After Argentine President Mauricio Macri comes second in Argentina's primary elections, the country's peso loses 15% of its value against the US dollar.
Argentinian voters go to the polls to elect a new president. Though the margin is lower than what opinion polls predicted, Alberto Fernández of the left-wing Justicialist Party beats incumbent Mauricio Macri of the center-right Republican Proposal. Macri becomes the first president in Argentinian history to lose his reelection bid.
Sources from the Brazilian government reveal that Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro suggested U.S. President Donald Trump visit Argentina in order to back the re-election of President Mauricio Macri.
In Osaka, Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Canada jointly issue a statement condemning the Venezuelan government. The statement's author, Argentine President Mauricio Macri, indicated that it was meant to "show that beyond good faith and dialogue, Maduro takes advantage of that to create more poverty, famine and corruption in Venezuela".
President of Argentina Mauricio Macri announces talks with the International Monetary Fund on financial support for the country's economy. The Central Bank of Argentina interest rate is now at 40%, inflation at 25% and the value of the Argentine peso at a record low.
Voters in Argentina went to the polls Sunday to select a new President and legislature. The race to be Argentina's next president heads for a November 22 runoff. With 80 percent of polling places reporting, opposition, Republican Proposal (PRO) candidate Mauricio Macri, and ruling party, Justicialist Party (PJ) candidate Daniel Scioli each have 35 percent of the votes.