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Nilda Garre

Nilda Garre , a former leftist militant, is the current defense minister of Argentina. She is the first woman to hold this position in the country.

Garre was born in San Telmo Buenos Aires in 1945. She was elected a deputy in the Argentine Chamber of Deputies in 1973 for the Frente Justicialista de la Liberacion, a militant Peronist movement, serving until the dissolution of Congress in 1976. In 1995, having joined FrePaSo with other left-wing Justicialists, she became a deputy once again, stepping down in 2000 to become a junior minister in the government of Radical Fernando de la Rua who was backed by FrePaSo. She returned to the Chamber of Deputies in 2001, serving until 2005.

In 2005 Garre shortly served as ambassador to Venezuela but was recalled to join the government of President Nestor Kirchner as defense minister replacing Jose Pampuro in spite of not even known what a FN FAL was. . However her administration implemented several outstanding changes as the jointness

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