The Mayor of Buenos Aires Mr. Horacio Rodríguez Larreta met his peer Sadiq Khan in London City Hall on Monday to discuss urban development strategies that both global cities are pursuing.
Saddled on eight years of Mauricio Macri as mayor of the city of Buenos Aires, his handpicked successor Horacio Rodriguez Larreta, won on Sunday Argentina's capital mayoral election, but not with the sufficient margin to avoid a run-off vote later this month. The winner needed to break the 50% mark in order to avoid the second round, which will take place July 19.
The melting of Argentine President Cristina Fernandez, CFK, positive image is increasing and has fallen to 37%, while the mayor of Buenos Aires City is increasingly occupying the position of head of the opposition, according to comments from Sergio Berensztein, head of Poliarquía one of the most respected pollsters in Buenos Aires.
Argentine Economy Minister Amado Boudou and Planning Minister Julio De Vido announced on Friday further subsidy eliminations for utility services particularly in the City of Buenos Aires, which follows on previous subsidy cuts to several sectors implemented last month by the government of Cristina Fernandez.
Re-elected Buenos Aires City Mayor Mauricio Macri gave his victory speech after defeating Kirchnerite Daniel Filmus on Sunday, and said his party (PRO) would begin the process of deciding which of the presidential candidates to support in Argentina’s general elections of next October.
Buenos Aires City Mayor, conservative Mauricio Macri said on Monday he was “really surprised” with the large margin victory obtained in the first round of his bid for re-election and considered the result “a good example of the voters’ independency, and how citizens can surprise with their decisions”.
Buenos Aires City Mayor Mauricio Macri took a 20-point lead on Kirchnerite mayoral candidate Daniel Filmus on Sunday’s election but none of the candidates managed to obtain more than 50% of the votes.
Almost two million and a half Buenos Aires city residents will vote Sunday to elect a new Mayor and Deputy-Mayor for Argentina’s capital from a list of 15 hopefuls although current mayor Mauricio Macri and the central government coalition sponsored candidate Daniel Filmus are expected to re-edit the scenario of four years ago.
Mauricio Macri the conservative mayor of Buenos Aires City and one of the leading contenders for next October’s presidential election decided over the weekend not to challenge populist President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and instead will seek re-election to his post.