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    Argentine kicks off rural exhibition amid political crossfire

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    The 125th edition of the Livestock and Agriculture Exhibition "La Rural" has become the scenario of the conflict between the government of Argentina and the farmers' sector. When back in 2008 the administration of Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner tried to increase export duties on several agricultural products, farmers reacted by leading union strikes, road blocks and demonstrations all around the country.