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Argentina’s Menem Cleared of Arms Smuggling

Posted September 13th, 2011 at 6:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Former Argentine President Carlos Menem has been acquitted of charges he allegedly orchestrated the smuggling of arms to Croatia and Ecuador in the 1990’s. Mr. Menem and 17 others were cleared Tuesday following the trial, which lasted nearly three years. Had he been convicted, the 81-year-old former president could have faced at least eight years […]

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