Argentine presidential opposition candidate Mauricio Macri closed his campaign ahead of Sunday 22 November runoff calling for change and unity while the incumbent hopeful Daniel Scioli said the option was between 'a development inclusive project' or the savage capitalism demon.
Uruguayan president Jose Mujica is fed up with problems with Argentina but must abandon the 'presidential diplomacy' and turn to 'professional diplomacy' because President Cristina Fernandez will not modify her conduct, warned one of Argentina's most respected political analysts, Rosendo Fraga.
Leaving names aside, Sunday’s election consolidates in Argentina the hegemonic Peronist movement as the prevailing political force to the extent that it not only amply occupies officialdom but also part of the opposition, argues Rosendo Fraga a renowned Argentine political analyst and historian.
A leading and respected Argentine Senator forecasted he is certain that President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner will be seeking re-election in the October presidential elections, and assured that her recent clash with the organized labour CGT unions’ umbrella are “nothing but mere disagreements.”
Three times Argentine president Juan Domingo Peron has his own brand of wine, “El Justicialista” following on the name of the populist movement the General founded in the late forties last century and has dominated Argentina politics ever since.
The most probable political scenario for Argentina’s October 2011 presidential election is a run-off between two candidates from the hegemonic Justicialista party, centre left and centre right, according to Argentine historian and political analyst Rosendo Fraga.
Argentina’s main opposition group the so called “Federal Peronism”, dissidents from the ruling movement admitted going through a serious “crisis” because of the diverging opinions amongst its leaders, several of them 2011 presidential hopefuls.