Opposition candidate Patricia Bullrich of former President Mauricio Macri's Together for Change (Juntos por el Cambio - JxC) Monday closed her presidential campaign in the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires (CABA) together with Mayor Horacio Rodríguez Larreta, whom she defeated in the primaries and would now appoint as Cabinet Chief if elected.
In a move to convey a message of unity within Together for Change (Juntos por el Cambio - JxC), presidential hopeful Patricia Bullrich Saturday announced that should she be elected, Buenos Aires Mayor Horacio Rodríguez Larreta, whom she defeated in the primaries, would become her Cabinet Chief.
The libertarian economist Javier Milei, leading the front “La Libertad Avanza,” (far-right) has emerged as the frontrunner in Argentina's Open, Mandatory, and Simultaneous Primary (PASO) elections, as indicated by the initial provisional scrutiny results released on Sunday.
All candidates, presidential or otherwise, have suspended their campaign closing rallies for Sunday's Simultaneous, Open, and Mandatory Primary (PASO) elections after Morena Domínguez, an 11-year-old girl, was killed Wednesday when motorbike robbers took her backpack at 7.20 am on her way to school in Lanús, a municipality in the province of Buenos Aires just south of the Argentine capital.
With a turnout of 60%, the Argentine province of Santa Fe Sunday held its open, mandatory, and simultaneous primary (PASO) elections in which the opposition Unidos para Cambiar Santa Fe recorded a sound victory over the ruling Peronists.
Marcelo Orrego of Unidos por San Juan (USJ) won Sunday's gubernatorial elections in the Argentine province of San Juan, it was reported. USJ is affiliated with the opposition Together for Change (Juntos por el Cambio - JxC) alliance at a national level. Peronist candidate José Luis Gioja of the Frente San Juan por Todos acknowledged defeat.
Former Uruguayan President Luis Alberto Lacalle Herrera has been hospitalized in Buenos Aires to receive antibiotic treatment for a spider bite, according to local press reports.
Buenos Aires Mayor Horacio Rodíguez Larreta's decision to hold municipal elections concurrently with the federal ones albeit with different (and electronic) ballot boxes has sparked friction among Argentina's opposition Together for Change (Juntos por el Cambio - JxC) coalition, particularly from former President Mauricio Macri.
Former Argentine President Mauricio Macri Sunday announced through a video posted on social media that he will not be making a new attempt to reach Casa Rosada this year.
Former Argentine President Mauricio Macri Thursday welcomed Buenos Aires Mayor Horacio Rodríguez Larreta's decision to launch his presidential bid on Wednesday evening through a recorded message.