Category Archives: Don’t Cry For Argentina

Cristina’s pet gloat

Hey! Remember how Argentina defaulted on its debt in 2001? And how it kicked out the IMF a short time later? Well, looks like that was a smart decision. And the significance of yet another IMFer being in deep shit … Continue reading

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Argentina: Once more, the plot thickens in the Nisman case

Are these Argentines still “Nisman”? They might not want to be anymore, if the latest news on the sensational case of the maybe-murdered-maybe-suicided prosecutor has any bearing on the matter: Some 400,000 people marched in Buenos Aires less than two … Continue reading

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Cristina kicks Israel’s ass; Bibi own-goals himself before US congress

A half-hour portion of Cristina’s speech before the Argentine parliament the other day, which lasted about four hours in all. This portion specifically concerns the AMIA and Israeli embassy bombings. If you can understand Spanish, you really need to see … Continue reading

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After 40 years, a victim of Franco’s Spain tells her story

Lidia Falcón in an archival photo, likely taken before her seventh and final arrest under the Franco dictatorship. The leftist lawyer and feminist was falsely linked to a crime allegedly carried out by Basque separatists in Madrid in September 1974. … Continue reading

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The Spy Cables: How South African intelligence was diverted — and PERverted

By now, this should be a familiar story to anyone who’s been following the War on Terra even casually: A country’s intelligence resources get shamelessly gobbled up by the CIA and Mossad in an effort to blame any domestic terrorism … Continue reading

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Leamsy Salazar: The DEA’s useful spy

Leamsy Salazar, at right, back when Chavecito (on the left) trusted him. Hey! Remember the spook I blogged about the other day? Leamsy Salazar, the presidential security officer who “defected” from the Venezuelan armed forces and is now a star … Continue reading

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Argentina: Stella Calloni on the Nisman case

Further to yesterday’s debunker of the myths of the strange death of Alberto Nisman, the prosecutor supposedly investigating the AMIA bombing in Buenos Aires, here’s another hard look at what lies behind at all, courtesy of the redoubtable Stella Calloni: … Continue reading

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Argentina: The myths and meanings of the Nisman case

“Let the dogs bark, Sancho, my friend; it is a sign that we are advancing.” — Don Quixote Right now, the US media is in full cry, blatting about how Alberto Nisman wanted to arrest the president of Argentina just … Continue reading

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Leamsy Salazar: Unmasking a Venezuelan traitor

Chavecito and his then vice-president, Diosdado Cabello (first row, side by side), in happier times. He’s surrounded by the usual circle of bodyguards. But there is an infiltrator. That man in the circle is now the subject of intense scrutiny. … Continue reading

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The Nisman case: cui bono?

Juan Gabriel Labaké seems an unlikely figure to have cracked not one but two infamous bombing cases in Argentina. But the lawyer, who represents a Syrian-Argentine accused in one of the crimes, has done just that. And not only that, … Continue reading

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