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Argentina, whose official name is the Argentine Republic, is a country located in the south of South America, the largest after Brazil. It is among the ten largest countries in the world. In terms of population, it is the third most populous country in South America, behind Brazil and Colombia. It is bathed by the Atlantic Ocean and borders Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay. Paraná, Santa Catarina, and the Rio Grande do Sul are the Brazilian states that border the country. Interestingly, the name Argentina comes from the Latin Argentum, which means “silver”. That’s because, according to legend, Argentina would be rich in this metal.

‘Make Argentina Great Again’: Milei Echoes Trump’s Slogan During US Visit
Donald Trump (left) and Javier Milari (right) met behind the scenes at the Conservative Political Action Conference – Copyright Argentina’s Presidency Press Office/AFP Handout By The Smartencyclopedia Staff & Agencies Washington, D.C. — Argentine President Javier Milei and former U.S. President Donald Trump shared a platform at the Conservative Political
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Javier Milei Sworn In as Argentina’s President, Warns Economic Shock Unavoidable
By Smartencyclopedia Staff  & Agencies In a historic turn of events, libertarian economist Javier Milei was sworn in as the new President of Argentina on Sunday, succeeding Peronist leader Alberto Fernandez. In his maiden speech, President Milei issued a stark warning, stating that a sharp, painful fiscal shock is inevitable
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Beijing Concerned as Argentina’s President-elect Declares Shift Away from China
By The Smartencyclopedia Staff  Argentina’s President-elect Javier Milei, often likened to former U.S. President Donald Trump, is making waves with his unconventional political and economic agenda. The libertarian-oriented leader has raised eyebrows in Beijing as he signals a significant shift in Argentina’s relations with China. Milei has not minced words, labeling
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Trump Applauds as Libertarian Conservative Javier Milei Secures Historic Victory in Argentina’s Presidential Runoff
The Smartencyclopedia Staff & Agencies In a historic upset, firebrand libertarian conservative Javier Milei secured a decisive victory over the establishment candidate in Argentina’s presidential runoff on Sunday, causing a range of reactions from global leaders. According to Argentina’s electoral authority, Milei won 55.7% of the votes, marking the widest
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Argentina on the Brink: The Rise of the Far Right and the Crisis of Peronism
The Smartencyclopedia Staff & Agencies Argentina is facing a political earthquake of unprecedented proportions. The once-dominant Peronist coalition is in crisis, and the traditional right-wing is teetering on the brink of extinction. In their place, a new force has emerged: the far right, led by the charismatic and controversial Javier
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Javier Milei: The Unconventional Contender Shaking Up Argentine Politics
The Smartencyclopedia Staff & Agencies Javier Milei: The Unconventional Contender Shaking Up Argentine Politics In a spectacle reminiscent of Carnival or Comic-Con, Javier Milei, a right-wing populist and unconventional Argentine presidential candidate, has turned campaign rallies into outlandish performances. Whether appearing as “the king of the jungle” or brandishing a
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Far-right candidate Javier Milei finishes first in Argentina’s presidential primary
Argentinians will have a choice among three main contenders in this year’s presidential vote: far-right lawmaker Javier Milei, center-right coalition candidate Patricia Bullrich, and Economy Minister Sergio Massa. The results from Sunday’s primary election indicate that Milei secured the lead with over 30 percent of the votes counted, while Bullrich
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Argentines vote in primary elections, with ruling Peronist coalition facing punishment
Argentines headed to the polls on Sunday in primary elections, with voters likely to punish the ruling center-left Peronist coalition for its handling of the country’s economic crisis. The primary is obligatory for most adults and each person gets one vote, making it in effect a giant dress rehearsal of
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Argentina has experienced a remarkable surge in lithium exports during the initial five months of 2023, reaching record-breaking levels
By Smartencyclopedia Newsroom * According to the Argentinian Mining Ministry, lithium exports from Argentina experienced an extraordinary surge, setting a new record. The first five months of the year saw a remarkable 84 percent year-on-year increase, totaling an estimated $369 million. This figure represents the highest export total ever recorded
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Argentina to pay for Chinese imports in yuan rather than US dollars
Argentina will pay for imports from China in yuan instead of US dollars for settlement, the country’s Economy Minister Sergio Massa said at a press conference on April 26, noting that the move signifies stronger bilateral trade ties, China Central Television reported on Thursday. After reaching the agreement with various
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