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Tag: Milei President

  • Sunday, December 10th 2023 - 11:13 UTC

    Milei's colorful list of guests to his taking office ceremony

    Foreign minister for the Americas David Rutley will attend the taking office ceremony of president Milei

    It's a great day for Javier Milei, the libertarian who in just two years from scratch managed to defeat the main dominant political forces in Argentina and will become this Sunday the country's elected president.

  • Friday, December 8th 2023 - 09:03 UTC

    Tierra del Fuego Governor warns Milei against possible drop in Malvinas claims

    “Malvinas is a priority in our foreign policy,” Melella underlined

    In a column published this week in Buenos Aires daily Clarín, Gustavo Melella, Governor of the Argentine Province of Tierra del Fuego which technically includes the South Atlantic Islands over which the South American country claims sovereignty, stressed that the future Libertarian administration of Javier Milei should not enact a U-turn in the state policies on that particular matter.

  • Friday, December 8th 2023 - 08:56 UTC

    Martín Menem appointed Speaker of Argentina's Lower House

    Menem's political background consists of two years as a La Rioja provincial congressman

    Newly-elected Congressman Martín Menem of La Rioja of President-elect Javier Milei's La Libertad Avanza has been appointed as the new Speaker of Argentina's Lower House to succeed Cecilia Moreau, the first woman ever to serve on the post.

  • Friday, December 8th 2023 - 08:38 UTC

    Ukraine's Zelensky attending Milei's inauguration

    Zelensky thanked Milei for his “clear support for Ukraine”

    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky Thursday announced he would be attending Javier Milei's inauguration in Buenos Aires on Dec. 10. His presence will add notoriety to a ceremony to be skipped by Brazil's President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva among other world leaders politically not aligned with the future head of state.

  • Tuesday, December 5th 2023 - 10:08 UTC

    Petri to be Argentina's next Defense Minister

    Petri gets off to a bad start, given his differences with Vice President-elect Villarruel (L)

    Argentina's president-elect Javier Milei confirmed on Monday that he had chosen former vice-presidential candidate Luis Petri of Juntos por el Cambio (JxC) to succeed Jorge Taiana as Defense Minister on Dec. 10.

  • Tuesday, November 21st 2023 - 10:10 UTC

    Paraguayan President holds phone conversation with Milei

    Peña, Milei, Mondino, and Ramírez Lezcano are all economists, which heralds a good understanding between the two countries

    Paraguayan President Santiago Peña and Argentina's President-elect Javier Milei held a telephone conversation Monday during which they discussed bilateral issues. The Libertarian economist extended an invitation to Peña to attend his inauguration on Dec. 10 in Buenos Aires, which was accepted.

  • Tuesday, November 21st 2023 - 10:03 UTC

    Bolsonaro attending Milei's inauguration, not a word from Lula

    “It would be a great honor for me,” Milei told Bolsonaro

    Former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro Monday confirmed he would be attending Javier Milei's inauguration as President of Argentina in Buenos Aires on Dec. 10. The retired Army captain told Milei so during the telephone conversation when the Brazilian rightwing leader congratulated the Libertarian candidate on his win at Sunday's runoff.