My must read of the day, “Argentinian government moves to dissolve domestic intelligence agency,” in the Guardian.
The Argentinian reporter who first reported on the suspicious death of a prosecutor investigating the 1994 bombing of a Jewish center in Argentina arrived in Israel over the weekend after leaving the country out of fear for his safety, according to reports.
An Argentine prosecutor who died mysteriously last week told a reporter prior to his death that he had evidence tying Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires.
JERUSALEM—The mystery surrounding the alleged suicide of Argentinian prosecutor Alberto Nisman in Buenos Aires Sunday, on the eve of his scheduled airing of charges against the country’s president, deepened Wednesday when investigators revealed that there were no traces of gunpowder on Nisman’s hand and no suicide note.
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – The Argentine prosecutor who accused President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner of orchestrating a cover-up in the investigation of Iran over the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center has been found dead in his apartment, authorities said on Monday.
Russia is quietly expanding its influence in Latin America as the Obama administration disengages from the region, critics say.
Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a deal on Saturday with Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner to help build the third reactor of a nuclear power plant in the country, the New York Times reported.
Sen. Marco Rubio (R., Fla.) has delayed the confirmation of the nominated ambassador to Argentina Noah Mamet, according to the Washington Post.
Argentine President Cristina Kirchner will reportedly skip the 19th anniversary memorial of the AMIA bombing on Thursday, in what analysts see as the latest troubling sign of the Argentine government’s increasing coziness with Tehran.
A bipartisan delegation of House lawmakers have petitioned Secretary of State John Kerry to reconsider the level of aid given to Argentina following revelations that the Latin American country has opened it doors to Iran.