Jewish organization admits 'great respect' for decision dismissing cover up case against Cristina Fernandez
The head of Argentina's DAIA Jewish community organization Julio Schlosser has said Federal Judge Daniel Rafecas decision to dismiss the AMIA cover-up charges against President Cristina Fernandez and other officials deserve “the greatest respect”.
Former public prosecutor Julio Cesar Strassera, who accused Argentina’s military leadership that conducted the bloody 1976-1983 dictatorship, died in Buenos Aires at 81 years old of a “severe intestinal infection.”
Trelew in Argentine Patagonia and Caernarfon in Wales will be linked as 'sister-cities' during a ceremony scheduled for next Saturday, attended by Lord Dafydd Wigley and a Welsh delegation visiting the country in anticipation of this year's 150th anniversary of the first Cymru settlement in southern Argentina.
Despite the strong questioning from the opposition, the manufacturers' lobby and many unions, the Argentine ruling coalition mustered sufficient votes in the Lower House to pass the controversial package of cooperation, economic and investment agreements between Argentina and China.
Argentina's Secretary General to the Presidency Anibal Fernández hit back to ex president of Uruguay Jorge Batlle who on Wednesday said Argentina’s Cristina Fernandez “hopes to be sacked from the government.”
Argentina named the president's chief of staff, Anibal Fernandez, as the new Cabinet chief on Thursday in a reshuffle that comes as the government faces a political crisis. Fernandez, a close political ally of President Cristina Fernandez, who is no relation, will replace Jorge Capitanich, the presidency said.
Argentine federal judge Daniel Rafecas on Thursday dismissed the case against President Cristina Fernandez, in which it was claimed she, together with other officials conspired to spare Iranian officials from prosecution over the 1994 bombing of a Jewish center in Buenos Aires.
Former Uruguayan President Jorge Batlle said that Argentine President Cristina Fernandez “wants to be kicked out of government”, replicating Argentine opposition comments.
Argentina's secretary for Issues relative to the Malvinas Islands Daniel Filmus visited this week Guatemala as part of a tour of Central America to promote the 'Malvinas cause' and collect support from regional governments and institutions.
The Antarctic Wildlife Research Fund (AWR) was unveiled at a ceremony in Australia, with the aim of strengthening the scientific basis for the management of the Southern Ocean and the Antarctic Region.