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Unrest continues to grow in Argentina over handling of the investigation of the death of prosecutor Alberto Nisman. How will the situation affect the upcoming elections? And does the case have implications for the overall health of democracy in Argentina? Washington-based reporter, Paula Lugones provides insight and analysis in this edition of CONTEXT. [Editor’s note: This interview took place prior to recent protests and the court ruling regarding allegations involving President Cristina Fernandez Kirchner.]

Paula Lugones is the Washington Correspondent for the newspaper, Clarín (Argentina). She studied journalism at the University of La Plata and Columbia University.

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