After decades of economic stagnation, Argentina elected a new president, Javier Milei, on Nov. 19. The incumbent ran on an anti-communist, ultra-libertarian ticket, securing over 55 percent of the vote in the process.
But who is the former soccer goalkeeper who countered expectations to become President of Argentina? NTD spoke to Marcos Schotgues, editor-in-chief of the Portuguese-language edition of The Epoch Times, to find out more about why this election is so significant for Argentina.
What of the possible knock-on effects in other South American countries? What is the election’s significance for the United States? And just how does Mr. Milei intend to combat socialism in his country?