the game in...
The Front of All meets with the opposition to advance with the postponement of the PASO
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The Front of All meets with the opposition to advance with the postponement of the PASO

The Frente de Todos called the opposition blocs of the National Congress to a meeting for today at 5:00 p.m., in order to advance with the conversations to specify the postponement of the open, simultaneous and mandatory primaries (PASO) and of the generals this year.As reported by the Casa Rosada, the meeting will be coordinated by the Minister of the Interior, Eduardo "Wado" by Pedro -whose portfolio has jurisdiction over electoral logistics- and by the president of the Chamber of Deputies, Sergio Massa.The intention of the ruling party is "to advance an agreement to postpone the PASO and the general elections, in the framework of the pandemic."The meeting will take place in the Hall of Shields of the Ministry of the Interior, and will hav...