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Argentina: Buenos Aires Mayor Forces First Ever Run-Off Presidential Vote

Mauricio Macri, the mayor of Buenos Aires, has forced presidential frontrunner Daniel Scioli into the first run-off vote in Argentina’s history. Marci — a pro-business, center-right candidate — nearly took the lead from Scioli, who benefits from the support of incumbent President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner.

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Study: Argentine Prosecutor Alberto Nisman Was Murdered

Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman–who was found dead in his apartment the day before he was to testify before the Argentine legislature that President Cristina Kirchner had worked with Iran to protect the perpetrators of the nation’s deadliest terror attack–could not have killed himself because if he did, he would have had metal traces on his hands, a new study shows.

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Journalist Who Broke Argentine Prosecutor Death Flees to Israel

Damian Pachter, the journalist who first reported the death of Argentinian prosecutor Alberto Nisman, has fled Argentina due to concerns that his life may have been in jeopardy, and has successfully made his way to safety in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Alberto Nisman, the prosecutor investigating the 1994 bombing the Argentine-Israeli Mutual Association community center, talks to journalists in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Argentina: Prosecutor Accusing President of Hezbollah Cover-Up Found Dead

Alberto Nisman, an Argentine prosecutor accusing President Cristina Fernández Kirchner of aiding Iranian terrorists to facilitate a trade deal, was found dead Sunday night with a gun at his side. He was slated to testify Monday on his accusations before the nation’s Congress.

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Argentina’s President Adopts First Jewish ‘Godson’ Under 1920s Werewolf Law

In a breakthrough ceremony for Argentina based on laws meant to prevent the mass killing or abandoning of the seventh child of a family due to superstition, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner adopted a 21-year-old Jewish man as a national “Godson” this week, the first non-Catholic to receive the bizarre patronage from the South American country.