Buenos Aires

24 Mar 19
The Irish Sun
RAFI Eitan, a legendary Israeli Mossad spy who led the capture of Holocaust mastermind Adolf Eichmann, died Saturday aged 92. Eitan was one of the founders of Israel’s vaunted intelligence community and among its most prominent figures in Israel and abroad. Rafi Eitan, pictured, led the team that captured Adolf Eichmann, an architect of the Nazi Holocaust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu led the tributes, saying: “Rafi was among the heroes of the intelligence services of the State of Israel on countless missions on behalf of the security of Israel. “His wisdom, wit and commitment to the people of Israel and our state were without peer.” NAZI HUNTER The 1960 operation to capture Eichmann in Argentina and bring him to trial in Jerusalem was the Mossad’s most historic mission and remains one of the defining episodes in Israel’s history. His trial brought to life the horrors of the Nazi “Final Solution,” which followed Eichmann’s blueprint for liquidating the entire Jewish population of Europe. Eichmann was convicted in 1961 of war crimes and crimes against humanity. He was hanged the following year the only time Israel has carried out a death sentence. Known as the “architect of the Holocaust” for his role in coordinating the Nazi genocide policy, Eichmann fled Germany after World War II and assumed the name Ricardo Klement in Argentina. Eitan, who headed the seven-man team on the ground, grabbed Eichmann on the way back to his Buenos Aires home, shoved him into a car and spirited him to a safe house. In the back seat of the car, one agent shoved a gloved hand inside Eichmann’s mouth in case he had a cyanide pill hidden in a tooth, as some former top Nazis were known to have to foil their capture. Eitan identified Eichmann by searching his body for distinctive scars on his arm and stomach. He later recalled “And once I felt it, I was convinced. This is the man – we got Eichmann.” HERO OF ISRAEL Eitan, a longtime friend of Ariel Sharon, began his career fighting in the Palmach pre-state army, where he was wounded in battle and became partially deaf. It was then he also earned his nickname, “Stinky Rafi,” after hiding in a pit of sewage while on a mission. Sharon continued to affectionately call him “the Stinker” for the next half century. Mossad Director Yossi Cohen said the majority of Eitan’s exploits still remain unknown to the general public. He added: “His work and his actions will be etched in gold letters in the annals of the state. “The foundations that Rafi laid in the first years of the state are a significant layer in the activities of the Mossad even today.” Eitan’s reputation took a hit in the 1980s for his handling of Jonathan Pollard, a civilian intelligence analyst for the US Navy, who sold military secrets to Israel while working at the Pentagon. Pollard was arrested in 1985 and pleaded guilty, in an espionage affair that embarrassed Israel and severely tarnished its relations with the US. Eitan claimed his actions were sanctioned by his superiors, but eventually was forced to resign his post. [boxout headline=”NAZI HUNTER”]Eitan Rafi’s most famous exploit was the capture of evil Holocaust mastermind Adolf Eichmann in Argentina 15 years after the war’s end. Having received intelligence Eichmann was living under a new identity in Buenos Aires, an eight-man team of Shin Bet agents was dispatched to kidnap him and bring him to Israel to face justice. Eichmann was snatched as he walked towards his home from a nearby bus stop after returning from a day’s work. One agent was tasked with distracting him by asking if he had a moment spare, while two more snuck up on him before wrestling him to the ground. He was hidden under a blanket on the car floor before being taken to a nearby Mossad safe house for the next nine days. During this time they confirmed his identity and interrogated him on the whereabouts of other Nazis rumoured to be living nearby – including depraved doctor Josef Mengele. The Israeli operatives gave Eichmann sedatives, dressed him as a pilot before smuggling him aboard a flight used by an official Israeli government delegation to recent Argentinian independence celebrations. Despite causing a massive diplomatic row, Eichmenn eventually faced trial and was convicted and hung. The legendary incident was recently turned into a Hollywood film called Operation Finale starring Ben Kingsley and Oscar Isaac. [/boxout] [article-rail-section title=”MOST READ IN NEWS” posts_category=”2″ posts_number=”6″ query_type=”popular” /] He went into business and later in life entered politics and scored an election sensation in 2006 as head of the Pensioners Party, garnering seven seats in the 120-seat parliament and becoming a Cabinet minister in Ehud Olmert’s government. The short and stocky Eitan was easily recognisable by his mop of white hair and his thick, large framed eyeglasses. Rafi pictured in 2016 and as a young Mossad agent in 1961 He has been heralded as a hero of modern Israel Sir Ben Kingsley plays Adolf Eichmann – architect of the Holocaust – in spy thriller Operation Finale Eichmann organised the mass deportation of Jews into Ghettos and Concentration Camps between 1941 and 1945 We pay for your stories! Do you have a story for The Sun Online news team? Email us at tips@the-sun.co.uk or call 0207 782 4368. You can WhatsApp us on 07810 791 502. We pay for videos too. Click here to upload yours.  
