Mauricio Macri

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Hundreds of thousands of protesters  took to the streets of  Santiago, capital of Chile, this year, many fighting running battles with police. Photograph: Claudio Reyes/AFP via Getty Images

If one date defines the year in Latin America it is October 18th, when Chile erupted in rage. It was the day when a week of protests against a rise in(...)

Argentina’s president Mauricio Macri shakes hands with president-elect Alberto Fernandez, in Buenos Aires, Argentina Photograph: Argentina Presidency/Handout via Reuters

Argentina’s president-elect Alberto Fernandez vowed on Monday to “turn the page” on the IMF-backed policies of incumbent Mauricio Macri, after voters (...)

Argentina president Mauricio Macri waves as he arrives to the Casa Rosada presidential palace to meet with president-elect Alberto Fernandez in Buenos Aires. Photograph: Getty

On coming to power in 2015, Mauricio Macri became Argentina’s first democratically elected president who was not from the Radicals and Peronists, the (...)

Alberto Fernandez with his running mate Cristina Fernández de Kirchner in Buenos Aires after winning Argentina’s presidential election. Photograph: Amilcar Orfali/Getty Images

Argentina is facing into a new cycle of economic turmoil after the populist Peronist movement swept back into power in elections on Sunday. Former mi(...)

Peronist opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez and former president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner:  Mr Fernandez leads opinion polls by up to 20 points. Photograph: Juan Ignacio Roncoroni

In 2017 there was so much market enthusiasm for Argentina’s prospects under President Mauricio Macri that eager investors called on his administration(...)

People line up in front of a bank in Buenos Aires on Monday during another day of uncertainty after the financial restrictions promoted by the government. Photograph: Juan Ignacio Roncoroni/EPA

Argentina’s peso surged on Tuesday, pumped up by Wall Street traders, back after a long holiday weekend, cheering President Mauricio Macri’s capital c(...)

President Mauricio Macri: there are concerns that he may be in denial about his election chances. Photograph: Agustin Marcarian/File photo/Reuters

Argentina’s peso resumed its slide on Wednesday as President Mauricio Macri announced a raft of emergency measures aimed at providing relief to a popu(...)

Michael Hasenstab,  the star manager at California-based Franklin Templeton, has been one of the biggest buyers of Argentine debt

Bond funds run by Michael Hasenstab, one of the fixed income market’s biggest investors, lost nearly $1.8 billion (€1.6 billion) in a single day durin(...)

Argentina’s former president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, currently a vice-presidential candidate, casting her vote in Rio Gallegos, Santa Cruz province on Sunday. Photograph: Walter Diaz/AFP/Getty Images

Argentina’s populist Peronist movement is poised for a spectacular return to power later this year after it registered a crushing victory in an electi(...)

The peso weakened 30.3 per cent to a record low of 65 per US dollar on Monday. Photograph: Ricardo Ceppi/ Getty Images

Argentina’s beleaguered peso currency collapsed on Monday and inflation was expected to rise as voters flirted with a return to interventionist econom(...)

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