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What the Tampon Rumpus Says About Troubled Argentina

By Sarah Marsh
Reuters
Friday, January 16, 2015

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- Argentines have been complaining for a while now about the country's product shortages. And until recently the government has managed to brush aside such protests, which have centered around Argentina's import restrictions.

Until, that is, the country's 20.6 million women couldn't find their favorite tampons this month -- during the height of summer.

"For 20 days we simply couldn't source any tampons from wholesalers," said Ariel, a 29-year old pharmacy owner. ...

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