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  • Tuesday, June 11th 2024 - 22:17 UTC

    World Bank foresees economic deterioration for Argentina this year

    A recovery above average is also forecast for 2025

    According to the latest “World Economic Outlook” report released Tuesday by the World Bank from its headquarters in Washington DC, Argentina's economy is expected to fall sharply this year, thus becoming the Latin American country going through the tightest contraction in the region before rebounding in 2025. The study projected a 3.5% drop this year followed by a 5% surge in 2025, thus outperforming the rest of the continent.

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  • Tuesday, June 11th 2024 - 09:11 UTC

    Argentina not endorsing WHO's Pandemic Treaty

    In Argentina, decisions are made by the Argentines,” Adorni stressed

    Argentina will not endorse the World Health Organization (WHO) sponsored Pandemic Treaty, Presidential Spokesperson Manuel Adorni announced Monday.

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  • Tuesday, June 4th 2024 - 19:27 UTC

    Buenos Aires Gay Community warns of dangers under Milei

    Although June is Pride Month almost everywhere, Buenos Aires holds its annual march in November

    The Organizing Committee of Argentina's Gay Pride March issued a statement on its social media condemning recent statements from Worship Secretary Francisco Sánchez while accompanying President Javier Milei on his Spanish tour which included a stop at a get-together of far-right political forces hosted by Vox and where the South American leader delivered a speech that resulted in Madrid's Socialist administration pulling its ambassador from Buenos Aires.

  • Friday, May 24th 2024 - 18:48 UTC

    Are Argentine Cabinet Chief's days numbered?

    Posse is said to be at odds with Milei and also with “The Boss” (the president's sister, who is said to call most shots at Casa Rosada)

    Rumors are mounting in Buenos Aires that Cabinet Chief Nicolás Posse's remaining days in office are numbered and that his exit is already a matter of when and not of if, despite the Libertarian Government of President Javier Milei repeatedly denying the possibility. Posse did not attend Milei's rock star event this week and would not be traveling to Córdoba for Saturday's main May 25 national holiday celebrations.

  • Wednesday, May 22nd 2024 - 19:45 UTC

    Milei gets ready for rock concert as “blue” dollar gets back on a surging path

    There is a 41% gap between the official and the black market quotations of the US dollar

    The “blue” version (a euphemism for “black market”) of the US dollar against the Argentine peso was still going up Wednesday as President Javier Milei was planning to make his first appearance as the leader of a rock band at Buenos Aires' iconic Luna Park stadium. According to local media, one US dollar was quoted at AR$ 1,235 / 1,255 (buy sell at Buenos Aires' “caves” (unofficial money exchange parlors), which represented an AR$ 25 increase from the previous day for a 41% gap with the official rate.

  • Monday, May 20th 2024 - 10:59 UTC

    Milei's words in Spain trigger new diplomatic conflict

    Spain wants an apology that is not going to happen, according to Spokesman Adorni

    Argentine President Javier Milei insisted on questioning Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez's wife's clear sheet and triggered yet another diplomatic controversy for the South American country since he took office on Dec. 10, 2023.

  • Monday, May 13th 2024 - 10:55 UTC

    Milei and Lacalle Pou will meet eventually despite not sharing identical views, says Adorni

    Adorni represents the administration's views every morning during his press briefings

    Argentina's Presidential Spokesman Manuel Adorni said in an interview with Montevideo's El País that Presidents Luis Lacalle Pou and Javier Milei had different points of view regarding the State's role in each country's economy. The official also addressed the delay in materializing an encounter between both heads of state despite the short geographical distance separating them.

  • Thursday, May 9th 2024 - 19:10 UTC

    Argentine Security Minister tells CGT to “go to work”

    “Stop fucking around,” Bullrich told the strike's organizers who boycotted public transport services so that the stoppage would be larger

    Argentine authorities said 40% of the buses were running as the General Labor Confederation (CGT) staged its second strike against the administration of President Javier Milei to protest against his “chainsaw” economic measures that have dwindled people's incomes.

  • Monday, May 6th 2024 - 18:52 UTC

    No diplomatic conflict between Argentina and Spain following Minister's remarks about Milei

    Adorni stressed the matter should not escalate any further

    Spain's Government Monday ruled out any diplomatic conflict with Argentina after Transport Minister Oscar Puente's derogatory remarks last week against Javier Milei, whose spokesman Manuel Adorni said in Buenos Aires that “for us, it is a settled issue.”

  • Monday, April 22nd 2024 - 23:50 UTC

    Argentine college students staging nationwide protest shakes Milei's political strength

    The measure was necessary because the government has consistently turned a deaf ear since January, Alpa said

    The entire spectrum of Argentina's political opposition is, in one way or another, behind Tuesday's nationwide protest against President Javier Milei's spending cuts, particularly those affecting the funding of the country's tuition-free universities.

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