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US formalizes extradition request of three Argentines allegedly involved in FIFA investigation

Thursday, May 28th 2015 - 05:40 UTC
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Argentina's foreign ministry confirmed late Wednesday that United States had officially requested the extradition of three Argentine citizens allegedly involved in the US Justice Department investigation into FIFA corrupt dealings. Read full article

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  • ElaineB

    As I said in my post yesterday, given our discussions on the Barra Brava and rampant corruption in Argentine sport, this is hardly surprising.

    May 28th, 2015 - 07:26 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    I am pretty sure this is how they'll get rid of the dirty Ks and their minions.
    Racketeering and Drug charges

    ParlaSur immunity won't help her in the USA.

    May 28th, 2015 - 10:34 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • SebaSvtz

    @ 2

    I deeply, strongly, honestly hope so !

    May 28th, 2015 - 11:20 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    3. Argentina “legally” imports 16000% more of the source ingredients for Meth than can be used in their pharmacy mfg.
    and it started under Nestor.

    The next Prez needs to cut off the head and its an elegant solution...

    May 28th, 2015 - 11:32 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ElaineB

    @4 She will never be extradited. They will make some new law that forbids her extradition.

    I am not sure Fat Max is immune and he does have ties with football.

    May 28th, 2015 - 11:56 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Voice

    5
    “I am not sure Fat Max is immune and he does have ties with football.”
    ...same shape...?
    Oh dear...I just couldn't resist....

    May 28th, 2015 - 12:50 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    5. That means she could never travel and they wouldn't announce an extradition until they knew they could get her.

    May 28th, 2015 - 12:59 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • paulcedron

    elaina
    surely this sons of a bitch deserve to rot in jail.

    but the funny thing here is that YOU and this 4th class newspaper only mention the argentinians.

    the fact is that there are 7 arrested and 2 who are facing charges so far.
    and 1 of them is from our beloved british overseas territory of cayman islands and the other from trinidad and tobago, another commonwealth country

    not a surprise, knowing that all the british overseas territories and that joke of commonwealth countries are basically a nest of criminals.

    May 28th, 2015 - 02:37 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • chronic

    “regrets being caught up in a case of this nature, . . . ”

    I'll bet you do!

    Lyin', thievin' swiss are no better than the rotting roadkillians. Both collaborated with the Nasties.

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    Anyone that takes any statement from a representative of rotting roadkillian interests at face value should be committed for observation.

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    When (if) the current set of thieves leave power the next group will have to audit YPF, ANSES, BCRA, ETC - to see if anything actually ever did exist.

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    www.transparency.org/cpi2014/results

    Internationally #107 with a 34 score.

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    Enrique Massot: “Here It is, all the issues of a nation of forty-some million people explained in just seven words. We are all liars.”

    May 28th, 2015 - 03:25 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Alberto Bertorelli

    Piggy piggy Paul - most of them crooks are Latinos, surprise surprise!

    Hey Voce, we know you work for tbe highest bidder, but mentioning that guy like that Whoa!

    May 28th, 2015 - 03:31 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    Paul, There are 3 Rgs now...
    wait a bit for some more to be indicted and then extradited..

    Is there anything legit in that filthy country?

    It seems like the kidnappers are doing well tho...

    :)

    May 28th, 2015 - 03:34 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • chronic

    Trolls all march to the government tune -

    NO MATTER HOW REDICULOUS IT IS.

    LOL.

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    Anyone that takes any statement from a representative of rotting roadkillian interests at face value should be committed for observation.

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    When (if) the current set of thieves leave power the next group will have to audit YPF, ANSES, BCRA, ETC - to see if anything actually ever did exist.

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    www.transparency.org/cpi2014/results

    Internationally #107 with a 34 score.

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    Enrique Massot: “Here It is, all the issues of a nation of forty-some million people explained in just seven words. We are all liars.”

    May 28th, 2015 - 03:49 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    @8. Yeah, terrible. Then there's this http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-32897171 A Costa Rican, a Brazilian, a Uruguayan, a Paraguayan, a Venezuelan, a Nicaraguan. Seems there's a problem 'south of the Border'.

    May 28th, 2015 - 03:52 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • chronic

    The caesars have defiled the coliseum. LOL.

