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  • People walk by a banner promoting the documentary film "Nestor Kirchner" in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012. The film hits the theaters on Thursday, the latest example of an ongoing effort to exalt the late president's memory, seeking to match the level of Juan Domingo Peron. Streets, hospitals, tunnels and even a soccer tournament is named after Nestor Kirchner, who served as president from 2003 to 2007 and died at the age of 60 on Oct. 27, 2010. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

    Putting Argentina's Kirchner on Peron pedestal

    President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has sought tirelessly to secure her late husband's place in Argentina's pantheon alongside popular leader Juan Domingo Peron and his glamorous wife Evita, the country's most influential politicians of the 20th century.


  • Argentine President Cristina Fernandez, motioning for silence as her YPF proposal is read at Government House in Buenos Aires, says it will restore Argentina's sovereignty, increase its oil production and lessen imports. (Associated Press)

    GHEI: Argentina's theft

    Leftists love to hate Big Oil. Extracting crude and refining it into a usable energy source is necessarily a massive operation involving great risk, expense and profit. That makes the industry a natural target for demagogues. Argentina is taking the politics of envy to the extreme.


  • 5 men indicted in funds scheme

    Four Venezuelans and a Uruguayan national living in the United States were indicted yesterday in Miami in a scheme to illegally influence the Argentine presidential elections in October by hiding the source of an $800,000 campaign donation to Argentina's new president.


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