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Alberto Ángel Fernández is an Argentine politician, professor, and lawyer, and has been the President of Argentina since 2019.
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Argentina's Fernandez extends coronavirus lockdown through April 26Argentina will extend until April 27 the lockdown it imposed last month to control the spread of the coronavirus, President Alberto Fernandez said in a televised address on Friday, adding that the..
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Argentina abortion: President Alberto Fernández proposes legalisationArgentina's President Alberto Fernández has said he will send a bill to legalise abortion to Congress within the next 10 days. Mr Fernández, who was sworn in as president in December, has previously..
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Argentine president to send abortion legalization law to CongressArgentine President Alberto Fernandez announced on Sunday that he will send to Congress a bill to legalize abortion, an initiative that has broad social support but is also strongly opposed by..
Pope Francis promises to help Argentina in debt crisis, president saysArgentine President Alberto Fernandez said Pope Francis had promised him in a meeting to do everything he could to help with his homeland's debt crisis.
Pope meets Argentina president amid debt crisis, says work for peacePope Francis met Argentine President Alberto Fernandez on Friday and asked him to be a messenger of peace in their common homeland which is fighting rampant inflation, credit default fears and rising..
Argentina's new president surprises students for final examsArgentina's new President Alberto Fernandez briefly swapped duties on Friday, returning to unfinished business at his former job as a college professor overseeing students' final exams.
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Argentina's Fernandez signals policy shifts with new cabinet, economy chiefArgentine President-elect Alberto Fernandez unveiled his cabinet and new central bank chief on Friday evening, laying out his core team days before the center-left leader takes office facing a stalled..
Left-leaning congressman named Argentina's next agriculture ministerThe next agriculture minister of grains powerhouse Argentina will be Luis Basterra, President-elect Alberto Fernandez said on Friday, an appointment met with some scepticism by farmers worried about a..
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Argentina's President-elect names Miguel Pesce as new central bank headArgentina's incoming President Alberto Fernandez on Friday named economist Miguel Pesce as his pick to head the country's central bank, as the entity faces drained foreign reserves, tough fiscal..
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Argentina's Fernandez joins leftist leaders for 'Puebla Group' summitArgentine President-elect Alberto Fernandez joined the inaugural meeting of the so-called Puebla Group in Buenos Aires on Saturday, a conference of left-leaning regional political leaders.
Argentina's Fernandez says debt is a problem that must be resolvedArgentina's debt is a problem that the incoming administration must resolve, its president-elect, Alberto Fernandez, said on Monday, during a news conference in Mexico.