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Latin America: The end of the 'pink tide'? (part 1)

It was a handover marred in bitterness and a reminder of how politically divided Argentina is. Mauricio Macri on Thursday became the country's first non-Peronist president in 16 years, but only after the senate speaker took over the presidency for 12 hours following a spat with outgoing Christina Kirchner. Macri vowed free market reforms and a rollback of much of the Fernandez administration's spending that many economists say has brought Argentina to the brink of another financial crisis.

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Produced by Charles Bobe, Van Meguerditchian, François Wibaux

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