Argentina's ruling Frente de Todos (FdT) Wednesday changed its name ahead of this year's presidential elections but continues to be unable to join forces behind a unified candidate after President Alberto Fernández said he would not be running and Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner insisted she has been disenfranchised, which is technically inaccurate because all appeals in her conviction for corruption have not been exhausted. Hence, the current Peronist alliance has adopted the name Unión por la Patria (Union for the Homeland).
A group of lawmakers from Argentine's ruling Everybody's Front (Frente de Todos - FdT) has launched an initiative to nationalize the country's lithium resources, it was reported Wednesday in Buenos Aires.
Argentina's Lower House passed the 2023 budget bill in the wee hours of Wednesday. Among the most significant changes was an Airport Security tax which will reportedly help support the Airport Security Police (PSA).
Rumors are mounting in Buenos Aires that President Alberto Fernández will seek reelection on a ticket of his own while Vice President (and former President) Cristina Fernández de Kirchner would attempt to return to Casa Rosada in a separate bid.
Argentine opposition Deputy Waldo Wolff of the Macrist Juntos por el Cambio (JxC - Together for Change) Monday announced he would be filing a lawsuit against the City Council of Morón, a district in the western outskirt of Buenos Aires, after a series of leaflets advising on the cautious use of drugs sparked nationwide controversy.
Argentina's ruling Frente de Todos (FdT) lawmakers Monday suggested a new tax on assets and money not declared to the local Treasury and kept abroad be levied in order to pay the country's debt with the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
Argentina's Senate Thursday approved the agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to repay the US$ 45 billion borrowed under the administration of former President Mauricio Macri in 2018.
Argentina's ruling Frente de Todos (FdT) was quick to celebrate Gabriel Boric's win in Sunday's presidential runoff in Chile.
Argentina's ruling coalition Everybody's Front (Frente de Todos - FdT) finally retained a majority within the Lower House after vote-counting in the province of La Rioja granted it the two seats still in doubt.
“On Wednesday, I'm inviting you to celebrate this great triumph by filling the Plaza de Mayo with militants,” Argentine president Alberto Fernandez announced calling the trade unions and the organizations of picketers in support of Sunday's midterm election “great win”. Likewise one of his most loquacious candidates Victoria Tolosa Paz argued, actually “losing we are winning, and those winning are losing”.