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Stories for July 3rd 2022

  • Sunday, July 3rd 2022 - 14:26 UTC

    Argentine Economy Minister resigns, President's fate at stake

    Guzmán's resignation fueled inflation and left President Fernández on the brink of an early departure

    Martín Guzmán has turned in his resignation Saturday as Economy Minister of Argentina, dealing with what many regards as a coup de grace to the administration of President Alberto Fernández, amid rampant inflation and growing popular discontent following additional restrictive measures regarding imports and the purchase of hard currency (namely US dollars) for transactions abroad, where the local peso carries no weight.