The problems begin: Why did Javier Milei suspend his trip to the US?

The elected president of Argentina, Javier Milei, has suspended his trip to the United States, after his party, La Libertad Avanza (LLA), has confirmed that former presidential candidate Patricia Bullrich will occupy the Ministery of security.

Milei has held meetings with its technical teams and the cancellation of the trip responds to the intention of focus in “assemble your work equipment”, according to sources close to the far-right leader contacted by the Télam news agency.

Bullrich, who had already referred to the possibility of being offered the position in statements to the media, already held this position between 2015 and 2019 under the Administration of Mauricio Macri.

His previous management in that portfolio was crossed by the death of the young activist Santiago Maldonadowho disappeared in August 2017 during a Gendarmerie operation in the town of Leleque (south) against a protest by Mapuche indigenous people demanding the release of a detained leader.

The elected president had reported that would arrive this Friday in the United States for visit the grave of a rabbi and that, once the next president is inaugurated December 10will move to Israel.

It’s a spiritual question, I’m going to go where the Rebbe prayed“Milei said, referring to Menachem Mendel Schneersonknown as Lubavitcher Rebbeone of the most influential Jewish leaders of the 20th century, whose remains have rested since 1994, the date of his death, in the New York neighborhood of Queens.

Carlos Rodriguezone of the main economic advisors of the elected president of Argentina, Javier Milei, said this Friday end to his task in the far-right formation La Libertad Avanzain the middle of the dance of names for the assembly of the Government cabinet that will begin on December 10.

“I hereby communicate my unwavering decision to end all formal relationshipreal or alleged, economic advice in La Libertad Avanza”, announced the liberal economist on social network X.

Rodríguez, who served as Secretary of Economic Policy during the Peronist Government Carlos Menem (1989-1999), argued that it will be “much more useful to the cause of freedom” if it can “give your opinion freely” without their “ideas having to be associated with a political party or a person.”

“I congratulate Javier Milei and all the members of La Libertad Avanza for the wonderful work they have done to transform our beloved country for the better,” said the economist.