Hermes Binner died on Friday at the age of 77 after several days in intensive care resulting from acute pneumonia. The former santafesino governor was interned in the city of Casilda as a result of a “complication a primary spontaneous pneumothorax”. During his time in the hospital, he had a coronavirus swab and tested negative.
Until always dear friend and companion Hermes Binner. Your sincere friendship, your convictions and your transformative energy, as well as your clear, firm and democratic leadership style, will be for me an indelible memory and for all a guide and an example. A hug to his family. pic.twitter.com/yeTkLQEtp2 — Miguel Lifschitz (@MiguelLifschitz)
June 26, 2020
Binner is remembered for his important management in the Mayor of Rosario and his progress in health, where he developed an important decentralized system that became a provincial, national and even Latin American model.In 2007 he was elected as governor of Santa Fe by the Socialist party and became the leader in gaining the most important position in the history of the mythical Argentine party. In 2011 she participated in the presidential elections that Cristina Kirchner won with 54% of the vote, coming second with 16.81% of the vote.