Kirchner, Argentina's divisive ex-president

Argentinian former President Cristina Kirchner is accused of favoring a construction magnate friend, Lazaro Baez, for public contracts in Patagonia, her southern political bastionCristina Kirchner, the fiery ex-president who dominated Argentine politics for 12 years along with her late husband Nestor, remains as divisive out of office as she was while in power. Kirchner (2007-2015), is accused of favoring a construction magnate friend, Lazaro Baez, for public contracts in Patagonia, her southern political bastion. Nearly every time she appears in court, swarms of protesters gather outside to denounce her opponents and proclaim their undying allegiance to Cristina.

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