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Cristina Fernandez De Kirchner

Cristina Elisabet Fernández de Kirchner, commonly known as Cristina Fernández or Cristina Kirchner, is the 55th and current President of Argentina and the widow of former President Néstor Kirchner. She is Argentina's first elected female President, and the second female President ever to serve (after Isabel Martínez de Perón, 1974–1976). A Justicialist, Fernández served one term as National Deputy and three terms as National Senator for both Santa Cruz and Buenos Aires Provinces.
A native of La Plata, Buenos Aires, Fernández is a graduate of the National University of La Plata. She met her husband during her studies, and they moved to Santa Cruz to work as lawyers. In May 1991, she was elected to the provincial legislature. Between 1995 and 2007, she was repeatedly elected to the ... » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Cristina Fernández de Kirchner inaugura en Argentina el Museo de Malvinas
2014-06-11
La presidenta de Argentina, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, ha inaugurado este martes el Museo de Malvinas con el objetivo de "promover la reivindicación" del reclamo de soberanía argentina sobre las islas, informa el portal Los Andes. La mandataria ...
(RT en Español - Noticias internacionales)
  1. Cristina Fernández habla por cadena nacional
  2. Cristina aseguró que “hoy la colonización no es militar, sino cultural"
  3. Cristina, por cadena nacional: "No se pueden construir historias contra la sangre ...

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Argentine president now godmother of lesbian couple's child
2014-04-06
President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, who has legalized same-sex marriage in the staunchly Catholic Argentina, is now the godmother of Umma Azul, whose parents approached the leader because of her strong support of gay rights. BY David Harding.
(New York Daily News)
  1. Argentina's Cristina Fernandez Becomes Godmother to Lesbian Couple's Baby
  2. Lesbians' baby baptized by Catholic Church in Argentina
  3. Argentina's president becomes godmother of lesbian couple's baby

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Pope Francis - the first year: From atheists to gay marriage, 12 months in his ...
2014-03-08
Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, President of Argentina: On Pope Francis' argument that gay adoptions discriminate against children: “Bergoglio's position is medieval”. The archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby: "The pope has been hugely effective – he ...
(The Independent)

    2013
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    The G20 2013 Summit: Who was there and what were their aims?
    2013-09-07
    Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner hoped to address the burgeoning “Vulture funds” issue, as Argentina will discuss creating employment opportunities, increasing production and attracting investment. She cites the persistent economic crisis in countries ...
    (The Upcoming)

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      Cristina Fernández de Kirchner denunció la “corruptela judicial”
      2013-06-03
      La presidenta Cristina Fernández de Kirchner volvió a defender la reforma judicial que impulsó el Gobierno, lanzó críticas hacia algunos jueces y se refirió a la existencia de una "corruptela judicial". Además, reivindicó a la Procuradora General de la ...
      (El Siglo de Tucumán)
      1. La presidenta Cristina Kirchner elogió a jueza que denunció la actual ...
      2. Vía Twitter, la Presidenta criticó a la Justicia y dijo que Gils Carbó es víctima de ...
      3. “Una verdadera corruptela judicial”

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      Falkland Islands: US Should Support Right To Self-Determination – OpEd
      2013-02-28
      [3]Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, “Letter to David Cameron,” Buenos Aires Herald, January 3, 2013, http://www.buenosairesherald.com/article/120753/cfks-letter-to-david-cameron (accessed February 15, 2013). [4]Barney Henderson, “Falkland Islands ...
      (Eurasia Review)
      1. UK leaves 'no room for doubt' over Falklands

      2012
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      Is the Argentinean Nation being led into a Leftist Abyss?
      2012-07-16
      Under the leadership of the late President Nestor Kirchner (2003-2007) and his successor -- his wife Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner (2007- present), Argentina eventually descended and digressed to shamefully achieve the reputation of "a pariah state ...
      (Mexidata.info)
      1. Argentina celebrates two years of gay marriage

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      Argentine Senate Passes Bill to Change Central Bank Charter
      2012-03-22
      The 71-member upper house passed the bill proposed March 1 by President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner after a five-hour session. The lower house approved the proposal last week. The charter changes eliminate the requirement that reserves must equal or ...
      (BusinessWeek)
      1. The Argentine economy's fuzzy math problem
      2. Argentina Senate Approves Cent Bank Reform to Access Reserves

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      Argentina, Spain row over oil firm worsens
      2012-03-21
      The energy company, YPF, is controlled by Spain's Repsol but is increasingly under pressure from Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, who wants the company to invest more profits in Argentina and increase oil and natural gas output.
      (UPI.com)
      1. YPF Soars After Official Denies Takeover Bid: Buenos Aires Mover

      2011
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      Landslide Re-election (8)
      2011-10-24
      Argentine president wins landslide re-election (Worcester Telegram & Gazette, Worcester Telegram & Gazette, Big Hollywood)
      Cristina Fernández De Kirchner Wins Re-election By A Landslide – Analysis (eurasiareview.com)
      Fernandez Vows to Stay the Course After Landslide Re-Election in Argentina (Bloomberg)
      Excerpt: BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Argentine President Cristina Fernandez was re-elected ... supporters crowded into the capital's historic Plaza de Mayo in a jubilant, flag-waving celebration. Fernandez is Latin America's first woman to be re-elected... (Read article)

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      President Cristina (22)
      2011-10-24
      Remarks by President Obama and President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner of Argentina Before Bilateral Meeting (Whitehouse.gov (press release))
      Argentina 2011 Elections: Cristina Fernandez, President Of Argentina, Wins Landslide Victory (Huffingtonpost.com)
      Argentina: Cristina Fernández de Kirchner Re-Elected President (Global Voices Online.org)
      Excerpt: PRESIDENT OBAMA: Well, it is wonderful to be joined by the President of Argentina, a great friend of not only mine but the United States. We've spent a lot of time together at the G20, and I have very much appreciated the engagement and the... (Read article)

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      Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (3)
      2011-10-22
      Cristina Fernández De Kirchner Wins Re-election By A Landslide – Analysis (eurasiareview.com)
      Argentina: Cristina Fernández de Kirchner Re-Elected President (Global Voices Online.org)
      Argentina re-elects President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (Tico Times)
      Excerpt: On October 23, 2011, Argentine President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner was re-elected by one of the widest margins in the country’s history. Sra. de Kirchner obtained fifty-four percent of the votes while her challenger, socialist Hermes Binner... (Read article)