Argentina’s Vice President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner speaks during an event with the Union of Metallurgical Workers in Buenos Aires, Argentina November 4, 2022. REUTERS/Matias Baglietto  

The Guardian: Argentina’s Cristina Fernández sentenced to six years in $1bn fraud case  

Vice-president and former president also given lifelong ban on holding public office after being found guilty  

Argentina’s vice-president and former president, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, has been sentenced to six years in prison and given a lifelong ban on holding public office after being found guilty in a $1bn fraud case related to public works. 

Fernández de Kirchner – who was president of Argentina for two terms between 2007 and 2015 – was found guilty of fraud on Tuesday, though she is unlikely to serve any prison time soon as she has immunity due to her government roles and is expected to launch a lengthy appeals process that could take years.  

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WNU Editor: She is not going to jail. She has immunity because of her role in the government and I would not be surprised if she launches a lengthy appeals process that could take years. 

Argentina’s Vice-President And Former President, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, Has Been Sentenced To Six Years In $1bn Fraud Case  

Cristina Fernández: Argentina vice-president found guilty of corruption — BBC
 

Argentine court sentences VP Fernandez de Kirchner to 6 years in prison in graft case — Reuters
 

Argentina’s VP Fernández guilty in $1B fraud, gets 6 years — AP
 

Argentine court sentences VP Cristina Kirchner to six years in prison for graft — France 24
 

Argentina’s vice president found guilty of fraud — DW
 

Argentina’s vice president convicted in $1 billion fraud trial — Axios