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Argentina: Calls for Probe of President Macri After Panama Papers

HeadlineApr 08, 2016

This comes as an Argentine prosecutor is calling for an investigation into President Mauricio Macri’s finances, following Panama Paper revelations that Macri’s family is connected to two offshore shell companies. Argentine Congressmember Norman Darío Martínez spoke Thursday.

Norman Darío Martínez: “We understand that not only does he have to give an explanation for the Panama Papers case, for the two companies to which he is tied—one in the Bahamas and the other in Panama—but he should also hold an open news conference with questions from all the journalists, and he should explain this to the Argentine people, given the gravity of this topic. Regarding the court, whatever he has to show, he should have to explain it there.”

President Macri is claiming the companies belong to his father, and says he has not received income from them.

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