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Indictment and preventive imprisonment of Cristina Fernandez confirmed by federal court

Saturday, December 23rd 2017 - 12:34 UTC
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An Argentine Federal Court in Buenos Aires City confirmed the indictment and preventive imprisonment of ex president Cristina Fernandez, one of several defendants under investigation for the alleged cover up of the attack against a Jewish organization, by signing a memorandum of understanding with Teheran considered the culprit of the 1994 carnage which cost 85 lives and hundreds injured. Read full article


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  • imoyaro

    Very interesting,they have reduced the charge from treason to “concealment,” no doubt an easier charge to get a conviction. But that's not all, Nestor Kirchner's cousin Carlos has been arrested. This paragraph in particular is very interesting : “Ercolini argued that Carlos Kirchner's behavior became ”hostile.” According to prosecutors Gerardo Pollicita and Ignacio Mahiques, he gave two false addresses in the case (one is an abandoned basic unit, the other is the headquarters of the federal penitentiary service in Río Gallegos); he emptied his accounts and safe deposit boxes to hide his assets from justice, and he owns a society that in theory is dedicated to selling retail paint, but that had an “exponential, dizzying and unjustified” patrimonial growth.“
    http: // http: // http: //
    And finally check out this video of Maximo ”Gordo” Kirchner. He's lost a lot of weight and suddenly gone gray, (that is if he didn't have it dyed to elicit sympathy.)The topic is unrelated, but the picture is well worth the cost of the entertainment. ;)
    Merry Christmas to all!

    Dec 23rd, 2017 - 01:45 pm - Link - Report abuse +4
  • Chicureo


    Hard to believe el Gordo has lost so much weight...
    ...hard to believe his mother will actually be convicted of her wickedness...

    Dec 23rd, 2017 - 05:06 pm - Link - Report abuse +2
  • gordo1


    I DO hope you are not referring to me! Happy Christmas!

    Dec 23rd, 2017 - 10:06 pm - Link - Report abuse +4
  • imoyaro

    No, no, Merry Christmas!

    Dec 23rd, 2017 - 10:13 pm - Link - Report abuse +3
  • British_Kirchnerist

    “Magistrates Martin Irirzun and Eduardo Farah said the crimes involved include public nuisance, misuse of authority and aggravated cover up, but revoked treason.”

    The witch bunt continues, but with the absurd “treason” already falling perhaps the unravelling of the case begins now...

    Dec 24th, 2017 - 10:26 am - Link - Report abuse -7
  • Voice

    Blair was worse...

    Dec 24th, 2017 - 11:47 am - Link - Report abuse -6
  • Lightning

    Truly, this Christmas season the world is tilted on its axis, and wrongs are being righted:

    - 13 political prisoners and members of Venezuela's Opposition are freed!

    - It is officially ruled that Kretina the harpy should be jailed.

    A great start!

    What will the new year bring us?

    Dec 24th, 2017 - 05:48 pm - Link - Report abuse +3
  • British_Kirchnerist

    The complete collapse of this show trial and some rest and well deserved happiness for Cristina lets hope

    Dec 24th, 2017 - 06:59 pm - Link - Report abuse -7
  • Lightning

    My money is on World Peace before THAT comes to pass

    Dec 25th, 2017 - 05:20 am - Link - Report abuse +3
  • Frank

    British_Kirchnerist 'The witch bunt continues, '

    Its 'witch hunt' you silly bunt.....

    So...'preventive imprisonment'?

    Does that mean she is locked up pending trial, going to be locked up, or under house arrest???

    Dec 25th, 2017 - 11:40 pm - Link - Report abuse +3
  • British_Kirchnerist

    Only if her fellow Senators vote for it. Given the threat her honest opposition poses to the “opposition” that voted with Macri on pensions, versus the risks to “opposition” Senators in supporting a Macrist show trial, this will be interesting. But hopefully by March when the Senate reconvenes it will have all collapsed

    Dec 26th, 2017 - 09:30 am - Link - Report abuse -4
  • imoyaro

    And again with feeling...Manzanares, La Asesina's accountant, admits to doctoring the books!

    Dec 26th, 2017 - 10:13 am - Link - Report abuse +4
  • British_Kirchnerist

    How can we believe a word he says when under such pressure and with the offer of a plea bargain? This whole hotel case strikes me as fawlty...

