The case of José López epitomizes the fall of the once mighty Kirchneristas. The former minister was arrested last month trying to donate $9 million dollars to some nuns in a convent.
Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s defiance was on display this week when she told 15,000 supporters, who had accompanied her to a court hearing, that she will never bow to the political persecution she says are behind the allegations.
The prosecutor says Macri may have committed a crime by not including information about offshore companies he was involved with in the declaration of his assets he made when he was mayor of Buenos Aires.
The prosecutor's opinion flies in the face of the suicide hypothesis that has dominated the probe into Nisman's death in January 2015, days after he had accused the then president of covering up for Iran in the bombing of a Jewish center.
While Ecuador champions Julian Assange's right to free speech, Francisco Endara Daza is on the run from an 18-month jail sentence because he clapped his hands — and he claims he didn't even do that.
Exactly a year ago today Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman died while investigating the worst terrorist attack in the country's history occurred in 1994. The difference now is that the recent change in government has given the case new momentum.
The arrest of the fugitives opens a new chapter in a political scandal that allegedly involves high level members of the government of former president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner in an ephedrine trafficking ring.
Two weeks into his presidency Argentina's Mauricio Macri has demanded the release of opposition politicians jailed in Venezuela prompting a public spat and proving that, in foreign policy at least, his election promise of "change" was real.
Mauricio Macri's dramatic victory in Sunday's presidential runoff follows a dramatic life story marked by family wealth, a kidnapping, sporting titles, meditation and almost choking on a false mustache.
Macri’s win marks a major shake up of Argentine politics, putting an end to 12 years of Kirchnerismo. It also looks like a warning to several other leftist Latin American governments.
After 12 years of a Kirchner leader — either Nestor or Cristina — voters in Argentina will decide on Sunday to either close the book on the Kirchners or vote for continuing their policies and programs. What's their legacy?