Cristina Fernandéz de Kirchner is celebrating re-election as president of Argentina after winning a record 53.8% of the vote last night. One CFK fanatic has covered his house in Palermo with stencils depicting famous phrases and quotes relating to Cristina including “Cris Pasion”, “Para todos y todas” (“For all men and all women”), “La chica que nos gusta” (“The woman that we like”), and “Octobre es mañana” (“October is tomorrow”). Continue reading →


It can be a risky business putting the face of a politician on an advertising billboard. With less than four months to go until the presidential elections in Argentina and less than two weeks until the Federal Capital of Buenos Aires choses its mayor, hundreds of campaign posters with the names and faces of the different political candidates have been defaced all over the city.

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Argentine president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner is still to announce that she will be standing again in the national elections on October 23rd but behind the scenes her election campaign is gathering momentum. Following the death of her husband Néstor Kirchner, it has been widely expected that she will run for a second term in office but she is still to make her intentions known in public.

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