A group of Argentine opposition senators and lawmakers went ahead on Monday with an informal meeting in Congress which prosecutor Alberto Nisman was expected to address and called for the official's alleged evidence relating to the AMIA case to be protected from interference.
The usually verbose Argentine president Cristina Fernandez preferred a lengthy letter in Facebook to comment on special prosecutor Alberto Nisman’s death (suicide), arguing it was yet another tragic chapter of the ongoing confusion, question and lies that have surrounded for 21 years the AMIA case.
Argentine prosecutor Viviana Fein confirmed that there was no sign of a third-party being involved in the death of AMIA investigator Alberto Nisman, who was found early Monday morning with a gunshot to the head. However the official refused to rule out the possibility that the deceased was obliged to take his own life by some as yet unknown factor.
The 250 years since Britain officially claimed the Falklands will be celebrated on a number of occasions this month. Celebrations are being organized in Stanley by members of the public on January 21 and 24 and by Falkland Islands Government on January 23 and 31, along with a ceremony on Saunders Island at Port Egmont on January 23.
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez met with Thomas Piketty at the Olivos official residence for two hours on Saturday as part of the French economist's tour of Latin America.
Argentina will not end its controls restricting access to foreign currency in the near term, Central Bank President Alejandro Vanoli was quoted as saying in an interview published on Sunday in the government supported newspaper Pagina 12.
The real estate boom has added 1.5 trillion dollars to the value of British homes over the past five years and left London residential property worth as much as Brazil's economy. Research by estate agents Savills shows U.K. houses and apartments were worth £5.75 trillion (8.7 trillion) in 2014, an increase of almost one trillion pounds since 2009.
President Obama is to use Tuesday's State of the Union speech to call for tax increases on the wealthy to help the middle class, officials say. The proposals would raise 320 billion dollars over a decade, to fund benefits such as tax credits.
Brazil's central bank is expected to raise interest rates for a third straight meeting this week to quell any doubts about its commitment to ending years of high inflation.
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.