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Mauricio Macri

Argentine politician and ex President of Argentina

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Mauricio Macri: Argentine politician and ex President of Argentina
Mauricio Macri is an Argentine businessman and politician who served as President of Argentina from 2015 to 2019. A former civil engineer, Macri won the first presidential runoff ballotage in Argentina's history and is the first democratically-elected non-Radical or Peronist president since 1916. He previously served as the chief of government of Buenos Aires from 2007 to 2015, and represented the city in the lower house of the Congress of Argentina from 2005 to 2007.

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'We're back': Argentina's Peronists return as Fernandez takes office

Argentina's new Peronist leader Alberto Fernandez will assume the presidency on Tuesday, a sharp gear shift from conservative Mauricio Macri as the Latin American country firefights rampant inflation,..
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Argentina's Peronists return as Fernandez sworn into power

Argentina's new Peronist leader Alberto Fernandez will assume the presidency on Tuesday, a sharp gear shift from conservative Mauricio Macri as the Latin American country firefights rampant inflation,..
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Argentine health chief quits in abortion fight with conservative president

Argentina's health secretary resigned on Friday after a protocol he signed the day before, aimed at making abortion more available, was revoked by conservative President Mauricio Macri, less than a..
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Argentina's Fernandez pledges to 'turn the page' as left wins power

Argentina's president-elect Alberto Fernandez vowed on Monday to 'turn the page' on the IMF-backed policies of incumbent Mauricio Macri, after voters weary of rising poverty and inflation swept the..
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Argentina's Fernandez, Macri meet as country faces uncertain future

Argentina's President-elect Alberto Fernandez and outgoing leader Mauricio Macri met on Monday to find a way to smooth the tricky political transition with the left-leaning Peronists set to return to..
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Argentine peso rises after election; black market price hits record low

Argentina's peso edged up on Monday and the local Merval stock index rallied after center-left Alberto Fernandez clenched victory over incumbent Mauricio Macri in the presidential election and the..
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President-elect Fernandez meets Macri as Argentina faces new future

Argentine President-elect Alberto Fernandez arrived at the presidential palace in Buenos Aires on Monday for a meeting with outgoing incumbent Mauricio Macri where the two are expected to discuss the..
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Argentine peso opens stronger after Fernandez victory, central bank currency controls

Argentina's peso opened slightly stronger on Monday after leftist opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez clenched victory over incumbent Mauricio Macri in the presidential election, and the central..
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Argentina president-elect Fernandez, Macri meet after decisive vote

Argentina's president-elect Alberto Fernandez arrived to the presidential palace in Buenos Aires on Monday morning to meet with outgoing incumbent Mauricio Macri, where the two are expected to discuss..
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Argentina bonds tumble after Peronists sweep to power

Argentina's dollar bonds fell on Monday as investors fretted about the consequences for the national economy and debt burden after Peronist Alberto Fernandez ousted President Mauricio Macri in an..
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Explainer: Argentina's farmers have some questions for President-elect Fernandez

Argentina's farmers have some questions for President-elect Alberto Fernandez, after the center-left Peronist won a decisive election on Sunday, ousting business-friendly leader Mauricio Macri.
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Argentina's Peronists sweep back into power as Macri ousted

Argentina's Peronists swept back into power on Sunday, ousting conservative president Mauricio Macri in an election result that shifts Latin America's No. 3 economy firmly back toward the left after it..
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Argentina's president-elect Fernandez says will meet, work with Macri

Argentina's president-elect Alberto Fernandez said that he would meet with outgoing leader Mauricio Macri to discuss the political transition after the center-left Peronist won a decisive victory in a..
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Argentina's Macri concedes presidential election, congratulates Alberto Fernandez

Argentine President Mauricio Macri conceded the presidential election on Sunday night and congratulated opposition Peronist candidate Alberto Fernandez.
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Argentina's Fernandez leads Macri with first results counted, heading toward outright win

Argentina's Alberto Fernandez was leading the presidential election on Sunday and was on track to win outright, according to a count of 73% of the ballots, a result that would shift Latin America's No...
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Argentine media call Fernandez election winner in worrying sign for Macri

Argentine media called the presidential election in favor of Alberto Fernandez soon after polls closed on Sunday, a worrying early sign for conservative incumbent Mauricio Macri who trailed far behind..
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Argentine local media say Fernandez beats Macri in presidential vote: TV

Argentine local media, in a rapid response after polls closed on Sunday, said that opposition leader Alberto Fernandez had beaten conservative incumbent Mauricio Macri, ahead of official results coming..
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Argentina votes in 'historic election' as economic woes drive Peronist left

Argentines headed out to the polls on Sunday after a year of twists and turns in a dramatic election race that is likely to oust conservative President Mauricio Macri and shift the South American..
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'Four tough years': Argentina votes as economic woes bolster Peronist left

Argentines headed to the polls on Sunday, after a year of twists and turns in a dramatic election race that has been chastening for conservative President Mauricio Macri, who trails well behind..
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Macri the underdog as Argentina heads to the polls

Argentines head to the polls on Sunday, after a year of twists and turns in a dramatic election race that has been chastening for conservative President Mauricio Macri, who trails well behind Peronist..
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Argentina election: Voters go to the polls amid deep economic crisis

President Mauricio Macri, a right-wing businessman, faces centre-left challenger Alberto Fernández.
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Argentina election: done deal or twist in the tail?

