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Jan 19, 2015 0 Comments

Officials: No sign of others in Argentine prosecutor death Media Appearances, Media Mentions

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina’s government said Monday that a prosecutor who had accused President Cristina Fernandez of shielding Iranian suspects in the nation’s deadliest terror attack died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound inside his locked apartment, a declaration sure to be closely scrutinized.

Alberto Nisman, who had been investigating the 1994 bombing of the AMIA Jewish community center in Buenos Aires that killed 85 people, was found in the bathroom of his apartment late Sunday, hours before he was to testify in a Congressional hearing about the case.

Investigating prosecutor Viviana Fein said the preliminary autopsy found “no intervention” of others in Nisman’s death. However, Fein said she would not rule out the possibility that Nisman was “induced” to suicide, adding that the gun was not his.

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Jan 18, 2015 0 Comments

The reasons why Guantanamo is so expensive Articles / Opinion Editorials, Publications

Authors: J.D. GORDON

In listening to President Obama and most Democrats in Congress, one might think that holding detainees at Guantanamo Bay is what’s bankrupting America.

Last month, the president told Candy Crowley on CNN’s State of the Union that “it is wildly expensive. We’re spending millions for each individual there.”

Democratic Sen. Joe Machin III of West Virginia went further after visiting Gitmo in December: “We’re up to $3.3 million per detainee. The average annual cost per prisoner in a maximum security prison in the United States is $78,000.”

So let’s ask the simple question: Why is Gitmo so expensive?… Continue Reading »

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Jan 18, 2015 0 Comments

What Does the U.S. Want? Media Appearances, Television Appearances

Authors: FERNANDO MENÉNDEZ

Fernando Menéndez visits CTV to discuss US relations with Cuba.