President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner failed to secure enough votes to seek a third term in yesterday’s mid-term election, ensuring the end of her rule in 2015 and validating investor optimism a more market-friendly government will emerge. Bonds rallied.
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner’s ruling coalition lost Buenos Aires province, the country’s largest, while keeping a majority in both houses of Congress in midterm elections yesterday.
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner will undergo surgery tomorrow to remove an accumulation of blood in her skull following a blow eight weeks ago, according to a statement issued by the hospital where she is being treated.
Buenos Aires mayor and opposition leader Mauricio Macri was re-elected yesterday after defeating in a runoff President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner’s candidate three months before she seeks a second term.
Buenos Aires Mayor Mauricio Macri ’s decision not to run for president of Argentina boosts opposition chances of forcing a runoff in the October elections, according to political analyst Rosendo Fraga .
Argentina’s nationalization of two railroads in the past month paves the way for the renovation of a network from the foothills of the Andes to the coast, cutting transport costs in the world’s third-largest soybean producer.