RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - When Alberto Fernández visited Mexico on his first trip abroad since becoming Argentina's president, he said the two countries would face the "challenge of globalization" together.
Less than five months later, the respective stances of Fernández and Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador in fighting the coronavirus pandemic could not be more disparate.
While only now did the Mexican leader decide to urge citizens to remain at home - after encouraging them to eat out in support of the local economy - Argentina paralyzed social life and enforced a strict quarantine policy a . . .