Argentina

Latin America’s 2019: Socialist Mobs Fight to Burn Down Conservative Wins

2019 was a year of mixed fortunes in the pursuit of freedom and democracy in Latin America, defined largely by socialist mobs using force to pressure the region to bow to their will. Despite this, the Latin American right secured a major victory in the resignation of far-left Bolivian leader Evo Morales.

SANTIAGO, CHILE - DECEMBER 05: Protesters burn a barricade in downtown Santiago as demonstrations continue against Chilean President Sebastian Pi√±era on December 05, 2019 in Santiago, Chile. Central Bank of Chile forecasts a 1% growth in GDP for 2019, which will be the worst year for Chilean economy since the …

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)