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  • Monday, August 12th 2019 - 05:55 UTC

    Landslide victory for the opposition in Argentina: Macri's reelection undermined; challenging Monday for markets

    Alberto Fernandez during his victory speech

    President Mauricio Macri suffered a crushing defeat as Argentines voted in party primaries on Sunday ahead of October's general election. Given that all of the recession-hit country's major parties have already chosen their presidential candidates, the primaries effectively served as a nationwide pre-election opinion poll.

  • Tuesday, June 11th 2019 - 09:19 UTC

    President Macri and Cristina Fernandez share similar high rejection levels

    President Macri and his reelection bid face an intense battle but her main rival's record in mismanagement could eventually help him

    As the date approaches (end of June) for all political groupings in Argentina to have their hopefuls nominated and ready to compete in the August open, mandatory and simultaneous primaries for each party to select their candidates for the presidential election next October, spotlights are following the polarized scenario with Cristina Fernandez and her presidential candidate on the one side, and president Mauricio Macri's reelection strategy on the other.

  • Monday, May 20th 2019 - 10:33 UTC

    “The first time a vice president candidate names her presidential candidate”

     Cristina Fernandez announced that she had decided to name her former cabinet chief Alberto Fernandez, as head of her political grouping's presidential ticket

    “It's the first time I've seen an aspiring vice-presidential candidate name here choice to head the presidential ticket”, said rather ironically Jaime Durán Barba, the main political advisor of Argentine president Mauricio Macri in reference to the surprise announcement of the Alberto Fernandez-Cristina Fernandez ticket for the coming October election.