For the first time since her assassination attempt on September 1, Argentina's Vice-President, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (CFK), reappeared in public at an event that welcomed her with the chant Cristina presidenta (Cristina President). She replied that it was possible to repeat the bonanzas of her two consecutive four-year terms in office (2007-2015).
Argentine Deputy Máximo Kirchner Monday said that his mother, Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (CFK) is not likely to run for president in the 2023 elections.
PRO Chairwoman Patricia Bullrich has made it clear she will run for president of Argentina next year even if her former boss Mauricio Macri himself decides to enter the race.
Argentine Congressman Javier Milei, who had been slated as a strong presidential contender in next year's elections, Friday staged a major fiasco when in a football stadium with a capacity of 14,000 people, only some 1,500 gathered to see him launch his Casa Rosada bid.
“On Wednesday, I'm inviting you to celebrate this great triumph by filling the Plaza de Mayo with militants,” Argentine president Alberto Fernandez announced calling the trade unions and the organizations of picketers in support of Sunday's midterm election “great win”. Likewise one of his most loquacious candidates Victoria Tolosa Paz argued, actually “losing we are winning, and those winning are losing”.
Contrary to expectations, the unofficial exchange rate between the Argentine peso and the US dollar remained somewhat stable Monday following the ruling party's overall loss at Sunday's mid-term elections.
The two seats at stake in the Argentine Lower House representing the extreme south province of Tierra del Fuego, had their holders reelected comfortably last Sunday in the midterm election.
Preliminary but seemingly conclusive results from Argentina's mid-term elections Sunday showed the ruling party of President Alberto Fernández and Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner would be losing its majority in Congress after 38 years.
Argentine President Alberto Fernández Thursday assured his Government had listened to the demands of the people after the Mandatory, Simultaneous and Open Primary (PASO) elections in September and taken the necessary steps to deserve the popular support Sunday.
Argentina's basic food basket rose 3.2% in September, according to data released Tuesday by the National Institute of Statistics and Census (Indec).