Posts Tagged ‘argentine’

Argentine may be second person to naturally recover from HIV

In Argentina, a woman has become the second-ever person who may have naturally recovered from HIV. The virus appears to have vanished from her body, one of the authors of a recent study said, making her only the second person believed to have cured herself of HIV. Mathias Lichterfeld from the Ragon Institute of Massachusetts […]

Mauro Viale, 73, popular Argentine television host, dies at age 73

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (JTA) — Early in his journalism career, Mauricio Goldfarb changed his name to Mauro Viale, a shift many understood as an indication of the difficulty of achieving professional success in Argentina for someone with such an obviously Jewish name. Mauro was his nickname among school friends; Viale was a street near his […]

Police stop planned neo-Nazi attack on Argentine synagogue on Shabbat

Police have arrested two people who authorities believe were planning a Friday-night attack on an Argentine synagogue. The country’s federal judiciary was investigating a group called Goy Group Unleashed, according to the Simon Wiesenthal Center, when prosecutors found evidence on the messaging services Telegram and WhatsApp of the imminent Shabbat attack in the Tucuman province […]

Argentine businessman calls Jewish CEO a ‘Moishe’ in antisemitic post

The businessman known as Buenos Aires’ “King of Meat” singled out three Argentine Jewish businessmen in social media posts, including one with an antisemitic epithet. Alberto Samid — who founded a butcher company and fast food chain and in the late 1980s was an adviser to Argentine President Carlos Menem — published photos of Marcos […]

Argentine president tests positive for Covid-19 after Russia’s Sputnik V shot, but researchers say he will recover swiftly

Argentinian leader Alberto Fernandez has most likely been infected with the new coronavirus, he announced. The virus should not affect him severely, however, as he has previously received the Sputnik V vaccine, researchers say. President Fernandez “performed an antigen test which was positive,” and has been awaiting further confirmation of his state of health having […]

After vaccination, Argentine president tests positive for COVID-19

Argentina’s President Alberto Fernandez, who has been vaccinated against COVID-19, announced late Friday that he had tested positive for the coronavirus. “At the end of today, after presenting a fever of 37.3 and a slight headache, I performed an antigen test, which was positive,” he tweeted, adding he was waiting for the results of a […]

Argentine Jewish group to file complaint after soccer fans’ anti-Semitic chants

BUENOS AIRES — Argentina’s largest Jewish collective said on Thursday it would file a complaint after some soccer fans chanted anti-Semitic slurs in the streets of Buenos Aires ahead of a match. The chants happened before a second division clash on Tuesday between fiery Buenos Aires rivals Atlanta, a team historically linked to Argentina’s Jewish […]

Argentine Jews Slam Late President Carlos Menem Over Impunity for Deadly Terror Attacks

Former Argentine President Carlos Menem looks on in a court room before hearing the verdict in the trial of covering up the 1994 AMIA bombing. Photo: Reuters/Agustin Marcarian. Argentina’s Jewish community has expressed regret over the fact that the country’s former President, Carlos Menem, died at the end of last week without having “paid for […]

Argentine Vegetable Oil Workers Win Big Raises With Coordinated Strike

By Julia Soul and Ernesto Torres, Labor Notes. February 17, 2021 Above photo: During the three-week strike, workers and activists picketed access points to the docks and oil plants, especially in the regions of Rosario and San Lorenzo and in the large port complex of Bahía Blanca. Press FTCIODyARA. Leveraging Strategic Position. Argentina’s vegetable oil […]

Argentine Jewish group slams deceased ex-president cleared of bombing coverup

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Just hours after his death, the Argentine umbrella Jewish group DAIA sharply criticized former president Carlos Menem, who was in that office during both of the country’s bloody terrorist attacks on Jewish institutions in the 1990s. The Delegation of Argentine Israelite Associations wrote in a Twitter thread on Sunday that Menem […]

Flamboyant former Argentine President Carlos Menem dies

Menem was also supremely flexible as a politician, beginning his career as a self-styled disciple of Gen. Juan Domingo Peron, who founded the populist movement that bears his name and placed the economy largely under state control. Menem, who served two terms as president between 1989 and 1999, transformed the country — but in the […]

Interpol hunting in Israel for Argentine rabbi accused of sexual abuse of teens

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Interpol is looking in Israel for a former rabbi of a Buenos Aires synagogue who is accused of sexually abusing at least two young men between 2010 and 2018. Rabbi Marcelo Daniel Krawiec, 44, had been living in Israel since 2019. But according to Argentina’s Migration Department, he entered Argentina on […]

Argentine Jewish leader gets police protection after antisemitic threats

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Police are protecting the head of Argentina’s largest umbrella Jewish group after an antisemitic letter urging him to leave the country was sent to his office. It’s not the first time that Jorge Knoblovits has received antisemitic messages as head of the Delegation of Argentine Israelite Associations, or DAIA. But DAIA […]

Sixth Anniversary of Argentine Prosecutor Alberto Nisman’s Murder Revives Call for Justice for AMIA Bombing Victims

Before being murdered, prosecutor Alberto Nisman had accused Argentina’s President Cristina Kirchner of covering up Iranian involvement in the 1994 bombing of the AMIA Jewish center. Photo: Twitter. The main community center serving Argentina’s Jews on Monday called for “truth” and “justice” to prevail in the case of Alberto Nisman, on the sixth anniversary of […]

Police mistaken for strippers after they raid Argentine swingers’ party

When a swingers party was raided by police the guests believe the uniformed officers were strippers who were the highlight of the show.   Twenty couples were disccovered breaking COVID-19 restrictions at the secret sex party in the Argentine city of Mar del Plata, which is 380 km (236 miles) south of the capital Buenos […]

