April 2nd is a special date in the calendar of Argentine events, the country renders homage to the Malvinas Veterans, Fallen, and Families of mostly thousands of raw Conscripts sent by the military Junta 41 years ago, in 1982 to invade and occupy the Falkland Islands. Argentina has been claiming sovereignty over the Falklands, alleging inheritance from once the Spanish empire, and later Argentine governments extended their demand to include “South Atlantic Islands and surrounding maritime spaces”.
Argentina's Comptroller General and former Vice-Presidential candidate Miguel Ángel Pichetto is to be investigated by the National Institute Against Discrimination (Inadi) for his remarks regarding Women's Minister Ayelén Mazzina.
Argentina's comptroller and former Vice-Presidential candidate Miguel Ángel Pichetto Wednesday launched his 2023 bid for Casa Rosada on behalf of Encuentro Republicano Federal, the Peronist leg to enter the primaries within the Together for Chance (Juntos por el Cambio - JxC) opposition alliance.
Argentina's main opposition political coalition Together for Change (Juntos por el Cambio - JxC) Thursday announced it will support the agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) so as to never push Argentina to default.
Argentines head to the polls on Sunday with the Peronist opposition strong favourites to take back the presidency from business-friendly reformer Mauricio Macri, who has been stung by a tumbling economy and financial crises.
Argentine President Mauricio Macri called voters on Saturday to get behind him ahead of presidential elections next week in a massive rally called the “March of the Million”, held in downtown Buenos Aires next to the obelisk and in the widest avenue of the city, 9 de Julio.
Argentina's political future seems to be no mystery regarding the upcoming October 27 presidential elections. So much so that First Lady Juliana Awada's snap trip Sunday to Madrid citing entertainment and social engagements was announced by the media as a preparation for a post December 10 exile that looks inevitable after the outcome of the August 11 primaries.
Some four thousand troops, including Malvinas Veterans will be marching this Tuesday in the posh district of Palermo in Buenos Aires, as part of the Independence Day celebrations. Last year the parade was cancelled because of budget problems.
Months of intense political negotiations and last minute nerve breaking deals came to an end in Argentina on Sunday's zero hour deadline, when the different political groupings had to present to electoral authorities their list of presidential hopefuls, as well as future lawmakers.
President Mauricio Macri stunned Argentines and markets on Tuesday by naming the head of the congressional opposition as his vice-presidential candidate in October's general election. Miguel Angel Pichetto, a 68-year-old lawyer and Senator from the province of Rio Negro has been a loyal and pragmatic member of the Peronist movement since he started in politics in the early eighties.