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Argentina’s Political Crisis Restarts With Ministers Leaving

  • Fernandez names three new ministers on Monday amid disputes
  • Resignations rekindle political division within the government
Alberto Fernandez, Argentina’s president
Alberto Fernandez, Argentina’s presidentSource: Bloomberg
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Argentina President Alberto Fernandez named three new ministers on Monday as political infighting within his ruling coalition reignites.

Fernandez named Victoria Tolosa Paz, a close ally, to head the Social Development Ministry while Kelly Olmos will become labor minister in charge of key negotiations with unions, the Argentine government said in a statement. The new officials will replace Juan Zabaleta and Claudio Moroni respectively.