Buenos Aires, Argentina (Argentine Republic)
ARGENTINE PRESIDENT DUHALDE HUGS NEW FOREIGN MINISTER RUCKAUF.
Argentine President Eduardo Duhalde (L) hugs Governor of the Province
of Buenos Aires, Carlos Ruckauf, after Ruckauf was sworn in as new
foreign minister, January 3, 2002. Duhalde is considering a possibly
unpopular and painful devaluation of the peso to try and save the
economy from a recession now in its fourth year. REUTERS/Enrique