The so-called blue (a euphemism for black market) dollar traded at AR$ 885 on Friday for a total increase of AR$539 so far this year and AR$ 42 overnight, it was reported in Buenos Aires. At some point Friday, it hit the psychological AR$ 900 landmark.
After Saturday's deadline for registering candidacies, there are only 13 contenders left, one of whom will be Argentina's next president comes Dec. 10.
By Mordechai Taji
Argentine Vice President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner (CFK) did not announce on Thursday anyone's candidacy - hers or not - for this year's elections. She did not do it with her voice. But by her side were her son, Deputy Máximo Kirchner, Interior Minister Wado De Pedro, and Economy Minister Sergio Massa. It was a visual message: two of those three will most likely be on one of the tickets to be presented in the primary, mandatory, simultaneous, and open elections (PASO). She also confirmed that she would not run and frustrated the hopes of some unconditional faithful, who expected her to change her mind.
Argentine Interior Minister Wado De Pedro's trip to the United States alongside a delegation of governors of the country's Grand North has come to an end.
Argentina's Interior Minister Wado De Pedro and governors of the Grand North Provinces are leaving Monday on a business trip to the United States in search of opportunities during meetings in Washington and New York.
Argentina's Interior Minister Wado De Pedro and Israeli President Issac Herzog discussed agriculture in the South American country and its possible cooperation to feed the world, it was reported.
The Government of Argentina has decreed a return to the prepandemic status regarding border controls. Travelers will have now the same requirements as before March 2020, Interior Minister Wado de Pedro and Migrations Director Florencia Carignano announced.
Argentina's Interior Minister Wado De Pedro, Friday announced that effective November 1 airlines interested in operating in the country will be able to do so with no coronavirus restrictions in place.
The Juntos por el Cambio (Together for Change - JxC) opposition coalition Thursday agreed to reschedule this year's primary and general mid-term election to allow for a better anti-covid-19 campaign, it was announced.