Argentine ex-president Kirchner dies

This video from United States film director Oliver Stone says about itself:

Oliver with former President Nestor Kirchner [of Argentina] discussing President Bush.

From the Huffington Post in the USA:

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Former Argentine President Nestor Kirchner – the husband of current leader Cristina Fernandez – died suddenly Wednesday after suffering from severe heart trouble, the presidency said.

The death of Argentina’s former president is a sad loss. His bold defiance of the IMF paved the way for South America’s progress: here.

Kirchner Rescued Argentina’s Economy, Helped Unite South America: here.

Argentina: Bankers cheer ex-leaders’ death: here.

3 thoughts on “Argentine ex-president Kirchner dies

  1. Heart attack kills Kirchner

    Argentina: Former president Nestor Kirchner died today after suffering a heart attack.

    Mr Kirchner, who was president from 2003 to 2007, won widespread acclaim for overturning amnesty laws that protected military officers who prosecuted the brutal 1976-1983 “dirty war” against leftwingers.

    The leader of the human rights group Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo Estela de Carlotto said that he “gave his life for his country.”


  2. Thousands attend Kirchner funeral

    Argentina: President Cristina Fernandez presided over the funeral of her husband and former president Nestor Kirchner on Thursday at the Casa Rosada presidential palace in Buenos Aires.

    Bolivian President Evo Morales and football legend Diego Maradona were among thousands who paid their respects.

    Mr Morales said that Mr Kirchner’s death has “left Latin America an orphan,” while Mr Maradona said that Argentina has “lost a gladiator, a man who was always involved, who pulled us out of the well.”


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