Argentina’s opposition fumes at party split; control of Peronism at play


In an article published by Richard Lough for Reuters on February 4, Juan Cruz Diaz from Cefeidas Group was featured commenting on the departure of 12 legislators from the Front for Victory (FpV) alliance within the Peronist Party.

[…] it may serve in the interest of moderate Peronists seeking to gain control of the movement to be sympathetic to Macri’s legislative agenda in the near term, said Juan Cruz Diaz, head of the Cefeidas political consultancy. “If the Macri government fails badly early on, it will be very difficult to move away from Kirchnerismo,” Diaz said. “A somewhat successful Macri government gives this movement time to consolidate.”

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