In Argentina, the Peronism won the presidential election in the first round.

Argentina: Peronist Alberto Fernandez elected in the first round

In Argentina: Alberto Fernandez and his vice-presidential candidate, former president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, defeated Mauricio Macri, weighed down by his economic record. “We will build the egalitarian and solidarity Argentina we dreamed of! In his HQ filled with militants galvanized by the victory of their camp, Alberto Fernandez, 60, struggles to contain his emotion. […]

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Argentina: Cristina Kirchner judged for the first time for corruption

Argentina: Cristina Kirchner judged for the first time for corruption

Cristina Kirchner, Argentina president from 2007 to 2015 and vice-presidential candidate, faces Tuesday in Buenos Aires at her first trial, for malpractices in the award of public contracts in Patagonia. Ms. Kirchner, a 66-year-old lawyer, is being prosecuted in several cases under investigation for money laundering, personal enrichment, embezzlement or bribes. Many of his ministers […]

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Argentina: A deputy of the majority wounded by a bullet, a civil servant killed

Argentina: A deputy of the majority wounded by a bullet, a civil servant killed

Hector Olivares, a member of the Cambiemos coalition supporting President Macri, was riddled with bullets from a car. A mafia crime? An Argentina deputy, Hector Olivares, of the Cambiemos government coalition, was shot and killed on Thursday near the Parliament building in Buenos Aires and an official who was accompanying him was killed. “They were […]

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Demonstration against Mauricio Macri austerity measures

Argentina : Demonstration against Mauricio Macri austerity measures

Several thousand people protested Thursday in the center of the Argentina capital Buenos Aires to protest against rising prices for electricity and public transport as part of the austerity measures taken by the government of President Mauricio Macri. Mauricio Macri, which last June reached an agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on a $ […]

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