Carlos Escude, 72, driven to Judaism by Argentine economic crisis

In April, as much of the world introduced limits on movement and commerce in an effort to halt the spread of the coronavirus, Argentinean political theorist Carlos Escude waged a one-man protest outside his home in Buenos Aires. In a video that the newspaper Perfil described as “bizarre,” Escude can be seen on the sidewalk […]

Argentine Jews React With Fury as Key Suspect in 1994 AMIA Bombing Atrocity Is Acquitted

A display in Buenos Aires of pictures and names of victims of the 1994 AMIA bombing, in which 85 people died and hundreds more were wounded. Photo: Reuters / Marcos Brindicci. In a shock decision on Wednesday, an Argentine federal court acquitted the individual charged with supplying the truck that was used in the deadly […]

Diego Maradona, Argentine soccer legend, dies of heart attack

Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona died of a heart attack on Wednesday, his attorney said.Theformer Napoli and Boca Juniors player Maradona, 60, had recently battled health issues and underwent emergency surgery for a subdural hematoma several weeks ago. A subdural hematoma is a blood clot on the brain.Maradona was released from hospital on November 11 […]

Marijuana plants seized from Argentine synagogue’s courtyard

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Argentine police last week seized two pots of marijuana plants from the courtyard of a historic synagogue in Medanos, a small village in the Buenos Aires province. Medanos, once the rural home of about 100 Argentine Jews, is in the Villarino district. Villarino Mayor Carlos Bevillacua said the synagogue was not […]

Leading Argentine rabbis deny businessman’s claim they run kosher meat ‘mafia’

BUENOS AIRES (JTA) — After Jewish institutions came out in support of a businessman who is vowing to take on what he calls a “mafia” that sets the price of kosher meat, leading Argentine rabbis criticized the accusations that they are involved in artificially raising the cost of kosher food. The group of rabbis, including […]

In Win For Boycott Movement, Argentine Soccer Team Cancels Match In Israel

Waking up to the news Wednesday that Argentina had canceled the match, Israeli leaders denounced Rajoub, saying it was his incitement against Messi and the Argentines that caused them to withdraw. They called Rajoub’s messages “terror threats.” In her initial response, Regev said that “since they announced they would play against Israel, various terror groups […]

Argentine President Macri announces deal with IMF, imposition of austerity measures

It seemed like a collective moan could be heard across Argentina as President Mauricio Macri uttered three words that many in this country associate with the worst of times: International Monetary Fund. Macri surprised Argentina by announcing this week that he will seek a financing deal with the IMF following a sharp devaluation of its […]

400 kg of cocaine found in Russian Embassy in Argentine prompted sting operation

nsnbc : Argentine police seized nearly 400 kg of cocaine from the Russian Embassy in Buenos Aires and arrested several members of a drug […]

missing Argentine submarine reportedly ‘chased by British helicopter’ before disappearing

She reports her brother telling her that the ARA San Juan was sailing close to the British-held Falklands (known as Islas Malvinas in Argentina) when a Royal Navy helicopter started chasing them down, along with a Chilean ship. “On Monday, an English helicopter was looking for us, and yesterday the Chileans, there has […]

Families of missing Argentine submarine crew reportedly told that all 44 have died

The submariners’ families were beginning to receive the grim update on Friday morning, according to media reports. Itati Leguizamon, whose husband German Suarez was aboard the ‘San Juan,’ told ABC News that families had been told their loved ones were dead.  Leguizamon also said relatives of the crew, camped at Mar de Plata naval base, […]

Russia sends deep-sea craft to help search for Argentine submarine

The ‘Yantar’ has been sent to the search area, where ARA ‘San Juan’ with 44 crewmembers on board is believed to be stranded, the ministry reported on Thursday. On Wednesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin offered help in finding the submarine, which has been missing since November 15. Missing Argentinian sub suffered electrical fault, made no […]

NASA joins search for missing Argentine sub with 44 crew onboard

The NASA P-3 Orion is hunting for the German-built submarine, the diesel-electric attack boat ARA ‘San Juan,’ a defense official told USNI News.  On Friday, Argentina accepted an offer from the US for the NASA P-3 explorer aircraft to fly over the search area. Missing Argentinian Navy submarine triggers major search & rescue op A […]

Argentine, Chilean & British Governments Witness Three UFOs Hovering For Two Hours

Next Story The third director of the post-World War II United States Central Intelligence Group (CIG), the third director of Central Intelligence (DCI), and the very first director of the Central Intelligence Agency, Roscoe H. Hillenkoetter, once told the world, via the New York Times in 1960,  that, “behind the scenes, high ranking Air Force […]

Pope Francis’ Dark Past As Agent of U.S.-Backed Argentine Military Junta

  Pope Francis (AP/Andrew Medichini) BUENOS AIRES– Among the world’s most prominent figures, few have received such consistent media praise as Pope Francis I. Since his papacy began in 2013, Pope Francis has been touted as a left-leaning reformer committed to reducing global poverty and fighting climate change, as well as taken other positions popular […]

Amanda Blackburn’s Killers SO BUSTED

HANG THE BLACK SONNAVABITCHS! By Phillip Marlowe (the INCOG MAN) Amanda Blackburn’s killers busted — FINALLY. Three “Dindu Obama Sons” were arrested last night and over the past week (on unrelated charges, like parole violations, so typical of the race); with one 18 year-old black punk, Larry Jo Taylor, fingered as the shooter. Turns out, the animal also raped the poor woman (they probably had […]

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