Tag: Hector Timerman

Hector Timerman
Thursday, January 29th 2015 - 09:40 UTC

Nisman feared for his life, mistrusted his security and asked for the gun

When Nisman asked Lagomarsino for a gun “that caught me off guard, I did not understand it, it is not every day that your boss asks you for a gun”

A computer technician in the Buenos Aires prosecutor’s office who has been charged for lending a pistol to Alberto Nisman said the slain prosecutor asked him for the gun since he feared for his life and could no longer trust the team in charge of his security.

Wednesday, January 28th 2015 - 08:04 UTC

Cristina Fernandez speech was made to 'distract attention' claims Argentine opposition

Opposition members asked Congress to make Foreign Minister Timerman and Security Minister Cecilia Rodriguez available for inquiry in the Lower House.

Argentina's Lower House opposition caucus leaders have rejected the proposed dissolution of the Intelligence Secretariat (SI, formerly known as SIDE), announced Monday evening by President Cristina Fernández, as they consider it was made to “distract attention” from the death of AMIA special prosecutor Alberto Nisman.

Saturday, January 24th 2015 - 06:33 UTC

Argentine Jewish community wants a 'Day of national mourning', for the burial of Nisman

“We want the burial of prosecutor Nisman, as soon as his body is returned, to be declared a day of national mourning” DAIA's Schlosser stated

The head of Argentina's DAIA Jewish community organization Julio Schlosser has urged for the day of Alberto Nisman's burial to be an official “day of national mourning”, in tribute to the late prosecutor who was found dead this week.

Friday, January 23rd 2015 - 06:51 UTC

Nisman's death not suicide but a plot against her government, alleges Cristina Fernandez

On her Web site, Fernandez said Alberto Nisman had been provided with false information that led him to seek to indict her

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez on Thursday morning took to social media once again to express her thoughts on the death of AMIA special prosecutor Alberto Nisman making reference to “the suicide which -I am sure- was not a suicide.”

Friday, January 23rd 2015 - 06:03 UTC

US Ambassador Mamet presents credentials and meets with Timerman

“Honored to represent the US in Argentina” said Mamet, seen here shaking hands with foreign minister Timerman

US ambassador to Argentina Noah B. Mamet held his first meeting with Foreign Minister Hector Timerman at the Foreign Ministry on Wednesday afternoon after he arrived in Buenos Aires on Friday of last week.

Thursday, January 22nd 2015 - 07:23 UTC

A third passage to Nisman's apartment and a locksmith who testified the service entrance was not locked

Walter said the second door was locked but without turning the key, which “was still in the lock”. He then used Nisman's mother key to fully open the door

Investigators found a footprint and a fingerprint in a third –recently discovered- access to prosecutor Alberto Nisman’s apartment, which became the latest clues in the investigation of the death of the AMIA special prosecutor late on Sunday.

Thursday, January 22nd 2015 - 07:17 UTC

Suspicious death in Argentina by The New York Times editorial board

The government of President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner seems eager to establish that the death of prosecutor Nisman was suicide

The following editorial was published on Wednesday by The New York Times addressing recent events surrounding the mysterious death in Buenos Aires of special prosecutor Alberto Nisman, who was investigating the still unsolved case of the July 1994 attack on the Argentine Jewish community center, AMIA. He had been involved in the case for ten years and investigating an alleged Iranian connection.

Wednesday, January 21st 2015 - 07:29 UTC

Argentina's Judiciary releases Nisman's complete prosecution charges against Cristina Fernandez

The 300 pages presentation was made Wednesday a week ago by AMIA special prosecutor Nisman who had been working on the case for over ten years

Argentina's judiciary released late Tuesday the complete version of special prosecutor Alberto Nisman's charges against President Cristina Fernandez, foreign minister Hector Timerman and other close officials, accusing them of 'conspiring a cover up of Iran's' alleged involvement in the bombing of the Jewish institution in Buenos Aires back in 1994, which killed 85 and injured 300.

Monday, January 19th 2015 - 06:45 UTC

Found dead prosecutor who denounced Argentina president for covering up Iran

“I can leave this dead” said Nisman at Clarín last Saturday

The body of AMIA special prosecutor Alberto Nisman was found in the bathroom of his apartment in the Buenos Aires City neighbourhood of Puerto Madero late on Sunday.

Saturday, January 17th 2015 - 09:20 UTC

Cristina Fernandez first twit reaction to 'Iran plot' claim; Nisman to Congress next week

“AMIA: once again, (there is) no justice nor truth,” President Cristina Fernández wrote in her Twitter account.

Argentine President Cristina Fernández made her first public statement since AMIA special prosecutor Alberto Nisman accused her of allegedly covering up Iran’s role in the 1994 attack that left 85 dead and 300 injured. Nisman is scheduled to visit congress next week invited by opposition lawmakers to reveal further details of the alleged plot.

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