Tag Archives: Alberto Fernandez

Argentine VP Narrowly Escapes Assassination Attempt

The Associated Press reports: A man tried to kill Argentina’s politically powerful Vice President Cristina Fernández outside her home, but the handgun misfired, the country’s president said. The man was quickly overpowered by her security officers in the incident Thursday night, officials said. President Alberto Fernández, who is not related to the vice president, a former president herself, said the …

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Argentine President: Brazilians “Emerged From The Jungle” But We Arrived On Boats From Europe [VIDEO]

The New York Times reports: During a recent visit to Argentina by the prime minister of Spain, President Alberto Fernández tried to connect with his guest by paying homage to Argentina’s European immigrant heritage. Instead, with a statement that was widely seen as xenophobic and offensive, Mr. Fernández managed to cause offense at home and across Latin America — including …

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