May 22, 2022 5:01 am

What you need to know: The US asks for an economic plan for the country, criticism for the meeting of Wado de Pedro with Milagro Sala, Nicolás Kreplak’s Chicana for vaccines, Ingrid Betancourt is running for the presidency of Colombia, Lionel Messi have your hamburger

  • The Government went to seek support from the IMF and the United States asked for an economic plan: The Joe Biden administration once again demanded that Alberto Fernández present “a solid economic policy framework” to reach a new agreement with the Fund, a position that the United States had already made public before, and that it now reiterated with just two months remaining to close a new program and avoid a default with the agency.
  • Strong criticism of the Government for coming out in defense of Milagro Sala: The Minister of the Interior, Wado de Pedro, met with the Kirchnerist leader, who is serving house arrest, has a dozen open cases for different crimes and a firm conviction. From the opposition they considered as a “shame” and “unacceptable” the official’s visit to the leader of the Tupac Amaru.
  • The Buenos Aires Minister of Health chicaned the City: Nicolás Kreplak said that the province applied about 20% of the doses against the coronavirus that the people of Buenos Aires received, adding that the percentage is higher if the reinforcement of the vaccine is taken into account. The minister omitted to mention that there were more than 600,000 doses from Buenos Aires that were applied to people from Buenos Aires.
  • Ingrid Betancourt, for the presidency of Colombia: He launched his candidacy for the May elections. The candidacy of the leader, who was in that race when she was kidnapped by the FARC in 2002, changes the political map of her country.
  • Leo Messi will have his own dish in an international food chain: Hard Rock Café launches the Messi hamburger starting March 1, which has 10 ingredients and the support of the captain of the National Team. The chain closed an agreement with Leo to promote its restaurants for five years, and he became the first sports sponsor in the history of the brand.

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