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Cuba rejects judicial and media harassment of Argentine Vice President Cristina Fernández

cristina_diaz_canelThe First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party and President of the Republic, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, Bruno Rodríguez, repudiated, via Twitter, the judicial and media harassment to which Argentine Vice President Cristina is subjected. Fernandez.

The Cuban president expressed that “under ruthless media harassment, she is once again facing a politically motivated judicial process. Receive from Cuba all our solidarity, dear Cristina. You will overcome the challenge as you have overcome others before. With truth and reason.”

After an appeal filed by former President Mauricio Macri (2015-2019), the Federal Oral Court 2 initiated a trial against Fernández for alleged violations in the award of 51 public works in the province of Santa Cruz between 2003 and 2015.

On multiple occasions, the also head of the Senate denounced being the victim of an unprecedented stalking and recalled that the court of that territory dismissed the case for non-existence of crime.

The day before, during the ninth and last accusatory hearing of what is known as the Road Cause, prosecutor Diego Luciani requested a 12-year prison sentence for the former head of state and her perpetual disqualification from holding public office.

The former president denounced the lack of evidence and the violations committed in the process, for which she requested to expand her investigative statement, but the Federal Oral Court 2 rejected her request.

(With information from Prensa Latina)

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