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In 1989, Carlos Menem’s victory was accompanied by solid legislative majorities in both houses of the legislature. The Justicialist Party (JP) had 122 seats in the Chamber of Deputies and 27 seats in the Senate. In the elections of May 1995, the party took 132 of a total 257 seats in the Chamber of Deputies, and 38 of a total 72 Senate seats. In 1999, the JP suffered a set back in the Chamber, but retained control of the Senate. In 2001, the JP regained seats in the Chamber reaching a total of 116 and increased its hold of the Senate where it controlled 66 seats, two short of a majority.

270 billion kWh. 558 million kW in 2002. The government places great emphasis on the development of hydroelectric projects and nuclear power, even though installed capacity exceeds projected demand. The final stage of the YaciretáAripe project on the Paraná River, with an installed capacity of 3,200 MW, was completed in 1998. In 1974, Argentina became the first country in Latin America to install a nuclear-powered electric generating plant. ) The Atucha power station in Buenos Aires Province has a capacity of 357 MW; Embalse (648 MW) in Córdoba Province started up in 1983.

This was Argentina’s first transfer of power between democratically elected leaders in more than 60 years. Menem abandoned his party’s traditional support of state enterprises; he cut government spending and generally liberalized the Argentine economy. He also pardoned and released top mili- Argentina tary leaders involved in human rights violations. In May 1995 after he successfully changed the constitution, following a first term marked by economic success and political stability, Menem was reelected to a second four-year term.

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