Argentine transport minister resignsMarch 8th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, March 8 (IANS) Argentine Transport Minister Juan Pablo Schiavi has resigned due to ill health, the official media reported.
Schiavi had sent his resignation to President Cristina Fernandez, Xinhua quoted the state-run Telam news agency as saying Wednesday.
The resignation comes just 14 days after a railway accident in Buenos Aires that killed 51 people and injured 700 others. Schiavi became transport minister in 2009.
He underwent heart treatment and a surgery after the accident.
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