Argentina's next president will be chosen in a runoff election on Nov. 19, according to preliminary results released Sunday minutes before 10 p.m. local time in Buenos Aires (GMT -3).
Argentine Vice President and former two-time President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (CFK) insisted Sunday when voting in the Patagonian province of Santa Cruz that the current administration of Alberto Fernández, which ends on December 10, was not “her” government because “I do not decide policies,” as her differences with the incumbent head of state are also well known.
Libertarian Congressman Javier Milei said Sunday after finishing second in Argentina's presidential election that he was willing to reshuffle and deal again to defeat Kirchnerism, which is represented by Economy Minister Sergio Massa, who was Sunday's winner but failed to avoid a runoff.
Argentine President Alberto Fernández congratulated Economy Minister Sergio Massa on Sunday's general election results, which saw him advance to a runoff against Libertarian Congressman Javier Milei. Fernández also praised Buenos Aires Governor Axel Kicillof for his re-election.
Argentine Economy Minister Sergio Massa said after winning Sunday's presidential election that the rift is over and that a new stage begins on Dec. 10, for which he must defeat Liberal Congressman Javier Milei in the Nov. 19 runoff.
Agriculture officials in the Falkland Islands have announced that biosecurity measures have been stepped up in anticipation of the imminent arrival of avian influenza, which is likely to come from a sick bird.
The Brazilian Chamber of Deputies – the lower house of Congress – has recently approved Bolivia’s entry into Mercosur, eight years after Bolivia applied to join the regional bloc. The request will now be evaluated by the Senate.
Good news for Mercosur pulp industry. After monthly price increases for eucalyptus pulp since June, China has surprised producers and analysts by showing stronger than expected demand for the fiber.
From October 24 to 26, the Seafood Show Latin America 2023 will take place, an event designed to strengthen and promote the fish market in Brazil and Mercosur. Organized by Francal Feiras, the country’s largest national business event promoter, the show aims to bring innovations to a sector that grows year by year. According to data from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO/UN), Latin American countries are expected to increase fish production by 32.8% by 2030.
Some 3,000 Humboldt penguins have died as a consequence of the avian influenza so far in 2023, according to official reports from the Chilean Fisheries National Service, Sernapesca. The data covers the period from February to October 6th and includes the flu death of 21.819 animals, of which 2,917 Humboldt penguins.