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Tag: Mauricio Macri

  • Wednesday, March 20th 2024 - 08:17 UTC

    Argentina: Mauricio Macri becomes PRO Party Chairman

    The former president plans to boost the careers of Torres, Frigerio as well as that of his cousin

    Former Argentine President Mauricio Macri was appointed Tuesday to chair the Propuesta Republicana (PRO) Party which he founded and which led him to the Casa Rosada between 2015 and 2019 under the Juntos por el Cambio (JxC) coalition with the Radical Civic Unión (UCR) and other political forces.

  • Wednesday, February 28th 2024 - 10:55 UTC

    Bullrich warns rebel governors with reprisals

    Macri should express his stance regarding Torres' threat, Bullrich insisted

    Argentina's Security Patricia Bullrich strongly cautioned all provincial governors who announced measures in reprisal for the federal government's decision to cut funding to provincial administrations already in debt with the national coffers. “All the resources of the State will go against those who want to rebel,” Bullrich stressed.

  • Tuesday, February 6th 2024 - 19:43 UTC

    Sebastián Piñera, former president of Chile, dies in helicopter crash at age 74

    This Tuesday was a rainy day in the area, with complex weather conditions, it was reported by local media. Piñera had left the house of his friend José Cox piloting his Robinson R 66.

    Former Chilean President Sebastián Piñera tragically passed away on Tuesday at the age of 74 in a helicopter crash in Lago Ranco, Chile. According to Chilean media reports, including ADN Radio, the accident occurred approximately 920 kilometers south of Santiago.

  • Tuesday, December 12th 2023 - 10:59 UTC

    Macri favors Mercosur single currency

    Dollarization has not been too good for Ecuador, Macri argued. A Mercosur currency would be better

    Former Argentine President Mauricio Macri said in Brazil he supported the idea of a single currency for all Mercosur countries because if the bloc was “serious” it needed “the same rules and the same currency, like the eurozone.”

  • Monday, December 11th 2023 - 09:42 UTC

    Argentina to reapply for OECD membership

    The process could take years, Mondino said

    Argentina's new Foreign Minister Diana Mondino confirmed that her country would resume the process of joining the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), which had been initiated under President Mauricio Macri (2015-2019) but was dropped during the Alberto Fernández years (2019-2023).

  • Wednesday, November 29th 2023 - 09:31 UTC

    Buenos Aires Court rulings go Macri's way

    CFK will lose all immunity effective Dec. 10.

    Separate court rulings issued Tuesday in Buenos Aires seemed to accommodate former President Mauricio Macri's agenda, thus heralding the times to come after Javier Milei's Dec. 10 inauguration.

  • Friday, November 24th 2023 - 10:45 UTC

    Who chooses Argentina's next cabinet? Not Milei apparently

    Bullrich will be returning to her post as Security Minister under Milei

    Former President Mauricio Macri is collecting on his Propuesta Republicana (PRO) party contribution to have Javier Milei win last Sunday's runoff against Economy Minister Sergio Massa and two of the most prominent members of the next administration's cabinet will be from Macrist allegiance, it was reported Thursday in Buenos Aires.

  • Monday, November 20th 2023 - 09:11 UTC

    Milei: Reconstructing Argentina starts today

    “We know that there are people who will resist,” Milei admitted

    Upon accepting his victory and the challenge ahead, President-elect Javier Milei of La Libertad Avanza said Sunday that “today begins the reconstruction of Argentina” after Sergio Massa of the ruling Unión por la Patria (UP) conceded defeat at the runoff.

  • Wednesday, October 25th 2023 - 20:43 UTC

    Argentina: Macri and Bullrich go rogue from JxC to support Milei

    “When the homeland is in danger, anything goes,” argued Bullrich.

    The opposition coalition Juntos x el Cambio (JxC) of former President Mauricio Macri is practically broken after presidential candidate Patricia Bullrich announced following dinner with the former head of state that the two of them would support the candidacy of Congressman Javier Milei (La Libertad Avanza - LLA) in the Nov. 19 runoff against Economy Minister Sergio Massa of Unión x la Patria (UP).

  • Wednesday, October 25th 2023 - 11:15 UTC

    City of Buenos Aires has new Mayor-elect: another Macri

    Jorge Macri will thus succeed Horacio Rodríguez Larreta on Dec. 10

    Former Argentine President Mauricio Macri's cousin Jorge will become the next Mayor of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires after Leandro Santoro of Economy Minister and presidential hopeful Sergio Massa's Unión por la Patria (UP) announced he would not be taking part in the runoff for which he had qualified last Sunday.