Teamsters’ leader Hugo Moyano helped President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and her late husband dominate Argentine politics for eight years. Now she’s making moves that amount to a snub of her old partner, one labor leader says -- and Moyano and his allies are voicing their unhappiness.
A World Cup championship for Argentina would mean more than a third title for the South American country and a victory lap run naked by soccer idol Diego Maradona . With an election due next year, it could boost the popularity of President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner -- temporarily.
Buenos Aires mayor Mauricio Macri will face a runoff against President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner’s candidate in a bid to govern Argentina’s capital after just missing the 50 percent threshold in voting yesterday.
Argentine opposition leaders warned that President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner’s takeover of YPF SA would damage South America’s second-biggest economy as the Senate began debate on the company’s nationalization.
Argentina has given responsibility for turning around its biggest oil producer to a 40-year-old political high-flier whose experience in corporate management consists of a six-month stint at the money-losing state airline.