Kirchner II Takes Office

Kirchner II Takes Office

Argentina

Cristina de Kirchner took an oath of office Monday in a ceremony held at Argentina's congress to become the country's first woman president. After the swearing in, Kirchner received the presidential sash from her husband and gave a speech that touched on some of the main points of her campaign, which include a general plan to build on the economic successes of the first Kirchner administration. She notes that Argentina has today found a new balance between the two extremes of answering to the IM

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