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Argentine VP challenges the court and demands to further testify on corruption charges

Tuesday, June 10th 2014 - 08:34 UTC
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The investigation hearing into Argentine Vice President Amado Boudou's alleged involvement in the Ciccone print-works case, came to a close for the day on Monday after the politician declared for over five hours. With strong security from the moment he arrived and left the court room, he was also profusely insulted by a crowd that had gathered outside. Read full article

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  • Usurping Pirate

    After all , what's he got to lose ? The judges are in his pocket so it will take years before the cases are heard and he'll be found innocent anyway .
    Unless the new administration decide to make an example of him .....

    Jun 10th, 2014 - 10:22 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • falklandlad

    That all this nonsense should impact on Argentina's possibility to win the world cup (“If sometime in the next few days the magistrate decides to take Boudou to trial, which could happen during the World Cup, this could seriously impact on the image of the Cristina Fernandez administration, argues Fraga”) bring it on. The English fans will love an own goal!

    Jun 10th, 2014 - 10:52 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • GALlamosa

    Looks like time for further reform of the judiciary. Wonder what odds you would get ??

    Jun 10th, 2014 - 10:55 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    “He is accused of later taking control of the company through companies under the name of friends, and given a contract to print money”

    Well there we go then!

    Nothing to see here folks, move on: they are all doing similar things, especially TMBOA. So is Bow-wow a scapegoat? I wonder if he will still be alive before his next “declaration”?

    The reality is of course that the judiciary, certainly the one “judging” the case are already in the pockets of the Ks, so perhaps I am expecting too much.

    Jun 10th, 2014 - 12:25 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • pgerman

    The current Campagnoli situation is the most important issue since it affects CFK. After reading about this case it's quite clear that she is stealing money from the people

    Jun 10th, 2014 - 04:27 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ilsen

    Any further news on those suitcases full of cash, (yes US$ cash!), from Caracas that helped fund the K-campaign?
    hmmm...?
    Why is Mercopress NOT reporting on the chaos in Venezuela?
    People are dying.
    The Government is massively corrupt.
    There is critical insecurity and constant danger in the streets.
    A critical lack of medicine.
    The World’s highest Inflation Rate.

    A critical lack of basic goods and services.
    An ideological take-over leading to a Vene-Cuban form of enforced indentured state-dependency.
    Widespread media censorship.
    Constant repression of political opposition.
    THOUSANDS illegally jailed without trial.
    Daily torture and abuse of the Human Rights of the population.
    Why does Latin America remain silent?
    Why is Mercopress NOT reporting on the chaos in Venezuela?

    Jun 11th, 2014 - 10:35 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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