March 6, 2015

By Luciana Bertoia

San Isidro Federal Judge Sandra Arroyo Salgado threw the investigation into the mysterious death of her former husband, late AMIA special prosecutor Alberto Nisman, on its head yesterday with a strong affirmation: he was murdered.

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Sandra Arroyo Salgado seems determined to break all the judicial rules during the investigation into the mysterious death of her ex-husband, AMIA special prosecutor Alberto Nisman. The San Isidro federal judge yesterday not only criticized the prosecutor in charge of the probe but also uttered thinly veiled criticism toward the Supreme Court and the Executive.

The government will not pursue devaluation because Argentina needs to “give certainty,” Economy Minister Axel Kicillof affirmed.

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María Julia Alsogaray granted house arrest

President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner has mocked Buenos Aires City Mayor Mauricio Macri, as she presented the new train cars Argentina purchased from China to renew the Roca railway system.

Judges Jorge Ballestero, Eduardo Farah and Eduardo Freiler of the Federal Criminal Appeals Court No. 1 were selected by lot to decide whether to go forward with prosecutor Gerardo Pollicita’s appeal on Wednesday to the dismissal of charges that had been ordered by Judge Daniel Rafecas.

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European shares steadied near seven-year highs with investors focussed on whether US jobs figures would be strong enough to prompt the Federal Reserve to hike interest rates sooner than expected.

Al Qaeda's official Syrian wing, the Nusra Front, announced the death of its top military commander, who insurgent sources said fell victim to a blast targeting a high-level militant meeting.


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By Fermín Koop

“We are indeed interested in Petrobras assets in Argentina. We already carried out transactions with them in the past,” Eurnekian told the Herald yesterday. “But now it all depends on Petrobras and what they actually want to do.”


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