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February 19, 2013

Birthday criticism for Cristina Kirchner

Netizens suggest alternative birthday gifts for Argentina's president.
President of Argentina Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner leaves the conference centre after the first day of the G20 Summit on November 3, 2011 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Argentina's president Cristina Kirchner celebrates her 60th birthday on Tuesday. Residents and critics from Argentina and abroad are using #UnRegaloParaCristina ('a gift for Cristina') to suggest alternative presents for the embattled president. Amid rising inflation and widespread protests, Kirchner has seen her popularity sink below 30 per cent in the past year.
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