Far-right libertarian outsider Javier Milei has secured victory in Argentina’s presidential run-off election, as indicated by provisional results. Sergio Massa, Milei’s rival and the economy minister, conceded defeat and congratulated Milei. In his victory speech in Buenos Aires, Milei expressed his commitment to the reconstruction of Argentina, marking the end of its decline. The close race, amid economic challenges such as rising inflation and a crisis, saw Milei’s proposals, including detonating the central bank, resonate with voters. Provisional results showed Milei with nearly 56% of the vote compared to Massa’s 44%. Milei’s victory signals a desire for change among Argentinians frustrated with traditional politics and economic struggles. He has been likened to former US President Donald Trump and ex-Brazilian leader Jair Bolsonaro, and his win reflects a willingness to explore alternative approaches to improve living conditions. Former President Trump congratulated Milei, expressing confidence that he would “Make Argentina Great Again.” The White House also extended congratulations for holding free and fair elections.