Report: Argentina booming despite warnings from establishment naysayers

Report: Argentina booming despite warnings from establishment naysayers

by WorldTribune Staff, May 10, 2024 Thanks to the free market reforms of populist President Javier Milei, inflation is falling in Argentina. Interest rates are also coming down. And the peso is on fire. Milei has also put relations with China in the deep freeze while moving closer to the United States. And, last week, […]

Meanwhile in Argentina, Milei delivers shock therapy: ‘No Plan B, no ‘room for feelings’

Meanwhile in Argentina, Milei delivers shock therapy: ‘No Plan B, no ‘room for feelings’

by WorldTribune Staff, January 29, 2024 Under state control, Argentina’s economy became a disaster area. Cleaning up that disaster area will no doubt cause short-term pain, but President Javier Milei said he will not waiver from bringing a free market economy to the nation. “There is no Plan B,” Milei said on Tuesday in an […]

Argentina’s Milei at Davos: ‘Long live liberty, dammit’

Argentina’s Milei at Davos: ‘Long live liberty, dammit’

by WorldTribune Staff, January 18, 2024 Argentina’s populist President Javier Milei stood before an audience filled with woke globalists, many of whom had hoped for his defeat in last November’s election, and assailed socialism while praising capitalism. In an address on Wednesday at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, Milei said world leaders […]

In just 3 weeks, Milei took sledgehammer to Argentina’s Deep State

In just 3 weeks, Milei took sledgehammer to Argentina’s Deep State

by WorldTribune Staff, January 1, 2024 On Dec. 10, populist Javier Milei was inaugurated as president of Argentina. Since then, Milei has: • Eliminated 12 out of 21 cabinet posts. • Fired 5,000 government employees. • Ended 380,000 government regulations. • Banned woke language in the military. • Introduced a bill to affirm the right […]

Argentines chose freedom over more of the same old political tango

Argentines chose freedom over more of the same old political tango

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler, November 23, 2023 Facing a tight and tense Presidential election showdown, Argentines chose Freedom. In a stunning upset, the South American country elected an upstart libertarian candidate Javier Milea, an economist who promised to cut spending, reduce bloated budgets, and use economic shock therapy to save the resource […]

Argentina shocker: MAGA-style winner had like Trump charged election fraud

Argentina shocker: MAGA-style winner had like Trump charged election fraud

by WorldTribune Staff, November 20, 2023 A populist outsider who drew comparisons to the rise of Donald Trump and the MAGA movement soared to a landslide victory in Argentina’s vote for president on Sunday after Buenos Aires switched to paper ballots. Javier Milei won 56 percent of the vote, compared to 44 percent for socialist […]

Mugged by economic reality: A political tsunami sweeps southern hemisphere

Mugged by economic reality: A political tsunami sweeps southern hemisphere

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler, October 29, 2023 “It’s the last bus stop in the world,” a former New Zealand Prime Minister once told me while he was visiting New York. Indeed, a remote South Pacific island nation of merely 5 million souls known for the Kiwi, its All Blacks Rugby team, and […]

Argentine conservative candidate: ‘I won’t do business with any communist’

Argentine conservative candidate: ‘I won’t do business with any communist’

by WorldTribune Staff, September 17, 2023 Javier Milei, an economist and conservative lawmaker who is leading in Argentina’s presidential election polls, urged Americans to have no mercy on socialists and their ideas and to “cut their financing and make them compete on a level playing field.” In a conversation with Tucker Carlson published online on […]

‘Belt and Road’ advances: Beijing fills void in Argentina created by American ambivalence

‘Belt and Road’ advances: Beijing fills void in Argentina created by American ambivalence

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler For nearly a decade now, China’s “Belt and Road” commercial infrastructure initiative (BRI) has been expanding globally. Usually, and most notably, countries which sign up are poor or unduly dependent on Beijing’s largesse and bulging coffers.  Places like Burma, Cambodia, Sri Lanka and Pakistan have willingly joined the […]

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