Since the formula Fernandez-Fernandez came to power the winds in Comodoro Py changed. Through her lawyers, the vice president, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, He has been making different proposals whose central axis, for the most part, is lawfare. This is her main defense strategy in the cases where she is accused / prosecuted and on the eve of an oral trial, thus accusing a persecution by the government of Mauricio Macri from December 2015 until he left power in 2019.
CFK has not had a bad performance in legal matters.
On the one hand, and taking into account that in two cases where she asked to be heard in a public oral hearing, she managed to be dismissed, it is evidenced that she has not had a bad performance in legal matters.
First, future dollar. In that hearing held on March 4 of this year before room 1 of the Federal Chamber of Cassation, he stated: “Cristina Fernández de Kirchner she was accused that with the future dollar contracts she benefited her friends. And the reality is that no friend of mine or any official of my government had a future dollar. Those who had it were the friends of Macri and when they came to the government, they paid the interest rate that they were going to pay on their contracts, knowing that they were going to devalue ”. And he went further, “they had come to that, to devalue. Nothing mattered to them. They said that the price of the economy was moving at the price of the blue dollar. Minga! The price of the dollar was $ 9.74 and the prices of the economy were with the dollar at $ 9.74. You, the Judiciary, contributed to this government winning the elections and doing what you did ”.
The Supreme Court said that there had been no prejudice to the State in the future dollar case
On April 13, the judges Daniel Petrone, Diego Barroetaveña and Ana Maria Figueroa, understood that the investigation should be closed after the expertise of the Supreme Court, which established that there had been no harm to the State. They also assured that economic policy issues are not prosecutable. This was appealed by the prosecutor Raúl Pleé, who understood that a trial should take place.
Then came the cause Memorandum with Iran. A date had to be set but the defenses made nullity proposals based on the visit of two judges of Cassation to the former President Macri during the period that they reopened the file, which had been closed due to the absence of a crime. The Federal Oral Court 8 granted the request to make the proposals in an oral and public hearing. There, a few hours after the winter judicial fair began, the vice president said: “We are accused of being cover-ups for the most terrible terrorist attack that our country suffered. This accusation is judicial, institutional and political nonsense ”. In this regard, last Thursday afternoon, shortly after the start of the holiday, the judges José Michilini, Daniel Obligado and Gabriela López Iñiguez decided to dismiss all the defendants when they understood that there was no crime and that making a trial would be a jurisdictional waste. In effect, the complaints and the prosecutor Marcelo Colombo announced that they will appeal the resolution.
The other processes that weigh on Cristina Fernández de Kirchner
Cause Road: Known as the direction of public works in favor of Austral construcciones, Lázaro Báez’s company. In full oral debate before the Federal Court 2. There the vice president declared in an investigation and among some manifestations she outlined: “This court, that of the lawfare, surely it has the written sentence. I’m not interested, history absolved me, history will absolve me. And you, surely, history is going to condemn ”. When asked by the judges if he would answer questions, in an angry tone he said “questions? Questions are what you have to answer ”. Today the process is in the testimonial stage.
Money route K: In this case where the businessman Lázaro Báez and his 4 children are sentenced along with others accused of money laundering, the vice president has no merit. A few days ago the Federal Chamber ordered Judge Casanello to define the procedural situation and close the file. This is defining whether to override or process it. Everything is inclined to the fact that in the absence of evidence the magistrate is inclined by the first option.
Hotesur and Los Sauces: Elevated to oral trial before the Federal Court 5. He shares an accusation with his children and the businessmen Cristóbal López and Lázaro Báez, for alleged laundering. It is in the expert stage before defining the starting date for the debate.
Notebooks and related including cartelization of public works, road corridors, subsidies for trains and buses: She was brought to trial before the Federal Court 7 as head of an illicit association. Still no start date. There are claims in the Court that seek to declare the testimonies of the repentant null.
Use of airplanes to move furniture to the south: The Chamber of Cassation will review the prosecution handed down against the vice president for embezzlement for the use of official planes for the transfer of furniture to Calafate and Río Gallegos. Last week the judges by majority accepted a statement from their defense that questions the decision of the late judge Claudio Bonadio as arbitrary and partial.
Historical documents: The federal judge Marcelo Martinez De Giorgi issued the dismissal of Cristina Fernández in the case for the possession of historical documents. A letter from San Martín to O’Higgins and the medical record of Hipólito Yrigoyen. The prosecutor Alejandra Mángano promoted the closure because she understood that it was not clear that there had been a crime but that, if it had existed, it could no longer be judged by the passage of time. The file was in the hands of Bonadio But when the Chamber changed the crime for which the vice president was accused, he returned to instruction where Mangano made some new measurements.
Clearly, the paths of these cases lead to the Supreme Court. Finally, it will be the Highest Court of the country which will end up defining the processes due to the number of proposals from both parties.
It will be necessary to see if the ministers agree when it comes to solving the questions, taking into account that from November 1 there will be one less member when the judge Elena Highton de Nolasco leave his position and it is not envisaged that this vacancy can be filled quickly.