Argentina Celebrates Its Independence Day 2011

The citizens of Argentina today celebrated their independence day.

US Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton, speaking in Washington, DC, extended the congratulations of President Obama and the people of the United States, to the people of Argentina.

“As you honor your founding, your rich history, and turn your attention toward the celebration on Avenida 9 de Julio, the United States joins you as a partner and friend.” -Ms. Clinton

Nestor Kirchner with his wife and successor, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, upon her inaugural in 2007.

Ms. Clinton stressed that the independence celebration is a time to reflect on their mutual commitment to advancing human rights, expanding educational opportunities, and spurring even greater science and technology innovations.

“On this special day, the United States wishes all Argentines a happy celebration, and we look forward to continuing to work together to give more people in both our countries the opportunity to live up to their potential.” -Ms. Clinton

Argentina becomes prosperous and famous between 1880 and 1929. The Latin American country has emerged as one of the ten richest countries in the world, benefiting from an agricultural export-led economy.

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