More than a decade of left-wing rule in Argentina is coming to an end as Conservative Mauricio Macri takes over as the country’s leader. The pro-business opposition candidate promised to kick-start Argentina’s flagging economy.
Argentina has blocked entry to anti-globalization activists ahead of its hosting of a key World Trade Organization meeting. The WTO agenda includes ways to stem over-fishing and safeguards for online trading.
Argentine President Mauricio Macri's center-right coalition has clenched a major victory in midterm elections. Viewed as a referendum on his pro-business reforms, the results allow him to continue his economic agenda.
At the current meeting of the World Trade Organization, the top US trade representative has launched a broadside at the trade body's 164 members, saying they seek litigation instead of negotiations to obtain advantages.
Ex-Argentine president Cristina Kirchner is to run for the senate. But the decision is likely to split the left-wing opposition's chances against President Mauricio Macri’s coalition.
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