Menem was hospitalized in December with kidney failure

Argentine President Alberto Fernández confirmed the death of the 90-year-old former leader. Menem, served two terms as president between 1989 and 1999. He led a tabloid personal life while he pushed Argentina to an economic boom, however during his presidency crumbled under the weight of corruption scandals. He died on Sunday in Buenos Aires, he was 90.  The former president was hospitalized in December with kidney failure and had been put in a medically induced coma.

 

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