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Argentina's Ambitious New Security Plan shows Real Promise

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Argentina’s recently elected President Mauricio Macri (56) appears, so far, to be a breath of fresh air for Latin America with his avowed, motivated and aggressive posture against drug trafficking and organized crime that is so prevalent throughout the hemisphere.

That may not be such a tough act to follow, after outgoing President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner’s eight years in the high office – with considerable controversy and many allegations of corruption.

She began her two terms as president on 10 December 2007, following her late husband Nestor’s four-year term as president. The challenges facing her from the inception were poor public security, inflation, and international credibility.

Essentially, Cristina was never able to overcome the accusations, ranging from... (Read More)