Defeat in legislative primaries leads to crisis within Argentina government

The hard electoral setback suffered by the ruling party last Sunday triggered a new wave of versions about alleged pressures from Kirchnerism to make changes in key ministries, especially in the economic area.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The defeat suffered by the ruling party in Argentina in last Sunday's legislative primaries led to a crisis within Alberto Fernández's government, which erupted this Wednesday with the decision of several ministers to resign their cabinet positions.

According to official sources, the Minister of the Interior, Eduardo "Wado" de Pedro, and at least four other ministers, all of them members of the Kirchnerist wing of the government, led by the . . .

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