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Vilma Ibarra

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Vilma Lidia Ibarra (b. 21 May 1960) is an Argentine politician, formerly Senator for Buenos Aires and now a National Deputy. She is the sister of Anibal Ibarra, the former Chief of the Buenos Aires government.

Ibarra was born in Lomas de Zamora, Buenos Aires Province and moved to the city of Buenos Aires in 1966. She studied at the Colegio Nacional de Buenos Aires where she led the communist youth wing. She graduated in law at the University of Buenos Aires and worked as a lawyer.

In 1996, Ibarra became a national deputy and Secretary of the FrePaSo block in the Chamber. In 1999 she was elected to the Senate. In 2000 she became a city councillor in Buenos Aires, taking a leading role in her brother's administration. In 2001 she was re-elected to the Senate. Since 2003 she has been a supporter of Peronist President Nestor Kirchner.

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