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Not your father's Peronists: Why Macri flopped with young Argentines

19 Aug 2019

(This Aug 18 story corrects typo in word "cachet" in paragraph 17.) | Video

Where's Cristina? Argentina's fiery ex-president stands back as left scents victory

17 Aug 2019

BUENOS AIRES When opposition presidential candidate Alberto Fernandez addressed a crowd of supporters after his landslide victory in Argentina's primary election, there was one notable absence from the stage: former president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.

Where's Cristina? Argentina's fiery ex-president stands back as left scents victory

17 Aug 2019

BUENOS AIRES When opposition presidential candidate Alberto Fernandez addressed a crowd of supporters after his landslide victory in Argentina's primary election, there was one notable absence from the stage: former president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.

Where's Cristina? Argentina's fiery ex-president stands back as left scents victory

16 Aug 2019

BUENOS AIRES, Aug 16 When opposition presidential candidate Alberto Fernandez addressed a crowd of supporters after his landslide victory in Argentina's primary election, there was one notable absence from the stage: former president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.

Argentina's Macri shelves sales taxes as he seeks to cut left's lead

16 Aug 2019

BUENOS AIRES Argentine President Mauricio Macri, smarting from a bruising primary election loss, announced on Thursday an end to sales taxes on basic food products until the end of the year in a bid to salvage his re-election prospects and end an economic crisis.

As election looms, Argentina's Macri announces relief measures after years of spending cuts

14 Aug 2019

BUENOS AIRES Argentine President Mauricio Macri on Wednesday unveiled a package of welfare subsidies and tax cuts for lower-income workers to lessen the pain of an economic crisis months before elections, but his announcement failed to halt the peso currency's collapse. | Video

Argentine markets gripped for second day by election-related fears

14 Aug 2019

BUENOS AIRES Argentina's peso closed weaker again on Tuesday following a second day of market turmoil triggered by opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez's landslide victory in a primary election that dealt a severe blow to President Mauricio Macri's re-election chances.

UPDATE 2-Peso plunges further, bonds down again on fears Argentina could return to populism

13 Aug 2019

BUENOS AIRES, Aug 13 Argentina's peso and dollar-denominated bonds dropped again on Tuesday as market turmoil spilled into a second day following opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez's landslide victory in a primary election that dealt a severe blow to President Mauricio Macri's re-election chances.

Macri vows to win second term after Argentine peso crashes on primary results

12 Aug 2019

BUENOS AIRES Argentine President Mauricio Macri vowed on Monday to win a second term despite a surprisingly strong performance by the opposition in the primary election that set off a shockwave through markets, crashing the peso currency and sending stocks and bonds tumbling. | Video

Argentina opposition scores big primary win, hurting Macri's re-election bid

12 Aug 2019

BUENOS AIRES Argentine voters soundly rejected President Mauricio Macri's austere economic policies in primary elections on Sunday, raising serious questions about his chances of re-election in October, early official results showed.

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