President Cristina Kirchner suffered a fainting and suspended his trip to Jujuy

Buenos Aires, August 22, 2012

President Cristina Kirchner suffered a fainting and had to suspend her trip to Jujuy planned for today, as part of the official agenda.

“Today, Mrs. President of Argentina Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner had an episode of fainting, so it is recommended suspension of work activities and rest for the day,” the part of the Medical Unit presidential said.

The president would travel to headline acts for the bicentennial of Jujuy Exodus, to be held in the provincial capital San Salvador de Jujuy.

The president would be accompanied by the governors of Jujuy, Eduardo Fellner, of Salta, Juan Manuel Urtubey, and Tucumán, José Alperovich.

Jujuy Exodus was a series of events led by General Manuel Belgrano, who ordered people to evacuate the province before the advance of the royalist troops coming down from Peru.

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