Argentine President seeks to dissolve spy agency

January 27, 2015 12:39 AM

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Argentine President seeks to dissolve spy agency

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez on Monday announced plans to dissolve the country's intelligence agency amid suspicions rogue agents were behind the murky death of a state prosecutor investigating the 1994 bombing of a Jewish center.

The death of Alberto Nisman this month, just before he was due to answer questions about his allegation that Fernandez conspired to derail his investigation, shone a spotlight on the powerful state spy apparatus which some analysts say operates with too much autonomy.

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