Tag Archives: Cristina Kirchner

Argentine VP Narrowly Escapes Assassination Attempt

The Associated Press reports: A man tried to kill Argentina’s politically powerful Vice President Cristina Fernández outside her home, but the handgun misfired, the country’s president said. The man was quickly overpowered by her security officers in the incident Thursday night, officials said. President Alberto Fernández, who is not related to the vice president, a former president herself, said the …

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Double Fission

Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner was elected president of Argentina a few days ago. She’s a Senator and the wife of a still-popular former president. Sounding familiar? Some in Argentina are concerned that Kirchner and her husband plan on alternating presidencies – Argentina has no term-limit law but does not allow consecutive terms. Here in Ammurrica, we only alternate families. With …

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