Sunday Jun 16
Buenos Aires Herald
Arms and the man
Perhaps ex-president Carlos Menem's conviction for his railway privatizations would have both been more condign and drawn more public attention but news of his seven-year prison sentence for 1991-5 gun-running remains historic as the first time a democratically elected president has been punished by a court of law - even if the milestone was barely ... (more)
Lake Wylie Pilot
7 years in prison for Argentine ex-leader Menem
Former Argentine President Carlos Menem was sentenced to seven years in prison on Thursday for illegally smuggling weapons to Ecuador and Croatia in violation of international embargoes in the 1990s.
Pope made apartment choice to avoid isolation
Vatican City, May 31, 2013 / 12:27 am .- Pope Francis told his friend he lives a normal life as pontiff and that he decided not to move into the Papal Apartments so would not become isolated.
Global Catholic Network EWTN
29-May-13 - Pope Francis Writes to Parish Priest Friend in Argentina
States He Lives in Domus Sanctae Marthae To Avoid Being Isolated By Staff VATICAN CITY, May 29, 2013 - "Dear Quique, Today I received your letter of May 1. It gave me much joy.