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Backstory: The Argentina Presidential Race

Tuesday, October 30, 2007

This month’s Backstory looks at the presidential run of Cristina Fernández de Kirchner in Argentina, whose husband, Néstor Kirchner, is the current president. The election was held on Sunday, October 28, and she won with 45 percent of the vote. Mike Reid, Americas Editor at the Economist, examines whether Cristina represents a change or more of the same.

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Comments [1]

RC

Lenny,

Ask him about Chavez's role in being a good source of capital for Argentina.

Chávez opens his wallet wider to boost Latin American influence
http://www.guardian.co.uk/venezuela/story/0,,2144693,00.html

Oct. 30 2007 01:53 PM

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