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    Anyone that takes any statement from a representative of rotting roadkillian interests at face value should be committed for observation.
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    When (if) the current set of thieves leave power the next group will have to audit YPF, ANSES, BCRA, ETC - to see if anything actually ever did exist.
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    www.transparency.org/cpi2014/results
    Internationally #107 with a 34 score.
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    Enrique Massot: “Here It is, all the issues of a nation of forty-some million people explained in just seven words. We are all liars.”

    May 28th, 2015 - 04:06 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • paulcedron

    and i forgot the most important, the head of this criminal organisation, who is of course...BRITISH:
    “Costas Takkas, británico, en la actualidad agregado en la Concacaf.”

    band of criminals...must be genetic

    May 28th, 2015 - 07:06 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    Apparently CFK rang Obama and said,
    Come and get me, if you think your good enough,
    so they say,

    15, once again the tongue wiggles , but the truth is ignored...

    May 28th, 2015 - 07:34 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Enrique Massot

    To use a FIFA corruption story and attempt to endorse it on Argentina and/or the government of Cristina Kirchner is not only bad faith; it's to show that no lies are too big as long as it's a matter of bashing CFK.
    Last time I checked, there was no news of links between CFK and this case. I did read, however, about the links of one of three Argentines implicated with Mauricio Macri.

    Although I do not know who may be winner in this contest on how to comment about the story at hand, but I propose three of our more creative posters:

    #4 Yankeeboy, who brings about Meth and “indicting” Nestor Kirchner for its manufacturing in Argentina.

    #5 ElaineB, who wonders whether CFK's son Maximo would be immune to “prosecution” and his “ties with football.”

    #12 Chronic, who proposes an audit of YPF, ANSES, BCRA ETC. IF there is a new government after CFK. Of course, the official publisher of in-context quotes gets an F for misspelling the word “ridicule”--something we have to recognize he is not afraid of!

    May 28th, 2015 - 07:43 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • chronic

    LOL. Hannibal thinks the US DOJ is great! How transparently obvious. Will he have the same enthuisiasm for them when they are on the trail of Cretina and the rest of K-swine/perronista dogs?
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    Anyone that takes any statement from a representative of rotting roadkillian interests at face value should be committed for observation.
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    When (if) the current set of thieves leave power the next group will have to audit YPF, ANSES, BCRA, ETC - to see if anything actually ever did exist.
    -------------------------------
    www.transparency.org/cpi2014/results
    Internationally #107 with a 34 score.
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    Enrique Massot: “Here It is, all the issues of a nation of forty-some million people explained in just seven words. We are all liars.”m

    May 28th, 2015 - 08:00 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ElaineB

    @17 Try not to take it personally, it is a discussion.

    We were discussing the Barra Brava and their connection to organised crime, in turn connected to money laundering and drugs. Three out of five people implicated for their involvement as sports promoters are Argentine. Given that nothing happens in Argentina without CFK and her goons getting a cut it is a natural conclusion to make.

    Fat Max IS connected to the football industry in Argentina. Don't you know that?

    Did you ever answer my question about where you get your information to form your opinions. You do not seem very aware from a first-hand perspective.

    Poor old PC and his class obsession again.

    May 28th, 2015 - 08:04 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • chronic

    Name the tune and Reekie will dance to it. LOL.
    ----------------------------------------
    Anyone that takes any statement from a representative of rotting roadkillian interests at face value should be committed for observation.
    ----------------------------------------
    When (if) the current set of thieves leave power the next group will have to audit YPF, ANSES, BCRA, ETC - to see if anything actually ever did exist.
    -------------------------------
    www.transparency.org/cpi2014/results
    Internationally #107 with a 34 score.
    ------------------------------------------------------------
    Enrique Massot: “Here It is, all the issues of a nation of forty-some million people explained in just seven words. We are all liars.”

    May 28th, 2015 - 08:19 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Enrique Massot

    #19 Elaine B
    Opinion poll, Clarin, May 25:
    Daniel Scioli of FpV leads with 33.1 per cent of intention of vote.
    Follows Mauricio Macri of PRO with 32.2 per cent.
    Sergio Massa is now trailing at 13.8 per cent.
    http://www.clarin.com/politica/elecciones_2015-encuesta_0_1362464147.html

    According to a previous poll, Scioli has gained 10 points in two months. Of course, I am aware that opinion polls are just snapshots and that much can change from week to week, let alone month to month until October.

    Clarin, March 25:
    Macri: 26.4 per cent
    Massa: 24.2 per cent
    Scioli: 23.1 per cent
    http://www.clarin.com/politica/elecciones_2015-encuesta_0_1362464147.html

    It does not look like Argentina is a sinking country as media inside and outside the country would like to make people believe. On the contrary, many Argentines do appreciate the work done by Nestor and Cristina, in spite of relentless attacks and blatant lies published by dominant media outlets.

