Argentina: Presidential front-runner charged over peso panic
15 October 2023 | 4:21 pm
Argentina's struggling currency has gone into a tailspin since the election front-runner said it was worthless, vowing to make the economy dollar-driven. Now the president has laid criminal charges against Javier Milei.
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Messi says he won't retire from international football after captaining Argentina to its first World Cup trophy in 36 years. "I love football, it's what I do," he said. Messi turns 36 next year but believes he has plenty to offer his country.
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Argentina returned home in the early hours of the morning following their 2022 World Cup final victory over France. The squad arrived in Buenos Aires and were greeted by thousands of fans, who lined the streets as players travelled on an open-top bus.
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At a memorial to victims of Argentina's military dictatorship, Germany's Olaf Scholz said it made him think of Iran's ongoing crackdown on protesters. He also visited a VW factory.
The government in Buenos Aires has imposed price caps on many goods to rein in runaway inflation. While the curbs are welcomed among low income locals, economists doubt they will remedy the country's persistent problem.
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The $5.4 billion set for disbursement brings the total lent to the Latin American country under the Extended Fund Facility to $28.9 billion. Argentina is the target of the IMF's largest assistance program.
Just one game is enough to change your fortunes in football, The Flying Eagles' 2-0 loss at the hands of Five-time winners FIFA U-20 World Cup winners Brazil is proof of that. Defeating hosts Argentina who have been in formidable form will be a tall order for Ladan Bosso's side and today, Ayomide Sotubo previews the game for The Nutmeg on Guardian TV.
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