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Argentina urges U.S. court to not lift stay in bondholder case

By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) - Argentina urged a U.S. appeals court on Friday not to lift a hold on an order requiring it to pay $1.33 billion to bondholders who are suing for repayment following the country's historic default in 2002. In a late-night filing, the South American country asked the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York to leave a stay in place pending a U.S. Supreme Court review of a court ruling in favor of holdout bondholders.

Argentine president making 'strong recovery' after surgery

Argentine President Cristina Kirchner, who had surgery two weeks ago to remove a blood clot on her brain, is making a strong recovery, a senior government official said Wednesday. Vice President Amado Boudou did not specify when the 60-year-old head of state would resume her duties. But "she is still making a strong recovery and that is very positive," he told reporters. Kirchner underwent surgery in a Buenos Aires hospital on October 8 after being diagnosed with a "chronic subdural hematoma" sustained during a fall in August.

Argentine president released from hospital

Buenos Aires, Oct 13 (EFE).- Argentine President Cristina Fernandez was released on Sunday from the Fundacion Favolora Hospital in Buenos Aires, where she underwent surgery last week for a cerebrovascular injury, officials said. The president returned to the official Olivos residence and will continue recuperating under "strict clinical-cardiological, neurosurgical and neurological monitoring" by the doctors treating her, doctors said.

Argentine president ordered released from hospital

Argentina's President Cristina Kirchner was ordered discharged from a Buenos Aires hospital Sunday, five days after undergoing surgery to remove a blood clot on her brain. A medical report said Kirchner, 60, was instructed to observe "strict rest for 30 days" and told to avoid air travel until further notice. "Due to the favorable post-operative evolution of the president, it has been decided to discharge her today," the report said. Presidential spokesman Alfredo Scoccimarro told reporters Kirchner would be leaving the hospital "in a few minutes."

Argentine president remains "in good spirits" and "in full recovery"

Buenos Aires, Oct 12 (EFE).- Argentine President Cristina Fernandez remains "in good spirits" and "in full recovery" from the operation she underwent four days ago, presidential spokesman Alfredo Scoccimarro said Saturday. As has been usual since Fernandez underwent surgery Tuesday for a cerebrovascular injury, Scoccimarro had a brief meeting with the media at the doors of the Fundacion Favolora Hospital in Buenos Aires. The presidential spokesman said Saturday that the head of state "ate a cherry compote" and that she is even "leafing through some books."

Argentine president recovering favorably from surgery

Argentine President Cristina Kirchner was recovering "without complications" Wednesday after surgery that successfully removed a blood clot on her brain, her doctors said. "Her spirits are very good," according to the medical report. Kirchner, 60, underwent surgery on Tuesday after being diagnosed over the weekend with a "chronic subdural hematoma" resulting from a blow to the head sustained in mid-August. "On the first post-operative day, Kirchner is evolving favorably without complications," the report said.

Argentina's Fernandez recovering well from surgery

Buenos Aires, Oct 9 (EFE).- President Cristina Fernandez is continuing to recover at a Buenos Aires hospital after surgery to drain a hematoma in her skull that Argentine officials said went "perfectly." "We're very happy with the result" of the operation and doctors said that "without a doubt the recovery will be very good," Cabinet chief Juan Abal Medina told Argentine radio. "We estimate that she will remain for several days at the Fundacion Favaloro (university hospital). She is in good spirits and doing very well," he added.

Argentine president recovering favorably from surgery

Argentine President Cristina Kirchner was recovering "without complications" Wednesday from surgery that successfully removed a blood clot on her brain, her doctors said. "Her spirits are very good," according to the medical report. Kirchner, 60, underwent surgery on Monday after being diagnosed over the weekend with a "chronic subdural hematoma" resulting from a blow to the head sustained in a fall in mid-August. "On the first post-operative day, Kirchner is evolving favorably without complications," the report said.

Kirchner blood clot surgery a success

Argentine President Cristina Kirchner was recovering in hospital on Tuesday after successful surgery to remove a blood clot on her brain, officials said. Kirchner was said to be in "good spirits" following the operation, which came just three weeks before crucial mid-term legislative elections. A government spokesman said the surgery was successful and a report described her as "evolving favorably" in an intensive care unit at a private hospital in Buenos Aires. The surgery was performed "without complications," the government report said.

Argentine president undergoes surgery to remove blood clot

Argentine President Cristina Kirchner underwent surgery Tuesday to remove a blood clot on the surface of her brain less than three weeks before crucial mid-term legislative elections. A government spokesman said the surgery was successful and a medical report described her as "evolving favorably" in an intensive care unit at a private hospital in Buenos Aires. The surgery was performed "without complications," the report said.
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