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Tag: Cristina Fernandez 2019

  • 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.

  • Thursday, May 30th 2019 - 09:58 UTC

    Unions and opposition promote 24-hour strike paralyzing Argentina

    The strike paralyzed public transport while all flights to and from the country's airports were canceled. Banks, schools and universities remained closed

    Opponents of Argentina's President Mauricio Macri launched a 24-hour strike on Wednesday to protest the government's inability to reduce inflation that has reached 55% over the past year. The strike paralyzed public transport while all flights to and from the country's airports were canceled. Banks, schools and universities remained closed.

  • Tuesday, May 28th 2019 - 10:00 UTC

    Polls: Fernández-Fernández headed for a first-round win in Argentina's presidential elections

    The popularity of Alberto and Cristina seems to be on the rise.

    Barely a week after the Alberto Fernández-Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (CFK) ticket for the upcoming presidential elections in Argentina was announced, the unexpected Peronist-Kirchnerist pairing is over ten points ahead of incumbent President Mauricio Macri and whomever he picks as his running mate, according to two polls sponsored by the center-left Página 12 newspaper, it was reported.

  • 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.

  • Friday, October 23rd 2015 - 07:02 UTC

    Cristina Fernandez is falling back, but with great power and plans to return in 2019, says Fraga

    Cristina Fernandez made in congress an unprecedented  display of force for an Argentine president, underlining the quality and efficiency of her leadership

    President Cristina Fernandez is falling back ahead of Sunday's election, but with great power, and she has the intention of returning to office in the next presidential elections, 2019, said the political analyst and columnist Rosendo Fraga regarding the current political scenario in Argentina. On Sunday Argentines will be electing president, half the Lower House a third of Senate seats, governorships and for the first time Mercosur parliament representatives.