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Libertarian Javier Milei Is Argentina's Next President: What Happens Next

• Zero Hedge

As reported last night, the outspoken libertarian candidate Javier Milei, also known as Argentina's Donald Trump and not to be confused with Brazil's Donald Trump, Jair Bolsonaro, both of whom, however, have Milei's endorsement...

... decisively won the second-round presidential election in Argentina, Latin America's third largest economy with 45 million people. With 99.3% of the votes counted, Milei obtained 55.7% of the valid votes, while incumbent Finance Minister Sergio Massa received 44.3%. Massa conceded the results of the election before the results were even released, and stated that "starting tomorrow" Mr. Milei "is responsible for providing certainty." President Alberto Fernandez similarly acknowledged the election results. Later, it was reported that Massa could request a leave of absence from his position as Minister of Finance. Mr. Milei's presidential term begins on December 10.

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