Alberto Fernandez - updates

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Fernandez promises 'caring' Argentina as he assumes presidency

Dec 10, 2019 - 11:56 PM

Alberto Fernandez, whose vice president is controversial former leader Cristina Kirchner, will govern until 2023 in a country beset by recession, high inflation, rising unemployment and poverty

SWORN IN. Handout picture released by the Argentine Senate showing Argentina's new president Alberto Fernandez (L) waving next to his vice-president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, after receiving the presidential sash from outgoing president Mauricio Macri during his inauguration ceremony at the Congress in Buenos Aires on December 10, 2019. AFP PHOTO/ARGENTINA'S SENATE/CHARLY DIAZ AZCUE

Peronist Alberto Fernandez wins Argentine presidential election

Oct 28, 2019 - 10:50 AM

Alberto Fernandez, a 60-year-old law professor, garners nearly 48% of the votes – crossing the threshold for outright victory – after 94% of the votes had been counted

WINNING. Argentina's presidential candidate for the Frente de Todos party Alberto Fernandez flashes the Victory sign as he leaves the polling station in Buenos Aires during Argentina's general election on October 27, 2019. Photo by Alejandro Pagni/AFP

Argentine surprise: Kirchner to seek vice presidency

May 19, 2019 - 12:02 AM

The announcement comes just 3 days before the ex-Argentine president goes on trial on corruption charges

RUNNING. This handout photo released by the Argentinian Senate's press office shows Argentina's former President and Senator Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner (L) debating the bill to legalizing abortion at Congress in Buenos Aires on August 9, 2018. Photo by Charly Diaz Azcue/Argentinian Senate's Press Office/AFP