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  1. Alberto Fernandez’s march to the threshold of Argentina’s presidency began in the upstairs room of a Buenos Aires bar. Early 2018 was an inauspicious time to even consider challenging the incumbent ...

  2. Latin American ‘Oasis’ Is Shaken by Worst Unrest in Decades

    Bloomberg via Yahoo FinanceOct 22 15:24 PM

    Protests continued Monday night in defiance of curfews, although the rate of violent events has slowed. What began as a protest against a 4-cent subway-fare hike quickly became an outpouring ...

  3. Opposition's Fernandez Leads Macri in Tally: Argentina Update

    Bloomberg via Yahoo FinanceOct 28 1:18 AM

    For an outright win, Fernandez, a left-leaning populist, needs 45% of votes, or at least 40% with a 10 percentage point lead over Macri. The official count from the election commission shows ...

  4. Chile's Codelco, the world's top copper miner, said it had resumed normal operations after its unionized workers struck a deal with government officials late Wednesday to end a day-long walk-off ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Chile’s Protests Aren’t Like Other Latin American Protests

    Bloomberg via Yahoo FinanceOct 23 15:30 PM

    Harsh fiscal measures and feckless management helped to trigger mass protests in Argentina, Ecuador and Honduras this year. Cries of “fraud” rang out in the Bolivian streets early this week ...

  7. Fernandez arrived at the presidential palace in downtown Buenos Aires without any staff, save for a spokesman. Later on Fernandez smiled and waved as he entered a car to leave, but he did not ...