New boss vows to combine Argentina

Media captionRousing acclaim followed a irreverence in of Mauricio Macri as a new president

Mauricio Macri has been sworn in as Argentina’s new president, vowing to combine a nation.

The centre-right Mr Macri took a promise of bureau in Congress though his coronation was boycotted by his predecessor, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, in a quarrel over a venue.

In his initial speech, Mr Macri vowed to tackle corruption, misery and drug trafficking.

He also affianced “team work” and an finish to fight in politics.

Mr Macri, 56, told Congress: “As boss we wish to be a citizen who can promulgate with all Argentines.

“Politics for me is not a foe to see who’s got a bigger ego. It’s operative together for a good of a people.”

He vowed to work “tirelessly for we in these entrance 4 years”.

Late on Wednesday, Ms Fernandez had bid farewell to supporters in an romantic speech, propelling people to take to a streets if they felt tricked by a new centre-right government.

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President Mauricio Macri with First Lady Juliana Awada

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Mr Macri vowed to tackle poverty, crime and drug trafficking

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Thousands lined a streets for Mr Macri’s march to Congress

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On Wednesday, Ms Fernandez urged people to take to a streets if they felt tricked by a new government

This is a initial time given a finish of a troops persecution in 1983 that a boss has not attended a coronation of a successor.

Mr Macri triumphed in final month’s choosing run-off, violence Ms Fernandez’s selected successor, Daniel Scioli.

Mr Macri has betrothed to pierce from a mostly state-controlled economy underneath a revolutionary Ms Fernandez to one that is some-more giveaway market-orientated, easing trade and banking controls.

He has also betrothed to urge family with a US.

In his debate in Congress he said: “We’ve got to take fight out of a centre of politics. With fighting nobody wins, with dialogue, everybody wins.

“A new time is coming, a time of dialogue, a time of teamwork.”

Media captionThe BBC’s Ignacio de los Reyes on since a energy handover has been injured by a large squabble

He pronounced those who had voted for him wanted 3 goals – 0 poverty, an finish to drug trafficking and a togetherness of all Argentines.

To applause, he pronounced he wanted a law spotless of a domestic affiliations.

Marta Gabriela Michetti was sworn in as vice-president.

Mr Macri afterwards trafficked to a presidential house to accept a cincture and rod of office.

Ms Fernandez had insisted that a handover of a black of bureau should also take place in Congress, where her celebration binds a infancy of seats.

She argued this was a tradition determined by her and her late father and prototype in office, Nestor Kirchner.


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The Buenos Aires Herald says Ms Fernandez’s final day showed her “at both her best and her worst” with a “display of sparse domestic mischief” though with “a hold on a renouned imagination”. She is “leaving not with nostalgia though with a rallying cry”, it concludes.

La Prensa describes Ms Fernandez’s disaster to conduct a handover rite as “a detriment though precedents” and “a sour doctrine schooled too late”, adding that new boss is now resolutely “in control”.

Left-wing journal Pagina 12 is some-more sympathetic, display images of a outrageous crowds of supporters collected in a Plaza de Mayo, along with a headline: “The Hug.”

In Brazil, worried repository Veja writes of “the follies of Cristina Kirchner” while Chile’s El Mercurio says Mr Macri is holding energy “surrounded by controversy”.

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Mr Macri argued that according to presidential protocol, a handover should be hold in a palace, as it was before 2003.

Local media reported that Mr Macri’s preference was substantially driven not only by tradition though also by a regard that supporters of Ms Fernandez could interrupt a rite in Congress.

After Ms Fernandez declined to attend a ceremonies, Mr Macri’s celebration sought a justice claim affirming that her tenure finished during midnight on Wednesday.

Ms Fernandez told her supporters on Wednesday evening: “I can’t pronounce prolonged since during midnight we spin into a pumpkin.”

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