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New Argentine chief taps close advisers for Cabinet

Argentine President-elect Raul Alfonsin named his future Cabinet Tuesday. It comprises mainly close personal advisers. The most surprising appointment was Dante Caputo, from the left wing of Mr. Alfonsin's middle-class Radical Party, who becomes foreign minister when the new government takes over next month.

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The new economy minister will be Bernardo Grinspun, a neo-Keynesian economist who was trade secretary during the last Radical administration, from 1963 to '66 .

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