Néstor, in history and in my heart, said Argentine President Alberto Fernández emotionally, along with a video recalling his relationship with his former political mentor, former President Néstor Kirchner (2003-2007) on the tenth anniversary of the former president's surprising death.
Argentina’s ruling coalition is showing signs of strain just 10 months into power, further complicating the nation’s challenge to climb out of a deep recession while President Alberto Fernandez’s popularity dives.
After eight years in office, back in 2015, when ex-president Cristina Fernandez left office, she ranked ninth among the most influential Argentines, according to an ongoing national opinion poll from Giacobbe & Associates which was started in the nineties.
Bolivia’s Foreign Ministry has asked Argentina’s government to disavow comments by Bolivian former President Evo Morales, currently living in exile in Buenos Aires that called for the organization of armed militias in his home country.
The next agriculture, livestock and fisheries minister of Argentina, as anticipated by MercoPress, will be Luis Basterra, president-elect Alberto Fernandez confirmed on Friday, an appointment met with some scepticism by farmers worried about a possible revival of interventionist policies.
Argentina's official transition in anticipation of 10 December when elected president Alberto Fernandez takes office, is scheduled to begin next Wednesday when Fernandez returns from his first overseas trip to Mexico.
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.
Presidential candidate Alberto Fernández pulled off a resounding victory in Argentina’s primary elections last Sunday when he received 47% of the vote. Argentine President Mauricio Macri, a conservative leader known for tough austerity measures, received just 33% of the vote.
Argentine politician Sergio Massa, who recently pledged his support to the main opposition challengers to President Mauricio Macri, is in line to play a key role in the country's Congress if his new allies win national elections later this year.
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.