Argentine Judge Closes Jewish Center Attack Case Against Ex-Prez

A federal judge in Argentina has rejected a request to reopen an investigation into allegations by the late special prosecutor Alberto Nisman, according to which former President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner covered up Iran’s role in the 1994 bombing of the AMIA Jewish center in Buenos Aires. Read more

Buenos Aires – Argentine Judge Summons Former President Fernandez For Questioning In Fraud Probe

A judge on Friday summoned former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez to testify in a case involving alleged irregularities in dollar futures contracts carried out by the Central Bank during her administration, judicial officials said. Read more

Buenos Aires – Lawyer: Argentine President Met Edward Snowden In Moscow

Buenos Aires – Argentina’s President Cristina Fernandez held talks with U.S. whistleblower Edward Snowden during a visit to Russia in April, Anthony Romero, director of the American Civil Liberties Union and one of Snowden’s lawyers said on Thursday. Read more

Argentina To Pay Compensation Over 1994 Jewish Centre Attack

Argentinian politicians have passed a law aimed at providing financial compensation to the victims of the 1994 bombing of a Buenos Aires Jewish centre. Read more

Argentina President: US ‘Vulture Funds’ Backed Nisman Before His Death

Argentina’s President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner has gone on the offensive against her critics by claiming she is the target of a conspiracy between US “vulture funds,” Jewish community groups and the prosecutor Alberto Nisman, who died in suspicious circumstances earlier this year. Read more

Case Against Argentine President Dismissed Yet Again

An Argentine prosecutor on Monday dismissed allegations that President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner tried to derail an inquiry into the bombing of a Jewish center in 1994, Reuters reported. Read more

Argentine President Says Late Prosecutor Nisman Also Praised Her

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez said Sunday the prosecutor who had accused her of a criminal cover-up had also praised her, characterizing the late Alberto Nisman’s actions as contradictory in a sharply worded speech that included a rebuke of Israel over the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center. Read more