Skip to comments.Judges orders trial for Argentina ex-president (Cristina Kirchner - charged w/fiscal mismanagement)
Posted on 03/23/2017 10:19:46 AM PDT by NormsRevenge
Buenos Aires (AFP) - A judge on Thursday ordered Argentina's former president Cristina Kirchner to stand trial on charges of financial mismanagement.
It is the first of several cases against the combative 64-year-old leftist leader to go to trial.
A string of cases targeting Kirchner and her rival, current President Mauricio Macri, are clouding Argentine politics ahead of mid-term elections later this year.
Kirchner is accused of ordering the central bank to sell dollar futures at artificially low prices, causing Argentina to lose hundreds of millions. She denies wrongdoing.
Kirchner's defenders say she should not be prosecuted for a mishandled economic policy. But the accusation cited in the court ruling alleges that her and two other defendants' actions amounted to "fraudulent administration" of state funds.
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Go get her, Prosecutors, but make sure not to fly on any small planes and look both ways at every intersection before proceeding.. and Good Luck!!
....And the money kept rolling out....
rolling out in suitcases.. ;-)
Cash-stuffed suitcase makes The New York Times headlines
The New York Times published Tuesday a long, critical article about the cash-stuffed suitcase which has the potential to split Venezuela and Argentina warm ties and left President Nestor Kirchner and his wife scrambling to contain any potential damage to her bid to succeed him as president.
Lefty site don't need no stinking editors.
Can we send ALL of our ex-Presidents there for trial?
Evita she ain’t.
As if any judge in the USA would ever put Obama on trial.
it’s a sad day when Argentina has better rule of law than the USofA.
a student from Argentina was telling me a few yrs ago that this woman was trying to lower the voting age to 16...sounds like the Demon party all over...
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