September 6, 1993 |
A Canadian woman and a Spanish man were the leaders of a cult whose members are accused of abusing children and operating a prostitution ring in Argentina, police said Sunday. Canadian Susana Clara Borowick, 33, and Rafael Martinez Gonzalez, 39, a Spaniard, were identified as leaders of the 17 adults and more than 140 children detained in a series of raids on the Family last Wednesday.
May 8, 1990 |
West German Nazi-hunters paid $310,000 for information that led to the capture of a camp commandant charged with killing at least 5,000 Jews, the West German war crimes prosecutor said Monday. The record bounty was paid to an anonymous informer who led investigators to Argentina, where Josef Schwammberger had been living in hiding for three decades, Alfred Streim said after addressing the World Jewish Congress in West Berlin.
November 17, 1999 |
Argentine authorities arrested the widow and son of slain Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar shortly after a television program revealed that police were shadowing the two as part of a money-laundering investigation. Security Minister Miguel Angel Toma said the arrests of Victoria Henao Vallejos and Juan Pablo Escobar in Buenos Aires had been prodded by the program's revelation.
July 14, 1996 |
Eleven Buenos Aires police officers were arrested and six more were being sought in the probe of a 1994 car bombing of a Jewish center that killed 87 people, the police chief said Saturday. Chief Pedro Klodczyk said a federal judge had ordered the police held in connection with the alleged illegal sale of vehicles, including one believed to have been used in the attack on the Argentine-Jewish Mutual Assn. in July 1994.
June 26, 1998 |
Argentina said it will seek the arrest of the wife of World War II concentration camp chief Dinko Sakic, who was extradited to Croatia last week, after allegations surfaced that she was a camp guard. The head of Argentina's anti-racism unit, Victor Ramos, said he will "ask for her arrest and let justice run its course." Sakic's wife, Esperanza, stayed behind when the 67-year-old Sakic was flown to Zagreb last week to be tried for alleged war crimes.
July 25, 1998 |
Argentine police arrested the wife of alleged Croatian war criminal Dinko Sakic on suspicion that she too was responsible for atrocities at a World War II concentration camp. Police detained Esperanza Sakic hours after receiving a formal request from Interpol Yugoslavia, the agency's operations chief in Argentina said. Suffering from Parkinson's disease and other illnesses, Esperanza Sakic was ordered by a judge to be kept under house arrest until it is decided whether she will be extradited.