January 29, 2015

Computer technician Diego Lagomarsino today gave a press conference clarifying his movements on the weekend AMIA prosecutor Alberto Nisman was found dead, the first time he has spoken publicly since being charged of lending the investigator a pistol shortly before his passing.

• Lawyer: ‘Lending a gun is not a crime’

State Prosecutor Viviana Fein has revealed AMIA Special Prosecutor Alberto Nisman did not bring forward his return from his Europe family vacation, as he booked his ticket to Argentina in December.

• Head of Nisman's bodyguards dismissed • Gov’t dismisses Nisman bodyguards • Judge Lijo likely to drop Nisman complaint • Palmaghini rejects proposal

A wake for AMIA special prosecutor Alberto Nisman was held this afternoon in a ceremony with his family and friends. His body will be buried tomorrow at the Tablada Jewish Cemetery, the Jewish News Agency (AJN) reported.

Justice Minister Julio Alak has announced Dr Roberto Carlés has been proposed by the Government to fill the vacant spot on the Supreme Court left by Dr Raúl Zaffaroni in December 2014.

Supermarket sales went up 37.4 percent in 2014 compared to the year before, while shopping center sales increased 32.5% in the same period, according to a report published by the INDEC national statistics bureau.

The informal rate of the US currency went up by ten cents to close at 13.75 pesos in Buenos Aires City's underground foreign exchange houses. Meanwhile, the US dollar closed up half a cent to 8.645 pesos.

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