    Dec 26th, 2017 - 12:26 pm - Link - Report abuse -3
  • imoyaro

    More like how can we believe a word any shill for the Narcokleptocray says, they will say anything at all to support La Asesina? ;)

    Dec 26th, 2017 - 12:30 pm - Link - Report abuse +3
  • British_Kirchnerist

    You would seem to say, and probably believe, anything at all against her. Why such hate? Are you a rich oligarch who personally stands to gain for all this, a Cambiembos activist, nostalgic for the good old days of the junta, or something else?

    Dec 26th, 2017 - 04:36 pm - Link - Report abuse -3
  • Chicureo


    I realize it's just a bit early to celebrate the demise of such a wonderful woman, who's grace, beauty and honesty will forever inspire Argentinians for decades to come...but:

    Dec 26th, 2017 - 09:13 pm - Link - Report abuse +3
  • Enrique Massot

    This ruling clearly shows the sort of clown Judge Bonadio really is. Let's throw anything that makes an effect, such as...(sound sitars, bongos and ukeleles) Treason to Fatherland. Done!

    Problem was, Farah and Irurzun could not risk their relative respectability by endorsing such a ridiculous charge--so out with Treason.

    So...what's left?

    Nuisance! Cover up...something to avoid irritating Macri and friends and end up removed as camarists. But treason is out.

    In the meantime, what happens with the 'red alert' removal claim? Diligent Bonadio has so far ignored repeated offers to testimony, made by former Interpol director Robert Noble.

    Of course, if Bonadio did hear from Noble, the whole accusation about Timmerman requesting the removal of the red alerts crumbles. Therefore, Bonadio won't interrogate Noble.

    Another testimony to pistolero's impartiality and diligence.

    Dec 26th, 2017 - 11:36 pm - Link - Report abuse -1
  • Chicureo

    Corrected second link

    Dec 26th, 2017 - 11:57 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Frank

    So, if she is a flight risk they just have to impound her broomstick....

    Dec 27th, 2017 - 12:04 am - Link - Report abuse +2
  • imoyaro

    Hey it's Kamerad/Komrade Rique, the advocate of violence, murder and drug running! Finally sobered up from that bender you went on celebrating 88 cops in the hospital, eh? How'd you like Maximo “Gordo” Kirchner's performance, looks like we are going to have to call him “Tweak” since he seems to have lost weight, hair, and can't stop bouncing in his chair, a sure sign of Meth use... ;)

    Dec 27th, 2017 - 12:54 am - Link - Report abuse +2
  • Chicureo

    Perfect comment.


    An example of enormous corruption is the icebreaker linked to your post.

    Dec 27th, 2017 - 01:17 am - Link - Report abuse +1
  • imoyaro


    Yep, they could have gotten a brand new ship for a lot less than they spent, but where's the graft in that? ;)

    Dec 27th, 2017 - 04:17 am - Link - Report abuse +3
  • Chicureo


    The most expensive non-nuclear icebreaker in the world, that's still not seaworthy.

    Too good not to repeat:

    Dec 27th, 2017 - 11:49 am - Link - Report abuse +5
  • British_Kirchnerist

    Chicureo: The top of the charts in Britain, when Pinochet's friend Thatcher croacked. You fell right into that one mate ;)

    Dec 27th, 2017 - 12:25 pm - Link - Report abuse -5
  • Chicureo


    The most expensive non-nuclear icebreaker in the world, that's still not seaworthy.

    Still too good not to repeat:

    Their are no statues of Cristina, nor will there ever be.

    Dec 27th, 2017 - 12:35 pm - Link - Report abuse +3
  • imoyaro

    “Their are no statues of Cristina, nor will there ever be.”

    And a good thing too, because if there were, we know what would happen to them... ;)

    Dec 27th, 2017 - 12:52 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Chicureo

    In the meantime, for those who missed my tribute of Cristina's future demise:

    Dec 27th, 2017 - 04:28 pm - Link - Report abuse +2
  • British_Kirchnerist

    Chica: “Their are no statues of Cristina, nor will there ever be.”

    I think you meant *there* are no statues of Cristina, nor will there ever be. And do you want to bet?

    And stop being so childish with the video, its no great news that everyone dies, in Cristina's case I hope its decades from now, after a spectacular political comeback followed by a well deserved long and happy retirement. And if its old age she dies of, then that's not happening soon =)

    imo Interseting article, looks like its an orchestrated campaign. Could it be that Cambiembos has a thuggish element...

