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Argentina Elects New President

Alberto Fernández

Argentina President Mauricio Macri conceded defeat to challenger Alberto Fernández on Sunday, marking a leftward shift for the country.

“We need an orderly transition that will bring tranquility to all Argentines, because the most important thing is the well-being of all Argentines,” Macri said.

Macri was elected president in 2015, but had struggled amid an ongoing economic crisis.

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