December 23, 2009
by Sarah Miley
Former Argentine president Carlos Menem was indicted by the Federal Court on Tuesday on corruption charges. Menem is charged with overpaying government officials while he was in office from 1989 to 1999. Menem's well-known minister of economy, Domingo Cavallo, was indicted on similar charges. C... ...[read more]
April 1, 2008
by Lisl Brunner
Former Argentinean naval officer Ricardo Miguel Cavallo was extradited Monday from Spain to Argentina, where he will face trial for crimes committed during Argentina's 1976-83 Dirty War. Cavallo was a lieutenant at the Navy School of Mechanics (ESMA) in Buenos Aires, where an estima... ...[read more]
March 1, 2008
by Nick Fiske
Spain's National Court on Friday said that it will drop its prosecution of former Argentine naval officer Ricardo Miguel Cavallo and extradite him back to his home country where he will stand trial for for his role in the disappearance of hundreds of people during a 1976 Argentine military coup... ...[read more]
July 18, 2007
by Caitlin Price
The Spanish Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that former Argentine naval officer Ricardo Miguel Cavallo can properly be tried in Spain for crimes against humanity. The decision comes after months of jurisdictional disputes. Last December, the Spanish High Court ruled that the country did not have ...[read more]
February 21, 2007
by Katerina Ossenova
A Spanish judge requested permission from Mexico Wednesday to extradite former Argentine naval officer Ricardo Miguel Cavallo back to Argentina. Cavallo was extradited from Mexico to Spain and has been in Spanish custody since 2003. In January 2006, he was charged with genocide, organized ...[read more]
December 21, 2006
by Jeannie Shawl
Spain's High Court ruled Wednesday that it does not have jurisdiction to try former Argentinean naval officer Ricardo Miguel Cavallo for crimes committed during Argentina's dirty war. Cavallo has been in Spanish custody since 2003 and early this year was charged with genocide ... ...[read more]
January 11, 2006
by Krystal MacIntyre
Spanish authorities have charged former Argentine naval officer Ricardo Miguel Cavallo with genocide for his involvement in the disappearance of hundreds of people during a 1976 Argentine military coup. Papers published Wednesday allege that between 20,000 and 30,000 people were forcibly ...[read more]

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