Eduardo Duhalde

Former President of Argentina,

Eduardo Duhalde is the former President of Argentina, an office he assumed on January 1st, 2002, after being elected by the majority of the Legislative Assembly during one of the most important crises in Argentinian history. Previously, he served as Mayor of Lomas De Zamora County, Vice-president of Argentina during Carlos Saul Menem’s first Presidency and Governor of Buenos Aires Province. In December 2003, Eduardo Duhalde was elected President of the Mercosur Commission of Permanent Representatives, a position he held until 2005. During this period, he founded the South American Community of Nations formed by twelve countries.