Fernández taps academic to run Argentina's economy ministry

Fernández taps academic to run Argentina's economy ministry

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Argentine President-elect Alberto Fernández said Friday that his economy minister when he takes office on December 10 will be Martín Guzmán, a young academic who will be in charge of reviving the economy, limiting inflation and restructuring the national debt to avert a default. "I have put all my confidence in him," Fernández said at a press conference to introduce his cabinet. Guzmán, 37, comes to the job from working as a director of a program on debt restructuring at the Initiative for Polic

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