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|Argentine police in riot gear broke up a farmers' highway blockade Saturday, briefly arresting 19 demonstrators including a prominent leader of a three-month protest against an increase in grain export taxes. The arrests inflamed a tense standoff between farmers and President Cristina Fernandez who passed a 10% export tax.|
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