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  • Monday, May 15th 2023 - 10:49 UTC

    Three governors reelected in Argentina

    Melella was reelected as governor of Tierra del Fuego

    The governors of the Argentine provinces of La Pampa, Salta, and Tierra del Fuego were reelected Sunday. Meanwhile and following a Federal Supreme Court ruling, San Juan and Tucumán had to postpone their gubernatorial elections, but the former voted for local authorities anyway, while the latter adjourned the process altogether.

  • Tuesday, May 9th 2023 - 10:48 UTC

    Argentina: Milei picks Vice-Presidential candidate

    As a lawyer, Victoria Villarruel has long defended the military officers who fought Montoneros and ERP terrorists in the 1970s

    Argentine Libertarian Deputy Javier Milei has announced that fellow Congresswoman Victoria Villarruel will be his running mate.

  • Monday, May 8th 2023 - 11:16 UTC

    Ruling parties are reelected in 3 Argentine provinces

    Javier Milei's candidate, Martín Menem, came third in La Rioja, a former Menemist bastion.

    Three Argentine provinces held gubernatorial elections on Sunday. In all of them, the ruling parties were reelected. In a year with presidential elections looming, these results were expected to shed some light on who might make it to the Casa Rosada next December 10, but nothing of the sort happened.

  • Friday, April 28th 2023 - 10:59 UTC

    Argentina: CFK announces no candidacies

    “Inflation does not stop with dollarization,” CFK stressed

    Argentine Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (CFK) made no announcement regarding the upcoming presidential elections during her appearance Thursday at a La Plata theater for the ceremony marking the opening of the Néstor Kirchner Institute. Following last week's declaration by President Alberto Fernández that he would not seek reelection, all eyes are focused on her next move.

  • Saturday, April 22nd 2023 - 10:55 UTC

    Argentina: Ruling coalition welcomes President Fernández's announcement

    For Máximo Kirchner's La Cámpora, the President's message was long overdue

    Argentine President Alberto Fernández's announcement that he would not seek reelection was welcomed within the ruling Frente de Todos (FdT) coalition, which now has the opportunity to submit several candidacies to be decided upon at the Aug. 13 Open, Mandatory and Simultaneous Primary (PASO) elections.

  • Friday, April 21st 2023 - 15:11 UTC

    Argentine President Fernández won't seek another term: “We did not achieve everything”

    “We did not achieve everything we set out to do. We are hurt by the families living in poverty, the low incomes, the projects and dreams that could not come true,” Fernández noted.

    President Alberto Fernández of Argentina announced in a video message on his social media that he will not seek re-election in the upcoming presidential elections. In his message titled “My decision,” Fernández admitted the main problems of his government's management and described the defeats in economic matters of his administration.

  • Monday, April 3rd 2023 - 14:57 UTC

    Alberto Fernandez suggested that he would run against Cristina Kirchner in the internal elections

    Alberto Fernández advocated for the unity of the Frente de Todos: “The only aspiration I have is for the Frente de Todos to win. I want us to elect the one who can make us win”, he said.

    On Sunday, President Alberto Fernández stated in an interview that Peronism must “renew itself once again and put an end to personalism”. He also emphasized that his ”enemy is not the comrades of the Frente de Todos (FdT) but the Macrismo and the recalcitrant right-wing”. Fernández asserted that the FdT cares about the weakest sectors of society and represents the middle class and impoverished sectors of Argentina.

  • Monday, March 27th 2023 - 10:56 UTC

    Macri will not be running again for president of Argentina in 2023

    Macri made the announcement through a recorded video posted on social media

    Former Argentine President Mauricio Macri Sunday announced through a video posted on social media that he will not be making a new attempt to reach Casa Rosada this year.

  • Wednesday, March 1st 2023 - 10:31 UTC

    Study heralds gov't will change hands this year in Argentina

    JxC looks poised to win this year's presidential elections in Argentina. But will it be Larreta, Bullrich or Macri?

    Argentina's opposition Together for Change (Juntos por el Cambio - JxC) coalition would beat the ruling Everbody's Front (Frente de Todos - FdT) alliance at the Simultaneous, Open and Mandatory Primary (PASO) elections in August by between 10 to 12 percentage points, according to a poll by Opina Argentina published Tuesday in Buenos Aires. The Libertarian movement of Congressman Javier Milei would come in third, the study also showed.

  • Friday, February 24th 2023 - 10:43 UTC

    Macri says Larreta entering the primaries strengthens competition

    The former President's intentions whether to run or not are still a mystery

    Former Argentine President Mauricio Macri Thursday welcomed Buenos Aires Mayor Horacio Rodríguez Larreta's decision to launch his presidential bid on Wednesday evening through a recorded message.