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Why Argentina's Leader Is in for a Tough 2019

Jun 1, 2018 | 09:00 GMT
State workers demonstrate outside Argentina's Congress in Buenos Aires in September 2016 during a national strike to demand the reopening of wage negotiations to compensate for high inflation.

State workers demonstrate outside Argentina's Congress in Buenos Aires in September 2016. Argentine President Mauricio Macri's decision to negotiate a loan with the International Monetary Fund will complicate his efforts to secure re-election next year.

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The weather is about to get a lot heavier for Argentine President Mauricio Macri. He has begun negotiations with the International Monetary Fund for up to $30 billion in flexible credit to halt the Argentine peso's slide, but the move has hurt Macri's standing, providing his opponents with abundant political...

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