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Post Mortem: October 24, 2010 - October 30, 2010

Nestor Kirchner dies: Powerful Argentine politician was 60

Nestor Kirchner, the former president of Argentina and husband of the current president, Cristina Fernandez, died today of a heart attack. He was 60. Mr. Kirchner served as president from 2003 to 2007, when his wife became the country's second female president (after Isabel Martínez de Perón, who served during...

By Emma Brown  | October 27, 2010; 10:43 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Gregory Isaacs dies; reggae singer was best known as "cool ruler"

A full obituary on Mr. Isaacs is here. Gregory Isaacs, 59, the Jamaican-born reggae singer known as the "cool ruler" for his smooth, romantic singing style, died of lung cancer Oct. 25 at his home in London. Unlike so-called roots rock singers Bob Marley and Burning Spear, who popularized songs...

By T. Rees Shapiro  | October 25, 2010; 9:35 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (18)
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