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Roxana Itati Latorre is an Argentine Justicialist Party politician. She sits in the Argentine Senate representing Santa Fe Province.
Latorre was educated in Rosario and worked extensively as a teacher. She served Governor Carlos Reutemann as subsecretary of administrative reform for Santa Fe, then was provincial director of the Third Age 1995-1997.
Latorre was elected as a national deputy for Santa Fe in 1997. She was elected to the Senate in 2001 and was re-elected in 2003 for a six-year term. She attempted to become a candidate for the governorship of Santa Fe against her own party ahead of the 2007 elections but dropped out in July 2007. Roxana Latorre renuncio a la candidatura, El Litoral, 13 July 2007.
In February 2009, after Reutemann, also a Justicialist Senator from Santa Fe and her political mentor, announced he was quitting the pro-government Front for Victory block in the Senate, Latorre followed him and announced her break with the block as well, in a political blow to President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and her husband, Justicialist Party president, and ex-president of the Republic, Nestor Kirchner.
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