President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner

President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner

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President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, who has also criticized the IMF for causing the country’s record $95 billion default in 2001, is using the bank to bolster her dwindling supply of dollars as a decade-long legal dispute with holdout creditors and her increasing influence over the economy leaves Argentina as the world’s least creditworthy debtor nation based on swaps trading.