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La Capital, Dec. 11, 2015

"I want to be the president of a united Argentina," Argentina's oldest daily La Capital quotes the country's new leader Mauricio Macri as saying on its front page Friday, a day after he was sworn in as president.

Predecessor Cristina Fernández de Kirchner boycotted Macri's inauguration after a bitter dispute over the details of the handover ceremony.

In his inaugural speech, center-right Macri, 56, outlined three primary objectives, La Capital reports — vowing to achieve zero poverty, and fighting drug trafficking and corruption in Argentina.

For more, we offer this El Espectador/Worldcrunch piece, Adios Populism! Cleaning Up Ruins Left By Maduro And Kirchner.

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Mariam Nabattu, a religious studies teacher, must work at two schools in central Uganda to make ends meet.

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KAMPALA — Allen Asimwe has dedicated more than two decades to teaching geography at a large public high school in southwestern Uganda. Her retirement age, as a public servant entitled to benefits, is just six years away.

She doubts she will wait that long.

“I am determined, I want to quit,” she says, calculating that she could earn more by shifting full time to the salon she opened six years ago to supplement her income. “Given the frustration, I cannot continue in class anymore.”

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