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.
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.
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.
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.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is struggling to duck her Mexican visit's symbolism, south of Donald Trump's planned border wall. She has discussed trade and digital rules. DW's Michaela Küfner is with the chancellor.
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