In a historic turn of events, Javier Milei, a far-right libertarian has clinched Argentina’s presidency with a decisive victory, defeating Peronist economy chief Sergio Massa by more than 11 points. Milei’s campaign, marked by radical economic promises, has sparked debate and concerns both domestically and internationally.
Turning Point In Argentine Politics
Garnering over 55% of the valid votes, Milei’s party, La Libertad Avanza, dominated in 21 of 24 districts, a notable increase from its performance in the primaries. This result, attributable to support from former president Mauricio Macri and his party after the general elections on October 27, indicates a political landscape less polarized than in past elections.
Crisis, Political Discontent And Global Anti-Progressive Alignment
This shift, fueled by an economic crisis and historically high inflation, political discontent and …