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Argentina's largest political movement, almost hegemonic, but currently in the opposition under the name of Justicialista Party (PJ), announced this week a shadow Cabinet, saying they will work hard to return to power after losing last year’s election to President Mauricio Macri.
The governor from the Argentine province of Rio Negro has decided to cross the line and join one of the leading opposition groups whose head is a strong presidential hopeful for October 2015. The move can be threatening to the government of President Cristina Fernandez if more disenchanted elected officials follow or their lawmakers also decide to cross the line and could jeopardize the government's majority in Congress.
Former Argentine president Nestor Kirchner received Monday the unanimous support from country members of the Union of South American Nations, UNASUR, to become the organization’s secretary general, overcoming differences of previous meetings.
Argentine former President Néstor Kirchner harshly criticized a sector of the press and the government's “opposition” in Congress that wants “to set the country on fire”, but in spite of all he was optimistic about a long term plan for Argentina.