Maccarone likely to replace Pou

ARGENTINA - A congress committee has recommended that Argentine president Fernando de la Rua fires Pedro Pou, president of Argentina's central bank. Banker Roque Maccarone is tipped as his replacement.

ARTICLE - An Argentine congressional committee recommended on Tuesday (Apr 24) that President Fernando de la Rua dismiss Central Bank chief Pedro Pou, accused of turning a blind eye to money laundering, government sources said.

Neither De la Rua nor the committee made any official announcement on