24 Mar 19
The Scottish Sun
RAFI Eitan, a legendary Israeli Mossad spy who led the capture of Holocaust mastermind Adolf Eichmann, died Saturday aged 92. Eitan was one of the founders of Israel’s vaunted intelligence community and among its most prominent figures in Israel and abroad. Rafi Eitan, pictured, led the team that captured Adolf Eichmann, an architect of the Nazi Holocaust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu led the tributes, saying: “Rafi was among the heroes of the intelligence services of the State of Israel on countless missions on behalf of the security of Israel. “His wisdom, wit and commitment to the people of Israel and our state were without peer.” NAZI HUNTER The 1960 operation to capture Eichmann in Argentina and bring him to trial in Jerusalem was the Mossad’s most historic mission and remains one of the defining episodes in Israel’s history. His trial brought to life the horrors of the Nazi “Final Solution,” which followed Eichmann’s blueprint for liquidating the entire Jewish population of Europe. Eichmann was convicted in 1961 of war crimes and crimes against humanity. He was hanged the following year the only time Israel has carried out a death sentence. Known as the “architect of the Holocaust” for his role in coordinating the Nazi genocide policy, Eichmann fled Germany after World War II and assumed the name Ricardo Klement in Argentina. Eitan, who headed the seven-man team on the ground, grabbed Eichmann on the way back to his Buenos Aires home, shoved him into a car and spirited him to a safe house. In the back seat of the car, one agent shoved a gloved hand inside Eichmann’s mouth in case he had a cyanide pill hidden in a tooth, as some former top Nazis were known to have to foil their capture. Eitan identified Eichmann by searching his body for distinctive scars on his arm and stomach. He later recalled “And once I felt it, I was convinced. This is the man – we got Eichmann.” HERO OF ISRAEL Eitan, a longtime friend of Ariel Sharon, began his career fighting in the Palmach pre-state army, where he was wounded in battle and became partially deaf. It was then he also earned his nickname, “Stinky Rafi,” after hiding in a pit of sewage while on a mission. Sharon continued to affectionately call him “the Stinker” for the next half century. Mossad Director Yossi Cohen said the majority of Eitan’s exploits still remain unknown to the general public. He added: “His work and his actions will be etched in gold letters in the annals of the state. “The foundations that Rafi laid in the first years of the state are a significant layer in the activities of the Mossad even today.” Eitan’s reputation took a hit in the 1980s for his handling of Jonathan Pollard, a civilian intelligence analyst for the US Navy, who sold military secrets to Israel while working at the Pentagon. Pollard was arrested in 1985 and pleaded guilty, in an espionage affair that embarrassed Israel and severely tarnished its relations with the US. Eitan claimed his actions were sanctioned by his superiors, but eventually was forced to resign his post. [boxout headline=”NAZI HUNTER”]Eitan Rafi’s most famous exploit was the capture of evil Holocaust mastermind Adolf Eichmann in Argentina 15 years after the war’s end. Having received intelligence Eichmann was living under a new identity in Buenos Aires, an eight-man team of Shin Bet agents was dispatched to kidnap him and bring him to Israel to face justice. Eichmann was snatched as he walked towards his home from a nearby bus stop after returning from a day’s work. One agent was tasked with distracting him by asking if he had a moment spare, while two more snuck up on him before wrestling him to the ground. He was hidden under a blanket on the car floor before being taken to a nearby Mossad safe house for the next nine days. During this time they confirmed his identity and interrogated him on the whereabouts of other Nazis rumoured to be living nearby – including depraved doctor Josef Mengele. The Israeli operatives gave Eichmann sedatives, dressed him as a pilot before smuggling him aboard a flight used by an official Israeli government delegation to recent Argentinian independence celebrations. Despite causing a massive diplomatic row, Eichmenn eventually faced trial and was convicted and hung. The legendary incident was recently turned into a Hollywood film called Operation Finale starring Ben Kingsley and Oscar Isaac. [/boxout] [article-rail-section title=”MOST READ IN NEWS” posts_category=”2″ posts_number=”6″ query_type=”popular” /] He went into business and later in life entered politics and scored an election sensation in 2006 as head of the Pensioners Party, garnering seven seats in the 120-seat parliament and becoming a Cabinet minister in Ehud Olmert’s government. The short and stocky Eitan was easily recognisable by his mop of white hair and his thick, large framed eyeglasses. Rafi pictured in 2016 and as a young Mossad agent in 1961 He has been heralded as a hero of modern Israel Sir Ben Kingsley plays Adolf Eichmann – architect of the Holocaust – in spy thriller Operation Finale Eichmann organised the mass deportation of Jews into Ghettos and Concentration Camps between 1941 and 1945 We pay for your stories! Do you have a story for The Sun Online news team? Email us at tips@the-sun.co.uk or call 0207 782 4368. You can WhatsApp us on 07810 791 502. We pay for videos too. Click here to upload yours.  
