Argentine Congress ratifies election of Javier Milei as president

30 November 2023
2023-11-30 10:22

The Argentine Congress ratified the election of Javier Milei and Victoria Villarruel as the country's president and vice president, respectively.

Milei, a 53-year-old libertarian outsider set to take office on December 10, stormed to victory in elections pledging to ditch the peso for the US dollar and "dynamite" the central bank as ways of dealing with Argentina's long-running economic malaise.

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