Argentine Republic [a Handbook]

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1894 - Argentina - 455 pages
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Page 166 - It is also incumbent upon the Senate to authorize the President of the Nation to declare a state of siege at one or more points in the national territory, in case of foreign aggression.
Page 28 - The United States is bounded on the north by the Dominion of Canada, on the east by the Atlantic Ocean, on the south by the Gulf of Mexico and the Republic of Mexico, and on the west by the Pacific Ocean; the Declaration of Independence was signed in 1776.
Page 166 - Governor, and all other executive and judicial officers, shall be liable to impeachment ; but judgments in such cases shall not extend further than to removal from office and disqualification to hold any office of honor, trust, or profit under this State. The party convicted shall, nevertheless, be liable and subject to indictment, trial, and punishment according to law.
Page 156 - ... domestic peace, providing for the common defense, promoting the general welfare, and securing the blessings of liberty...
Page 178 - Both the Justices of the Supreme Court and the judges of the inferior tribunals shall hold their offices during good behavior, and shall receive for their services such compensation as may be fixed by law, which shall never be diminished in any way or manner, during their holding the office.
Page 163 - The Chamber of Deputies shall be composed of representatives elected directly by the people of the Provinces and of the Capital, which for this purpose are considered electoral districts of a single State, on a simple majority of votes.
Page 172 - Art. 76. To be elected President or Vice-President of the nation, it. is necessary to have been born in the Argentine territory, or, if born in a foreign country, to be the son of a native citizen...
Page 180 - ... lands, the introduction and establishment of new industries, the importation of foreign capital, and the exploration of the interior rivers, by protective laws and by temporary concessions of privileges and the offering of awards.
Page 141 - Hay .. . .. $47,600,000, gold, and the exports, $70,200,000, gold. This shows an increase, as compared with 1892, of 25 per cent in imports and 6 per cent in exports. The Buenos Aires Standard, however, asserts that the official valuations are to high and that the real figures would be, imports, $39,600,000, and exports, $46,800,000. The import trade shows an increase in every item except sugars. As regards exports there is a great fall in wool and an equally remarkable increase in grain. The decrease...
Page 9 - He exercises the patronato in the presentations of bishops, concedes the passage or retains all rescripts and bulls from the Holy See, appoints and removes his ministers, and, with the advice and consent of the Senate, appoints the judges of the Supreme Court and those of inferior courts, diplomatic ministers, governors of territories, and officers of the army and navy above the rank of colonel. All other officers and officials, the President appoints and promotes without the consent of the Senate.

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