Argentine president ousts media regulator chief

Argentina's new conservative leader Mauricio Macri, pictured with his wife and daughter at the Casa Rosada on December 10, 2015, has ousted the head of the country's broadcast-media regulator in a new swipe at the legacy of his left-wing predecessorArgentine President Mauricio Macri has ousted the head of the country’s broadcast media regulator, his administration said Wednesday, the conservative leader’s latest swipe at the legacy of his left-wing predecessor. Macri, who took over from president Cristina Kirchner on December 10, has signed a decree removing Kirchner loyalist Martin Sabbatella as director of the Federal Authority for Audiovisual Communication Services (AFSCA), said Communications Minister Oscar Aguad.

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