Updated December 30th, 2023 at 14:49 IST

ARGENTINA PRESIDENT JAVIER MILEI FLIES COUCH

ARGENTINA PRESIDENT JAVIER MILEI FLIES COUCH

Reported by: By Sukanya
Javier Milei flies couch | Image:AP
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ARGENTINA - ARGENTINAN PRESIDENT JAVIER MILEI flies couch. Javier Milei had recently been trending for slashing off around 5000 government jobs in order to get Argentina's economical condition back to normal. Where Presidents of other countries are spending a fortune on their travel expenses, Milei is trying to save budget by flying couch and saving up the fortune to get the country back on feet.

The economical condition of Argentina saw a negative shift after the drought in 2023 that negatively impacted its economy by 2.5 percent. With the inflation rate crossing up till 108.8 percent and 43 percent of the population being under below poverty line. There is an over all unemployment of 5000 people in Argentina and more.

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Meanwhile, US President Joe Biden and First lady Jill Biden departed on a rainy morning at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland for the island of St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

The First Couple will be there through the New Year's Holiday as they have the year before.

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The Bidens did not speak to reporters when boarding Air Force One.

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Published December 30th, 2023 at 14:49 IST