Analysis; Vigorous Economic Growth Propelled Cristina's Victory
Byline: VERONICA SARDON
PRESIDENT Nestor Kirchner and his wife and designated successor, centre-left Cristina Fernandez, have a lot of power, but also many powerful critics.
Both rarely give interviews and never hold press conferences, and Argentine media have complained for ages of their "authoritarian" style.
However, the magnitude of Fernandez's expected election victory on Sunday -- with close to 45 percent of the ballots and some 22 percentage points over the second-place candidate, meaning that there will be no runoff -- escaped no one Monday.
And neither does her husband's contribution to the impressive result.
"The president …
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Publication information: Article title: Analysis; Vigorous Economic Growth Propelled Cristina's Victory. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Manila Bulletin. Publication date: October 31, 2007. Page number: Not available. © 2009 Manila Bulletin Publishing Corp. COPYRIGHT 2007 Gale Group.
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