Unity, not confrontation: Argentina's new president Mauricio Macri embodies a new style of government. And soon he may manage to shake off the country's reputation as a tardy payer.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel began her visit to Argentina with a speech at a synagogue in Buenos Aires. DW's Michaela Küfner described the background to the Latin American trip.
The German engineering giant will be engaging in funding and building infrastructure projects worth billions of euros, saying the new government of Mauricio Macri is serious about reforming Argentina's economy.
A delegation from the International Monetary Fund is set to arrive in Buenos Aires on Monday for the first time in a decade. It ends years of hostility to the lender from previous governments.
Human rights activist Wolfgang Kaleck tells DW prosecuting members of the military junta is imperative. He expects Germany's Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier to broach the subject while in Argentina.
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