Argentines head to the polls on Sunday with the Peronist opposition strong favorites to take back the presidency from business-friendly reformer Mauricio Macri, who has been stung by a tumbling economy..
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Argentine presidential front-runner urges 'angry' Macri to keep peso stable

Argentina's presidential front-runner Alberto Fernandez has called on incumbent Mauricio Macri to keep the peso stable after the next round of their election battle on Sunday and avoid a repeat of the..
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Argentina's Macri appeals to 'angry' voters at massive Buenos Aires rally

Argentine President Mauricio Macri called on "angry" voters to get behind him ahead of presidential elections next week, as he looks to defy the odds and rein in Peronist challenger Alberto Fernandez,..
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Argentine Peronist challenger seen winning presidency outright on October 27: polls

Peronist opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez should beat business-friendly incumbent Mauricio Macri in the Oct. 27 presidential election by almost 20 percentage points, enough to clinch a..
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Macri seeks boost from young voters with employer tax cut incentive

Argentine President Mauricio Macri announced a tax incentive proposal aimed at boosting employment among young people on Monday, in a bid to gain ground with a voter demographic that contributed to his..
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'Yes we can!' says Argentina's Macri as vote looms. Not likely, says everybody else

Argentina's embattled President Mauricio Macri took to the streets on Saturday with a defiant message: "Yes we can," he told crowds of supporters in Buenos Aires as he looks to launch an unlikely..
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Argentina's Macri launches election push with Buenos Aires march

Argentine President Mauricio Macri told a crowd of thousands of supporters on Saturday that he could still turn the tide and win the upcoming presidential election, despite his main opponent's wide..
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Argentina's Fernandez, front-runner for president, walks tightrope between markets and votes

Argentina's presidential front-runner Alberto Fernandez is on a tightrope between the interventionist policies of his better-known running mate Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and the stumbling..
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Argentina pollsters emerge after primary fail, forecast huge win for Fernandez

Argentina's pollsters, still smarting after failing to predict a landslide defeat for President Mauricio Macri in an August primary, are sheepishly re-emerging with an updated election forecast: a huge..
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Argentine markets hold steady as anti-Macri protesters decry austerity, rising poverty

Argentine markets held steady on Wednesday, even as thousands of protesters took to the streets to demonstrate against the government of President Mauricio Macri and a darkening economic outlook in the..
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Argentina's Macri says IMF team coming next week

Argentine President Mauricio Macri said on Thursday that a team from the International Monetary Fund would arrive in Argentina next week.
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Argentina's Macri shelves sales taxes as he seeks to cut left's lead

Argentine President Mauricio Macri, smarting from a bruising primary election loss, announced on Thursday an end to sales taxes on basic food products until the end of the year in a bid to salvage his..
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Argentina's Macri says sales tax to be eliminated on some food products until end of year

Argentine President Mauricio Macri said on Thursday that sales tax will be eliminated on some basic food products, including bread, sugar and milk, until the end of year.
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As election looms, Argentina's Macri announces relief measures after years of spending cuts

Argentine President Mauricio Macri on Wednesday unveiled a package of welfare subsidies and tax cuts for lower-income workers to lessen the pain of an economic crisis months before elections, but his..
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Argentina presidential front-runner says he won't spark default

Argentine center-left presidential front-runner Alberto Fernandez said on Wednesday that his policies would not lead to a debt default, adding that in a call with President Mauricio Macri, both agreed..
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Argentina's Macri says his rival pledges to calm markets if he takes power

Argentine President Mauricio Macri said on Twitter on Wednesday that he had spoken with center-left presidential rival Alberto Fernandez, who had expressed willingness to keep markets calm in case of..
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With economic storm breaking, Argentina's Macri announces relief measures

Argentine President Mauricio Macri on Wednesday unveiled a package of welfare subsidies and lower taxes for workers to lessen the impact of an economic crisis just months before a re-election bid, but..
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Argentina announces economic relief plan but peso still flailing

Argentine President Mauricio Macri on Wednesday unveiled a package of welfare subsidies and lower taxes for workers to lessen the impact of an economic crisis just months before a re-election bid, but..
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Argentine peso opens weaker after Macri announces tax cuts, subsidy boost

Argentina's peso weakened at the open on Wednesday after President Mauricio Macri said he would cut income taxes for workers and boost subsidies for social services following two days of economic..
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Argentina's Macri announces tax cuts, subsidy boost following market meltdown

Argentine President Mauricio Macri said on Wednesday he will cut income taxes for workers and increase subsidies for social services following two days of economic turmoil triggered by an election..
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