Alberto Fernandez

Argentines Bang Pots to Drown out Socialist President amid Vaccine Scandal

People in Buenos Aires and other cities in Argentina banged pots and pans on Monday night to stage a noisy protest after a nationally televised speech by Argentine President Alberto Fernández, recently linked to a vaccine scandal in which some Argentine government ministers received priority access to coronavirus vaccines before the general public.

A woman bangs the lid of a pot while carrying the Argentine national flag during a demonstration called by small businessmen affected by the government's mandatory quarantine imposed for more than 13 weeks, protesting the quarantine and the expropriation of the Vicentin agro-industrial company on the Obelisk in Buenos Aires, …

Argentina Swears in Socialist President

Peronist Alberto Fernández assumed power as president in Argentina on Tuesday, a return to power for the socialists after predecessor Mauricio Macri failed to stem an economic decline triggered by a decade of leftist rule.

President of Argentina Alberto Fernandez smiles during the reception of foreign leaders at Salon Blanco of Casa Rosada Government Palace on December 10, 2019 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. (Photo by Tomas Cuesta/Getty Images)