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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.

  • ** FILE ** Argentine President Cristina Fernandez flashes a victory sign while celebrating her re-election with supporters in Buenos Aires on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)

    Boom times fuel Argentine president's re-election

    President Cristina Fernandez has been re-elected with one of the widest victory margins in Argentine history by persuading voters that she alone, even without her late powerbroker husband, is best able to keep spreading the wealth of an economic boom.

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  • Divided into seven parts, it was held outdoors in containers for 17 years and was nearly shipped out of the country before the late President Nestor Kirchner declared it part of the country's historical and artistic patrimony.

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