Argentina's Kirchner era: a report card

The 12-year dynasty of President Cristina Kirchner and her late husband Nestor will end on December 10, 2015 when she hands power to a successorArgentina’s elections Sunday will turn the page on 12 years under Cristina Kirchner and her late husband Nestor, the nation’s most influential power couple since Juan and Evita Peron. The Kirchners presided over an economic turnaround after Argentina’s devastating 2001 crisis, bolstered the social safety net for the working class and the poor, and brought atrocities by the country’s former military regime to justice. Here is a report card on the highs and lows of the Kirchner years — 2003 to 2015.

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