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CFK on the re-election campaign trail as the ‘natural candidate’

Posted in News and Articles, Political Risk by politicalrisklatam on March 14, 2011

by Merco Press News, March 14th, 2011.

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner is the “natural candidate” for next October election to ensure the continuation of the current productive and job creating model, according to several cabinet ministers who attended a political rally in support of the still undeclared candidate.

“Cristina is the natural candidate to guarantee the continuity of this production and job creating model, but she’s the leader and she manages her political time, so it’s up to her when she feels the time has come”, said Industry minister Deborah Giorgi.

“This year the Argentines will decide in the ballot box the future we want for the country: if we decide to continue developing this project for the political, economic and social transformation which was launched in 2003, or is we turn back to the times of constant belt-tightening, financial speculation and de-industrialization” insisted Ms Giorgi.

Most cabinet ministers and top aides and advisors attended the political rally organized by the Kirchnerite youth movement recalling the 38th anniversary of a political electoral victory which opened the way for the return to Argentina of exiled former president Juan Domingo Peron. (continue reading… )



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