Alberto Kohan and Carlos Menem

Alberto Kohan, Menem’s former secretary, prosecuted for embezzlement

Last Monday began the trial against the former general secretary during the presidency of Carlos Menem, for alleged embezzlement between 1989 and 1998. Kohan had asked the court, through his attorney, the annulment  of the criminal allegations for presenting “clerical...
Argentina's Former President Carlos Menem (R)

Menem sentenced to seven years in prison for smuggling weapons

Former president of Argentina, Carlos Menem, was sentenced yesterday to seven years in prison for the illegal sale of 600 tons of arms to Ecuador and Croatia. The ruling was issued 18 years after the initial cause. It began in March 1995, with a complaint agiainst lawyer Ricardo...