Like an aging boxer still climbing into the ring when past his prime, Argentina’s President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner is on the ropes and staggering in response to the pummeling she is getting in the streets.
Kirchner’s latest gambit to push through legislation allowing voters to pick and choose the magistrates who appoint and remove judges sparked a protest of hundreds of thousands in the most recent demonstrations in the country.
Jerry Nelson is a freelance photojournalist. Currently living and working in Argentina he focuses on social justice issues. Known internationally for capturing events in a documentary style with an eye towards the aesthetic, his work has appeared in CNN, USAToday, Huffington Post and others. A nomad at heart, he is always looking for that next gig which will take him over the next hill or around the next curve. Follow him on Twitter, Facebook or visit his website, JourneyAmerica.org or email him today.
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