Former Argentine army chief Cesar Milani was arrested Friday for his alleged role in the kidnapping and torture of two men and a woman during the country's military dictatorship.27 comments
Prosecutors have requested the arrest of Argentina's intelligence chief under former president Cristina Fernandez over murky accusations he shielded a fugitive drug trafficker from arrest. The request came a day after ex-spy chief Oscar Parrilli was indicted on charges of hiding information on the whereabouts of the man who was formerly Argentina's most-wanted fugitive.3 comments
Two years after the death of Alberto Nisman, organizers of tributes to the deceased Argentine prosecutor appear hopeful that the circumstances of his death will be clarified. Tributes were held for Nisman who was found dead at his home in the Argentine capital in January, 2015, in the midst of his investigation into the 1994 bombing of the AMIA Jewish Center.
Former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez Kirchner met with former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva for an hour and a half at the Lula Institute in the São Paulo district of Ipiranga. Both political leaders discussed the situation of their countries and the region, according to a statement from the LI.
Former Argentine president early Tuesday morning turned up at the main court house in Buenos Aires, (Tribunales Building) where she had her finger prints taken and filled a social-environment report as indicated by law in Argentina. Judge Claudio Bonadio who has the case for which the ex president has been indicted and refers to the dollar futures sale by the Central bank, did not attend.
Argentina's ex president Cristina Fernandez has been ordered to court next Tuesday by federal magistrate Claudio Bonadio, and warned that should she not abide she will be taken by public force to comply with the registry of finger prints and undergo a socio-environment report. The decision refers to the dollar futures case for which the ex president has been indicted.
Argentine federal judge Claudio Bonadío rejected as inappropriate and described as impertinent, untimely and out of style the petition from ex president Cristina Fernandez for an immediate oral trial in the dollar futures case, emerging from an investigation into the last months of her administration.
Argentine ex president Cristina Fernandez strongly defended her mother Ofelia Wilhelm who has been accused by the federal justice of fraud and pointed to president Mauricio Macri for the official investigation warning that no matter how many cases are dumped on me, the fact is people don't make enough money to reach the end of the month.
Ofelia Wilhelm, mother of former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez, is under judicial investigation for alleged irregularities worth millions of pesos to a firm of which she was a partner.
Argentine ex president Cristina Fernandez has desisted from appealing her prosecution on charges of fraudulent administration in detriment of the Argentine state in the so called “dollar futures” case involving the Central bank sale of US currency and demands an immediate oral trial.