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Argentine President Raul Alfonsin dies

Former Argentine President Raul Alfonsin, who led Argentina from military to civilian rule, has died, his doctor said Tuesday. He was 82. Say New York Time: Raúl Alfonsín, whose presidency in the 1980s symbolized the return of democracy in Argentina and other Latin American nations after an era of military dictatorships, died Tuesday at his home in Buenos Aires. He was 82. The cause was lung cancer, said Dr. Alberto Sadler, who had been treating Mr.