The second largest country in Latin America remains mired in crisis more than a year after Mauricio Macri took the reins of power. Unemployment is high, and inflation continues to soar.
Polls are open in Argentina. The parliamentary elections are a gauge of public sentiment toward President Mauricio Macri.
Demonstrators clashed with police in Buenos Aires as the city came to an utter standstill during a 24-hour general strike. Workers feel that the free market policies of President Macri have exacerbated income inequality.
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.
Ahead of the World Economic Forum in Buenos Aires and a general strike on April 6, DW's Manuela Kasper-Claridge shares her impressions of a rapidly changing society and economy in Argentina.
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