Who is Javier Milei? Sergio Massa? The selection of Argentina explained.
BUENOS AIRES – On Sunday, Argentines will vote in an important presidential election that could give a win to the far-right global movement and a blow to the country’s political establishment.
Or it could lead to a continuation of the Peronist movement that has long dominated politics in Latin America’s third largest economy.
As the country faces its worst economic crisis in two decades, Argentina will choose between Javier Milei – a libertarian economist who has drawn comparisons to Donald Trump and Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro – and Sergio Massa, the centrist economy minister. – left that is in charge of the economy that is going down.
The candidates are very close in the polls, with Milei claiming a razor-thin lead. Here’s what you need to know about one of the most watched elections in Latin America this year.