A federal judge in Argentina indicted former President Cristina Fernandez for treason and asked for her arrest for allegedly covering up Iran’s possible role in the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center that killed 85 people and injured hundreds, a court ruling said.75 comments
Twenty three newly elected Senators took the oath of office in Argentina on Wednesday morning including ex presidents Carlos Menem, Adolfo Rodriguez Saa and Cristina Fernandez. The midterm election to renew a third of the Upper house was held in October and the new legislature will formally begin 10 December.
A new report summarizing the findings of an Argentina police probe into the mysterious death of Alberto Nisman, who accused Argentina's government of covering up Iranian involvement in the bombing of a Jewish community center in 1994, has determined that the prosecutor was murdered.
Ex Argentine vice-president under Cristina Fernandez, Amado Boudou, has joined other former ministers, deputy ministers, top officials and Kirchner family associates who are in jail awaiting for trial on multiple corruption charges. The joke in Buenos Aires is that any moment they will be holding a cabinet meeting once ex president Cristina Fernandez joins them.
Following orders from Federal Judge Ariel Lijo, Argentine Coast Guard officers placed Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner's second vice president Amado Boudou under arrest early Friday for illicit enrichment.
Argentina’s top prosecutor quit on Monday under pressure from the government over accusations that she hampered corruption investigations into officials from the previous administration of President Cristina Fernandez.
Ex Argentine president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has denied in court that she covered up for Iranians accused of involvement in the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires in which 85 people were killed.
Argentina's ruling coalition Let's Change sweeping victory in last Sunday's midterm elections, which had a special chapter in the province of Buenos Aires, was one of the toughest ever, and defeated ex president Cristina Fernandez performance was meritorious.
Julio De Vido, an ex-minister in former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez's government, was jailed after turning himself in to authorities on Wednesday, marking an anti-corruption milestone in a country known for impunity.
Candidates allied with Argentine President Mauricio Macri enjoyed sweeping victories in Sunday’s mid-term election, strengthening his position in Congress while dimming prospects for a political comeback by his predecessor Cristina Fernandez. free-spending populist who nearly bankrupted the country during her 2007-2015 rule.