1) Who is currently in power in the province of Mendoza and in the federal government of Argentina, and what party do they belong to?2) Is the attached certificate of the Provincial branch of the Union Civica Radical party authentic? [ARG3121]

1) Various reports indicate the President of Argentina is Carlos Menem, of the Partido Justicialista (Justicialist Party), often referred to as the Peronist party.

According to the Embassy of Argentina in Washington, D.C., the governor of the Province of Mendoza is Dr. José María Bordón, of the Justicialista party.

2) The IRBDC has no means to determine the authenticity of the attached document.