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    Thursday, March 13, 2008

    Bush Continues to Stir Hostilities in Americas

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    Ms. Rice will visit Brazil and Chile, but notably absent from her itinerary is Argentina, where Cristina Fernández de Kirchner in October became the first woman elected to be the country’s president. The omission underscores Washington’s disappointment with the new Kirchner government, which has continued to strengthen ties with Mr. Chávez while accusing the United States of political motives in an investigation into a suspected $800,000 secret campaign contribution from Venezuela to Mrs. Kirchner.
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    Relations between the United States and Argentina have been strained throughout Mr. Bush’s presidency. Argentina still blames the American-controlled International Monetary Fund for its financial collapse in 2001. Argentina was forced to default on billions of dollars in debt to the I.M.F. and the Paris Club, which is composed mostly of European lenders.

    EXCISION OF NEW YORK TIMES RIGHT WING BIAS AND BUSH STUMPING, OR ODE TO JUDY MILLER AND OTHER SHILLS

    Anti-Bush sentiment erupted in November 2005 at a meeting of Latin American leaders that Mr. Bush attended in Mar del Plata, Argentina. In front of Mr. Bush, Mr. Kirchner criticized the neo-liberal policies of the 1990s that the United States sponsored and did little to stop anti-American protests. Mr. Bush left Argentina insulted by his treatment there.

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