Former Argentine President De la Rua dies at 81

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Former Argentine President De la Rua dies at 81

FILE - In this Dec. 23, 2013, file photo, former Argentine President Fernando de la Rua, center, walks outside Argentina's Federal Court in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Former Argentine President Fernando De la Rúa, who attracted voters with his image as an honest statesman and later left the country plunged into its worst economic crisis, died Tuesday, July 9, 2019. He was 81. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano, File)
FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2001, file photo, the helicopter carrying President Fernando De la Rua departs Buenos Aires's Government House after De la Rua submitted his resignation. Former Argentine President Fernando De la Rúa, who attracted voters with his image as an honest statesman and later left the country plunged into its worst economic crisis, died Tuesday, July 9, 2019. He was 81.(AP Photo/Daniel Luna, File)
FILE - In this Dec. 10, 1999, file photo, new Argentine President Fernando De la Rua, left, and his vice president Carlos Alvarez wave from the balcony of Government House in Buenos Aires after being sworn in as new president. Former Argentine President Fernando De la Rúa, who attracted voters with his image as an honest statesman and later left the country plunged into its worst economic crisis, died Tuesday, July 9, 2019. He was 81. (AP Photo/Diego Giudice, File)
FILE - In this Dec. 10, 1999, file photo, Fernando De la Rua, right, receives the presidential sash from outgoing president Carlos Menem after he was sworn in as Argentina's 47th president during a inaugural ceremony at Buenos Aires' Government House. Former Argentine President Fernando De la Rúa, who attracted voters with his image as an honest statesman and later left the country plunged into its worst economic crisis, died Tuesday, July 9, 2019. He was 81.(AP Photo/Gerardo Horovitz, File)
FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2001, file photo, demonstrators climb the gate of Buenos Aires Government House protesting a month-old banking freeze limiting cash withdrawals. Former Argentine President Fernando De la Rúa, who attracted voters with his image as an honest statesman and later left the country plunged into its worst economic crisis, died Tuesday, July 9, 2019. He was 81. (AP Photo/Pablo Aneli, File)
FILE - In this Dec. 10, 2015, file photo, former Argentina President Fernando de la Rua, left, greets local TV star Susana Gimenez during the inauguration ceremony of Argentina's new President Mauricio Macri at the government house in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Former Argentine President Fernando De la Rúa, who attracted voters with his image as an honest statesman and later left the country plunged into its worst economic crisis, died Tuesday, July 9, 2019. He was 81. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano, File)
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