January 27, 2015
Prosecutor investigating the death of Alberto Nisman, Viviana Fein, will order the delivery of his body to the family, since Nisman's ex wife, Sandra Arroyo Salgado, said that there was no need for a new autopsy in the investigation, the Prosecution said on a press release.
Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich slammed the opposition lawmaker’s call for Security Secretary Sergio Berni to brief the Congress tomorrow on his actions on the night AMIA special prosecutor Alberto Nisman was found dead.
By Federico Poore
The all-out intelligence war that has plagued the country over the past few weeks led President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner to call for a wholesale reform of the secret services. For many this reform is long overdue.
The investigation into the death of special prosecutor Alberto Nisman is so far tied to one name — Diego Lagomarsino.
The Secretary General of DAIA Delegation of Argentine-Israeli Associations, Jorge Knoblovits, voiced his criticism against yesterday’s speech by president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner and reiterated DAIA’s call to abrogate the Memorandum of Understanding signed with Iran in 2013.
By Luciana Bertoia
President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner spoke in public for the first time since Nisman’s death yesterday to announce the proposed dissolution of the controversial Intelligence Secretariat (SI, formerly known as SIDE) and the creation of a federal intelligence agency.
Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich praised the president’s decision to dissolve the Intelligence Office as a “momentous decision” and described it as a “qualitative breakthrough.”• Burstein: SI dissolution is 'an act of bravery' • Aníbal Fernández dismisses ‘risks of unemployed labour’ at SI
Following widespread criticism
By David Mackintosh
By Mary Milliken & Eric KelseyActors endorse Birdman in march to Oscars
As around 300 survivors of the Auschwitz death camp were gathering today to mark 70 years since its liberation by Soviet troops, joined by world leaders, Pope Francis said that it calls for a “future of respect, peace.”• Auschwitz survivors remember, 70 years on
International Remembrance Day
For the first time since the commemorations began, Jewish community organizations will not attend the official ceremony for the International Holocaust Remembrance Day as its leaders have decided to hold a separate rally in the AMIA community headquarters.
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Raúl Barboza, accordionist
By Lorenzo Miquel