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Breaking: Ex-president de la Rua is dead

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Argentine former head of state Fernando de la Rua — who was famously evacuated by helicopter from the presidential palace during the 2001 economic crisis — died Tuesday in Buenos Aires at the age of 81.

Fernando de la Rua
Fernando de la Rua

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“I share in the pain of his family,” said President Mauricio Macri, in announcing his death. “His democratic journey deserves recognition by all Argentinians.”

De la Rua, who served from 1999 to 2001, died Tuesday at dawn in a clinic in the capital where he had been hospitalized with heart and kidney problems, according to local media.

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