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  • In Argentina, Neo-nazi Party Again May Be Denied Accreditation

    An Argentine political group that espouses Nazi ideology faces new hurdles in its years-long battle to win accreditation as a legal political party. Two weeks ago, electoral prosecutor Jorge Alvarez Berlanda recommended that the accreditation petition from the New Triumph Party, known by its Spanish acronym PNT, be denied. Berlanda’s recommendation now will go to… More ▸

  • Furor in Argentina over Official’s Allegations of Israeli Invasion Plan

    As Argentine President Nestor Kirchner left this week for the opening of the U.N. General Assembly in New York, he hoped to continue making progress on the investigation of the 1994 bombing of Buenos Aires’ main Jewish community center. That probe, he believed, would improve relations with the country’s Jewish community, which had long complained… More ▸

  • Arrest in Buenos Aires Bombing Seen As Positive by Argentine Jews

    Most Argentine Jewish leaders are pleased with the arrest of an Iranian believed to be connected to the 1994 terrorist attack on AMIA, Buenos Aires’ main Jewish community center. “We are very enthusiastic with the arrest” because it reflects “a remarkable change in this new Kirchner era,” said Fabio Kornblau, the secretary of the AMIA… More ▸