Argentina’s Vice president guilty of corruption allegations

A court in Argentina has sentenced Vice-President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner to six years in jail for corruption in a case that has shaken the country.

Sixty nine year old Fernández, was found guilty of aggravated fraud and leading a conspiracy to award public works contracts to a friend.

Though she is unlikely to serve jail time.

Fernández has some immunity via her government roles and is expected to launch a lengthy appeals process.