The Daily Beast: Why the AMIA Massacre and Mysterious Death of Alberto Nisman Still Haunt Argentina

By Michael Luongo, 20 July 2015

BUENOS AIRES — The names of streets and neighborhoods in Buenos Aires often commemorate historical events.

Most relate to its revolutionary period, like Nueve de Julio, often tagged the world’s widest avenue, for the 9th of July, Argentina’s Independence Day.

A more recent July date lingers in Argentine memory: July 18, 1994, when a car bomb ripped through AMIA—La Asociación Mutual Israelita Argentina—the Jewish community center in Buenos Aires’ Abasto neighborhood.

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