    Dec 27th, 2017 - 05:56 pm - Link - Report abuse -4
  • El capitano 1

    One can only smile at the hysterical naivete of the general Argentinian population in general...All the government in power has to do is utter...“Falkland Islands” and the whole population has a melt down...In the mean time while all those “patriots” are gearing up to fight....the powers that be fill their pockets full on any kind of negotiable currency and plan on a quick get away...(They usually screw that up as well)....Kinda sad really but all part of what serves as Argentinian“”culture“”,for want of a better term..!

    Dec 27th, 2017 - 07:36 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Chicureo


    Thank you for the English lesson. My parents paid a pirates ransom for my education here and I still screw it up. By the way we share the same desire that Cristina lives a long, very long life behind bars.

    Should she overdoses on Botox in the short term, we have the parade already choreographed:

    El capitano 1

    My burden is having to live next door to a bunch of hysterical bunch of land grabbing kleptomaniacs only separated by God's gift of the Andes.

    Dec 27th, 2017 - 10:31 pm - Link - Report abuse +2
  • Voice

    Don't be thanking BK for an English lesson...he used its four times in that post when it should have been it's...
    I'm still not quite sure what an “Interseting article” is...

    Dec 28th, 2017 - 12:51 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • British_Kirchnerist

    It could be a portmanteau of interesting and upsetting, a new word I just created, as Shakespeare oft did. Or I may have typed s before e by mistake ;)

    Btw Chico do you want to bet that this witch hunt is going to last and be unchallenged for “many long years behind bars”. La potra will be young yet when it all unravells

    Dec 28th, 2017 - 11:33 am - Link - Report abuse -3
  • DemonTree

    Don't worry Chicureo, English people can't spell correctly in English either. The whole thing is an illogical nightmare and whoever decided to spell words that sound the same but have different meanings differently should be taken out and shot.

    She's not young now, she's only not a grandmother already because Maximo hasn't obliged.

    Dec 28th, 2017 - 12:04 pm - Link - Report abuse -1
  • RICO

    I find it difficult to believe that Maximomhas not been shooting so either his gun has been loaded with blanks or he is aiming at the wrong target.

    As for the money laundering charge, I have always wondered how the Kircheners family had become incredibly rich on a government salary. I know they own a law firm but how can that legitimately generate that worth of wealth when you are spending so much time serving the people.

    The more public service the family did the more wealth seem to flow into their business when you would expect time commitments to mean that as they focused more time in serving the people they would have less time to make money for their law practice.

    I guess sometimes God just rewards the virtuous.

    Dec 29th, 2017 - 05:22 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • British_Kirchnerist

    She is an abuelita actually, she just didn't announce it with the royal we like Thatcher did ;) Surprised neither of you knew actually (less so at RICO's obscene references to Maximo). But like Marlene Dietrich in 1948 it just makes her the most glamorous grandmother in the world ;)

    As for the wealth, a) its probably *a lot* less than the witch hunters say, and b) if Basil and then Sybil had both become PM, wouldn't business have boomed at Fawlty Towers ;)

    Dec 29th, 2017 - 09:07 am - Link - Report abuse -1
  • DemonTree

    Why would I know if it wasn't publicised? I don't follow her and her family's doings.

    “But like Marlene Dietrich in 1948 it just makes her the most glamorous grandmother in the world”

    Meh. It doesn't make her young.

    I saw this notice in Ireland which sums it up nicely:

    You sound like the first example.

    Dec 29th, 2017 - 11:09 am - Link - Report abuse -1
  • British_Kirchnerist

    It was publicised, just not with a Thatcheresque gaffe. I like that saying/sign btw, though the woman on it looks old and *nothing* like Cristina

    Dec 29th, 2017 - 01:36 pm - Link - Report abuse -1
  • The Voice

    Agreed, the turkey neck is absent.

    Dec 29th, 2017 - 01:55 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Chicureo

    Sorry to repeat BK, but when CFK eventually overdoses on Botox, we have the parade already choreographed:

    Dec 29th, 2017 - 05:20 pm - Link - Report abuse -1
  • British_Kirchnerist

    “Sorry to repeat” I think its called spamming.

    Btw DT, while I like that blarney quote, it still misses something, because it presumes the woman is at her most beautiful rather than, like Cristina often seems to be, always getting better ;)

    Dec 30th, 2017 - 11:16 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Chicureo


    Sorry if you feel that you have been spammed because I'm just promoting what might happen should she overdose on Botox in the short term, we have the parade already choreographed:

    Dec 30th, 2017 - 11:56 am - Link - Report abuse -2
  • DemonTree

    Chicureo, it was funny the first time. Only the first time.

    Dec 30th, 2017 - 12:07 pm - Link - Report abuse +1

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