She was 87.
“In 1982, she retaliated against Argentina after that country invaded the Falkland Islands,”says CTV News.
“It took 74 days for the British to regain control.”
About 10,000 Argentines were killed, compared to 255 British, says the story, adding:
“Her ideology and policies are now immortalized in the term “Thatcherism,” which also applies to a brand of Conservatism, “driven by conviction, not consensus of opinion”.
Once in office, Thatcher “slashed the tax rates for the wealthiest Britons, increased the value-added tax (VAT), reduced government subsidies and began to sell off state-owned enterprises and public housing,” it says adding,
“The number of unemployed quickly doubled.”
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