Argentinian President Cristina Fernandez to take month off work for brain hematoma

Argentinian President Cristina Fernandez was told to take a month off work after doctors diagnosed her with subdural hematoma.

The diagnosis and the doctor’s recommendation means Fernandez will be out of commission during the critical campaign season for congressional elections on October 27.

Spokesman Alfredo Scoccimarro said Saturday the president will suspend all her activities.

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Latin American Leaders and Their Love of Twitter

Whenever Argentina‘s President Cristina Fernandez uses Twitter, controversy often follows. Although tweet discussions range in content and frequency, there’s never a lack of debate.

Fernandez, who almost never gives interviews or takes questions from reporters, often uses her official Twitter account, , which claims more than 2.2 million followers, to have a direct connection to the people.

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