Contrary to expectations, the unofficial exchange rate between the Argentine peso and the US dollar remained somewhat stable Monday following the ruling party's overall loss at Sunday's mid-term elections.
The administration of Argentine President Alberto Fernández Friday reached an agreement with meat producers to keep the retail price of popular cuts unchanged.
Argentina' s newly appointed Science and Technology minister, Daniel Filmus, said he was very thankful to president Alberto Fernandez for the job since “it's a enormous opportunity to fight for an issue” of which he is “passionate” and was also pleased that the consequences of last Sunday's primary elections were “quickly settled” with a consensus cabinet.
Argentina's leading opposition Juntos por el Cambio (Together for change - JxC) coalition has once again pressed for the results of Sunday's Open Primary, Mandatory and Simultaneous (PASO) elections to be released by 9pm.
Foreign residents in the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires (CABA) have long been cleared to vote at the municipal level, but since participation is not mandatory for non-nationals, they were required to register.
Argentine President Alberto Fernández Monday picked new replacements, so that cabinet ministers who will seek a seat in Congress later this year may focus on their campaigns.
Economist Javier Milei delivered a speech before a large, young crowd as he launched his candidacy this weekend to run for a seat in Congress representing the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires on behalf of the Avanza Libertad party.
Argentine President Alberto Fernández Wednesday warned that government officials who wished to run in the upcoming mandatory primary elections should resign their offices in order to focus on their campaigns.
Argentine President Mauricio Macri conceded defeat in Sunday's presidential election, congratulating rival Alberto Fernandez on winning the election.
Caution minded since Argentine public opinion polls were so far off the mark during the August Primary mandatory elections which triggered the current major political and financial upheaval in the country...