Alberto Fernández

Argentina clears Olympic athletes to resume training

Those who have already secured a place for Argentina at the Tokyo Games are swimmers Delfina Pignatiello, Julia Sebastian and Santiago Grassi; gymnast Martina Dominici; and sailors Santiago Lange and Cecilia Carranza.

Argentina’s Alberto Fernandez sworn in as new President

In an hour-long speech, he criticized rising rates of hunger and poverty and said the country needed to revive growth to escape from “virtual default” after a period of painful austerity under the outgoing conservative Mauricio Macri.

Ideological swingback

The new President and Vice-President will, therefore, succeed to a direly depleted inheritance.