    May 29th, 2015 - 12:12 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ElaineB

    @21 You talk from a very obscure perspective. The K's dominate the media in Argentina. Why are you not aware of that? The relentless government propaganda is beamed to people in their homes every night.

    It is foolish to believe opinion polls. Didn't you follow the GE in the U.K?

    May 29th, 2015 - 07:57 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    How can one possibly be aware of the reality that goes on in Argentina from the comforts of Canada? Some think if they read it on the internet.....it must be reality.

    May 29th, 2015 - 11:49 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ElaineB

    @23 I don't think he does get his information entirely from the internet or the Argentine media. He is fed direct lies from somewhere.

    May 29th, 2015 - 12:25 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Voice

    23
    Hey Pops...where've you been...Argentina...?
    ...did you ever get to meet ....dsullivanboston for a beer and cigar...?

    May 29th, 2015 - 01:42 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • chronic

    Come on Reeeeeeeeeeekie.

    Dance that K shuffle for us again!

    ----------------------------------------
    Anyone that takes any statement from a representative of rotting roadkillian interests at face value should be committed for observation.
    ----------------------------------------
    When (if) the current set of thieves leave power the next group will have to audit YPF, ANSES, BCRA, ETC - to see if anything actually ever did exist.
    -------------------------------
    www.transparency.org/cpi2014/results
    Internationally #107 with a 34 score.
    ------------------------------------------------------------
    Enrique Massot: “Here It is, all the issues of a nation of forty-some million people explained in just seven words. We are all liars.”

    May 29th, 2015 - 02:28 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Enrique Massot

    #22 Elaine B
    “The K's dominate the media in Argentina.”
    Definitely, the above statement is surprising. In previous postings you portrayed yourself as somebody who knows a thing or two about my home country.
    It's common knowledge in Argentina that the Clarin Group owns not only a mayor newspaper, but over 300 print media, radios, cable and open air TV, etc., spread over the whole country. The group opposes the CFK government and has attempted to discredit the government by publishing front-page stories that later revealed to be fakes. That is why, when you asked me to back previous statements, I chose a couple of Clarin articles--that newspaper is not under suspicion of fabricating information to benefit the government!
    However, “It is foolish to believe opinion polls,” you state.
    And I answer yes--it would be. Opinion polls are just snapshots of a reality that is complex and changes from week to week. You need more information than that. Unfortunately, I am not able to expand here on the reasons why the CFK government has done many (good) things for the country and as a result continues to enjoy substantial support in the Argentine population.

    May 29th, 2015 - 06:31 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • agent999

    22 ElaineB (#)

    Don't forget these two independent sources of information Telam and “fútbol para todos”

    May 30th, 2015 - 09:17 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Simon68

    27 Enrique Massot (#)
    May 29th, 2015 - 06:31 pm

    Enrique: Once again you are talking rubbish, the TOTAL independent (opposition) media in Argentina controls 20% whilst the government controlled media represents the other 80%. The difference is that the ratings and circulation of the opposition media is far greater. In other words the government controlled press and TV have a smaller slice of the reader/viewer pie (about 12% according to some surveys) whereas the opposition press/TV has the rest.

    May 31st, 2015 - 03:29 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Enrique Massot

    #29 Simon
    ”...the government controlled press and TV have a smaller slice of the reader/viewer pie (about 12% according to some surveys) whereas the opposition press/TV has the rest.“
    Totally agree. The opposition media is the dominant discourse.
    Again, media must be critical of any--ANY--government, and that is a necessity in democracy. However, such media must act responsibly.
    Attempting to discredit a government--be it good or bad--with front-page stories that one week later are shown as total fakes is not good. I would speak against it from whatever side it came. And this, as you well know, is what Clarín does on a regular basis--repeated ad nauseam and amplified by media belonging to the group.
    The two more recent examples are Axel Kicilloff YPF wages and the ”secret” U.S. bank account of Máximo Kirchner and Nilda Garré.

    May 31st, 2015 - 04:42 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • agent999

    “Political Football Commercials? Just Be Glad You’re Not in Argentina”

    http://dailysignal.com/2013/09/08/political-football-commercials-just-be-glad-youre-not-in-argentina/

    Jun 01st, 2015 - 08:46 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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