Kirchner to dissolve Argentine intelligence service after prosecutor death
BUENOS AIRES - Agence France-Presse
Argentine President Kirchner speaking during a national simultaneous broadcast on January 26. AFP PhotoPresident Cristina Kirchner on Monday said that she will disband Argentina's intelligence service after a prosecutor was found dead hours before he was to make explosive allegations against her in Congress.
"The plan is to dissolve the Intelligence Secretariat and create a Federal Intelligence Agency" with a leadership chosen by the president but subject to Senate approval, said Kirchner, who has alleged that the death of prosecutor Alberto Nisman was a plot to discredit her.