Argentine President Mauricio Macri says that he has “nothing to hide”, after the so-called Panama Papers revealed his offshore financial interests, as hundreds protest outside the presidential palace.
Argentine President Macri says he has ‘nothing to hide’
Argentine president denies ‘malicious omission’ after Panama leak Buenos Aires (Argentina) – 07 April 2016 19:02 – AFP Argentine President Mauricio Macri said Thursday he made no “malicious omission” from his mandatory asset declarations as a public official, after the so-called Panama Papers revealed his offshore financial interests. “I did not receive any payment for acting as a director (of offshore companies). Tomorrow I will present myself before the court with all information necessary for the judge to verify that what I have done is correct,” he said in a televised address. The conservative president’s new denial of wrongdoing came after a federal prosecutor opened an investigation of his finances. dm/jhb/pst