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Tag: Alberto Fernandez

  • Thursday, December 7th 2023 - 10:40 UTC

    Alberto Fernández says goodbye to Casa Rosada staff

    Fernández said he was leaving behind “a country on the move” which is “working”

    Argentine President Alberto Fernández Wednesday said goodbye to the Casa Rosada staff with whom he worked for the past four years ahead of the Dec. 10 changeover when Javier Milei is to be inaugurated, it was reported in Buenos Aires.

  • Saturday, November 25th 2023 - 10:46 UTC

    Paraguayan and Bolivian bananas return to Argentina

    Massa ordered the payment of bananas to be prioritized, Fanego explained

    Banana producers in Paraguay and Bolivia have agreed to resume shipments to Argentina after the outgoing administration of President Alberto Fernández authorized the use of foreign currency to pay for those imports.

  • Thursday, November 23rd 2023 - 10:44 UTC

    Transition in Argentina: Milei's vice-president met with Cristina Fernández de Kirchner

    Beyond the ideological differences that separate them, the leader of La Libertad Avanza “respects the investiture” of the former president and current VP

    Amid Argentina's transition of power, outgoing Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner reappeared Wednesday to meet with Victoria Villarruel, the running mate of President-elect Javier Milei, who will replace Kirchner on Dec. 10.

  • Wednesday, November 22nd 2023 - 09:32 UTC

    Milei and Alberto Fernández meet for two and a half hours

    “What I talked with him remains between him and me,” Fernández said in a post-meeting interview

    Argentine President Alberto Fernández finally met Tuesday with his elected successor the Libertarian Javier Milei to officially kick off the transition toward the Dec. 10 inauguration. “The meeting took place at the Olivos presidential residence to initiate the institutional transition process between the teams appointed by both in the different areas of government,” Presidential Spokeswoman Gabriela Cerruti wrote on social media.

  • Tuesday, November 21st 2023 - 08:00 UTC

    Massa stays in office for “an orderly transition” but no Milei-Alberto meeting yet

    Until Dec. 10, President Fernández and Massa are responsible for the Argentine people, Milei's camp stressed

    After it was reported in the wee hours of Monday that Sergio Massa would be seeking a leave of absence as Argentina's Economy Minister following his defeat at Sunday's presidential runoff, he announced during Monday's national holiday that he would be staying on his job until Javier Milei's inauguration.

  • Monday, November 20th 2023 - 10:27 UTC

    Alberto Fernández meeting with Javier Milei to kick off transition

    With no sitting economy minister, who will run the country's finances during the transition? Milei and Fernández need first of all to answer that

    Despite the Nov. 20 national holiday in Argentina, President Alberto Ferfnández is expected to show up for work Monday and hold his first meeting with President-elect Javier Milei to finalize the details of the transition toward the Dec. 10 inauguration. “I trust that tomorrow we can start working with Milei to ensure an orderly transition,” wrote the head of state on social networks. It was yet to be determined whether the encounter would be at Casa Rosada, at the Olivos presidential residency, or elsewhere.

  • Saturday, November 18th 2023 - 10:57 UTC

    No favorite between Milei and Massa ahead of runoff

    Whoever wins on Sunday will succeed Alberto Fernández for the 2023-2027 term

    One day before the runoff election between Economy Minister Sergio Massa and Libertarian Congressman Javier Milei, most opinion polls do not agree on who is more likely to become Argentina's next president. The only consensus seems to hinge on the role of undecided voters who make up their minds at the last minute. In addition, many are already certain they will cast a blank ballot in a country where such an act is mandatory.

  • Saturday, November 4th 2023 - 11:15 UTC

    Alberto Fernández discusses Middle East crisis with Jewish leaders

    Fernández briefed DAIA and AMIA leaders on the diplomatic efforts undertaken for the release of the hostages

    President Alberto Fernández met Friday with representatives of the Jewish community in Argentina to discuss the situation of nationals of the South American country held hostage by the terrorist group Hamas, it was reported in Buenos Aires.

  • Saturday, October 28th 2023 - 10:55 UTC

    Alberto Fernández and Pepe Mujica discuss Argentina's crisis

    “With Pepe and Lula it is very pleasant to work,” Fernández said, somehow announcing his future role in South American politics

    Former Uruguayan President José “Pepe” Mujica and incumbent Argentine head of state Alberto Fernández got together Friday at the former's farm in Rincón del Cerro to discuss the currency exchange crisis in South America's second-largest country and, with it, the future of the region.

  • Monday, October 23rd 2023 - 09:17 UTC

    CFK insists that Alberto Fernández's was not “her” government

    After Dec. 10, the former president said she would remain in politics

    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.