Investigation into Mauricio Macri and Panama Papers Delayed

Information requests forming part of an investigation into Argentine President Mauricio Macri’s financial activities revealed in the Panama Papers leak may be delayed, according to reports from the Buenos Aires Herald on Tuesday.

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Information requests were issued by Judge Sebastian Casanello to both Panama and Uruguay regarding information on Macri’s offshore companies. The Foreign Ministry of Argentina said that the information requests could take longer than expected because the description of the events were not clear enough to continue the investigation process.

“The Central Authority highlights that the clarity of the precise description … of the attributed events does not emerge clearly from the reading of the request and that determines the possibility for the requested authorities … to demand clarifications,” said the office of Argentine Foreign Minister Susana Malcorra.

Macri is being investigated for “maliciously” omitting his

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