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Milei's radical overhaul advances in Argentina's Senate as protesters clash with police

Jun. 13, 2024 02:04 AM EDT

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's Senate began what's likely to be an all-night voting marathon on the details of President Javier Milei 's sweeping proposals to slash spending and boost his own powers early Thursday, shortly after giving the plan overall approval in a narrow vote as...

In initial win for Argentine President Milei, senators approve his key bills after violent protests

Jun. 12, 2024 23:52 PM EDT

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina’s Senate narrowly approved key state overhaul and tax bills proposed by President Javier Miliei, delivering an initial legislative victory to the libertarian leader in his efforts to enact his promises of radical change. Senators voted 37...

In initial victory for Argentine President Milei, the Senate gives overall approval to key economic reform bills

Jun. 12, 2024 22:32 PM EDT
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — In initial victory for Argentine President Milei, the Senate gives overall approval to key economic reform bills.

Argentina’s Senate begins voting on bill package that is a key test for populist President Javier Milei’s government

Jun. 12, 2024 22:21 PM EDT
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina’s Senate begins voting on bill package that is a key test for populist President Javier Milei’s government.

Argentine police use water cannons to disperse protesters ahead of a vote that’s key to President Milei’s government

Jun. 12, 2024 15:19 PM EDT
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentine police use water cannons to disperse protesters ahead of a vote that’s key to President Milei’s government.

AP Week in Pictures: Latin America and Caribbean

May. 24, 2024 00:17 AM EDT

May 17-23, 2024 In the Dominican Republic, Haitians and migration featured heavily in the election conversation. Argentine President Javier Milei belts hard rock at a presentation of his new book in Buenos Aires. Mexico's heatwave is so dire, howler...

In message to Russia, Chilean lawmakers meet in Antarctica to underline territorial claims

May. 23, 2024 19:08 PM EDT

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Defense officials from Chile convened a meeting at the bottom of the planet on Thursday in a bid to bolster their territorial claims in Antarctica as tensions escalate over Russia's maneuvers in the polar region. Lawmakers from Chile's parliamentary defense...

Javier Milei, the hard rocker in Argentina's highest office, turns his book talk into wild show

May. 23, 2024 11:19 AM EDT

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A book presentation about neoclassical economic theory may not sound like a crowd-pleaser. But in Buenos Aires mobs of star-struck fans packed a giant auditorium on Wednesday to hear Argentina's president, the libertarian economist Javier Milei,...

Spain withdraws its ambassador to Argentina over President Milei's insults, escalating crisis

May. 21, 2024 14:37 PM EDT

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A diplomatic crisis between historic allies Spain and Argentina expanded Tuesday as Spain announced the official withdrawal of its ambassador from Buenos Aires and Argentine President Javier Milei lambasted the move as “nonsense typical of an arrogant...

Europe's far right groups launch unofficial campaign for the European Union elections

May. 19, 2024 22:24 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Europe’s far-right political parties unofficially launched their campaign Sunday for European Union elections in Spain with strong messages against illegal migration and the bloc’s climate policy while declaring their support for Israel in its war against Hamas. ...