Argentina's central bank deputy dismissed

Argentine President Nestor Kirchner has removed central bank vice-president Ricardo Branda from office. Branda is under formal investigation for alleged corruption.

Branda joined the bank in 2002 and was part of the nine-member central bank board.

``This decision by the president was related to a difference in political visions with Branda,'' said former central bank vice president Orlando Ferreres, who now runs Ferreres y Asoc. in Buenos Aires. ``An official can serve until proven guilty of a

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