Argentina opposition scores big primary win, hurting Macri’s re-election bid

Presidential candidate Alberto Fernandez reacts on stage during the primary elections, at a cultural centre in Buenos Aires, Argentina, August 11, 2019. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Argentine voters soundly rejected President Mauricio Macri’s austere economic policies in primary elections on Sunday, raising serious questions about his chances of re-election in October, early official results showed. A coalition backing opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez – whose running mate is former president Cristina Fernandez – led by a wider-than-expected 14 […]

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