In Argentina, Obama hopes to forge better U.S. ties

March 23, 2016 11:05 AM

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BUENOS AIRES — President Obama will spend his first full day in Argentina on Wednesday meeting with young people as well as recently elected President Mauricio Macri, even as he and his advisers grapple behind the scenes with the aftermath of Tuesday’s deadly terrorist attacks in Brussels.

The visit to Argentina, coming on the heels of Obama’s historic trip to Cuba, was initially aimed at highlighting its more U.S.-friendly government and potential to play a greater role in hemispheric affairs. But the strikes linked to the Islamic State that left dozens dead have detracted from the v...

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