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5 Feb, 2024 06:34

Argentina’s unique new leader


Javier Milei’s rise is marked by his emergence as a prominent Argentine economist, political commenter, and politician. Known for his charismatic and unconventional style, the 53-year-old gained widespread attention for challenging traditional economic policies and advocating for free-market principles. His critique of government intervention and fiscal conservatism, as well as his bold communication style, have contributed to his popularity, especially at the World Economic Forum most recently. The MO’s Manila Chan speaks to Argentine journalist Lautaro Fernández about Milei and Argentina’s future under his leadership.