24 Mar 19
The Sun
RAFI Eitan, a legendary Israeli Mossad spy who led the capture of Holocaust mastermind Adolf Eichmann, died Saturday aged 92. Eitan was one of the founders of Israel’s vaunted intelligence community and among its most prominent figures in Israel and abroad. Rafi Eitan, pictured, led the team that captured Adolf Eichmann, an architect of the Nazi Holocaust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu led the tributes, saying: “Rafi was among the heroes of the intelligence services of the State of Israel on countless missions on behalf of the security of Israel. “His wisdom, wit and commitment to the people of Israel and our state were without peer.” NAZI HUNTER The 1960 operation to capture Eichmann in Argentina and bring him to trial in Jerusalem was the Mossad’s most historic mission and remains one of the defining episodes in Israel’s history. His trial brought to life the horrors of the Nazi “Final Solution,” which followed Eichmann’s blueprint for liquidating the entire Jewish population of Europe. Eichmann was convicted in 1961 of war crimes and crimes against humanity. He was hanged the following year the only time Israel has carried out a death sentence. Known as the “architect of the Holocaust” for his role in coordinating the Nazi genocide policy, Eichmann fled Germany after World War II and assumed the name Ricardo Klement in Argentina. Eitan, who headed the seven-man team on the ground, grabbed Eichmann on the way back to his Buenos Aires home, shoved him into a car and spirited him to a safe house. In the back seat of the car, one agent shoved a gloved hand inside Eichmann’s mouth in case he had a cyanide pill hidden in a tooth, as some former top Nazis were known to have to foil their capture. Eitan identified Eichmann by searching his body for distinctive scars on his arm and stomach. He later recalled “And once I felt it, I was convinced. This is the man – we got Eichmann.” HERO OF ISRAEL Eitan, a longtime friend of Ariel Sharon, began his career fighting in the Palmach pre-state army, where he was wounded in battle and became partially deaf. It was then he also earned his nickname, “Stinky Rafi,” after hiding in a pit of sewage while on a mission. Sharon continued to affectionately call him “the Stinker” for the next half century. Mossad Director Yossi Cohen said the majority of Eitan’s exploits still remain unknown to the general public. He added: “His work and his actions will be etched in gold letters in the annals of the state. “The foundations that Rafi laid in the first years of the state are a significant layer in the activities of the Mossad even today.” Eitan’s reputation took a hit in the 1980s for his handling of Jonathan Pollard, a civilian intelligence analyst for the US Navy, who sold military secrets to Israel while working at the Pentagon. Pollard was arrested in 1985 and pleaded guilty, in an espionage affair that embarrassed Israel and severely tarnished its relations with the US. Eitan claimed his actions were sanctioned by his superiors, but eventually was forced to resign his post. [boxout headline=”NAZI HUNTER”]Eitan Rafi’s most famous exploit was the capture of evil Holocaust mastermind Adolf Eichmann in Argentina 15 years after the war’s end. Having received intelligence Eichmann was living under a new identity in Buenos Aires, an eight-man team of Shin Bet agents was dispatched to kidnap him and bring him to Israel to face justice. Eichmann was snatched as he walked towards his home from a nearby bus stop after returning from a day’s work. One agent was tasked with distracting him by asking if he had a moment spare, while two more snuck up on him before wrestling him to the ground. He was hidden under a blanket on the car floor before being taken to a nearby Mossad safe house for the next nine days. During this time they confirmed his identity and interrogated him on the whereabouts of other Nazis rumoured to be living nearby – including depraved doctor Josef Mengele. The Israeli operatives gave Eichmann sedatives, dressed him as a pilot before smuggling him aboard a flight used by an official Israeli government delegation to recent Argentinian independence celebrations. Despite causing a massive diplomatic row, Eichmenn eventually faced trial and was convicted and hung. The legendary incident was recently turned into a Hollywood film called Operation Finale starring Ben Kingsley and Oscar Isaac. [/boxout] [article-rail-section title=”MOST READ IN NEWS” posts_category=”316″ posts_number=”6″ query_type=”popular” /] He went into business and later in life entered politics and scored an election sensation in 2006 as head of the Pensioners Party, garnering seven seats in the 120-seat parliament and becoming a Cabinet minister in Ehud Olmert’s government. The short and stocky Eitan was easily recognisable by his mop of white hair and his thick, large framed eyeglasses. Rafi pictured in 2016 and as a young Mossad agent in 1961 He has been heralded as a hero of modern Israel Sir Ben Kingsley plays Adolf Eichmann – architect of the Holocaust – in spy thriller Operation Finale Eichmann organised the mass deportation of Jews into Ghettos and Concentration Camps between 1941 and 1945 We pay for your stories! Do you have a story for The Sun Online news team? Email us at tips@the-sun.co.uk or call 0207 782 4368. You can WhatsApp us on 07810 791 502. We pay for videos too. Click here to upload yours.  
24 Mar 19
Blockchain Türkiye Platformu

Başlangıç Noktası liderlerinden Hale Ceren Zeytinoğlu, dünyanın en büyük Blockchain kümelenmelerinden biri, İsviçre’nin Zürih kentindeki Trust Square’e yaptığı ziyareti ve burada katıldığı “Katılımcı Bütçeleme” (Participatory Budgeting) toplantısından izlenimlerini kaleme aldı. Trust Square has an address that everyone in Europe recognizes. It is located in the most high-end street in Zurich, Bahnhofstrasse. Central Bank is just […]

24 Mar 19
The Points Bug

Until the end of the month Turkish are offering 50% off upgrades to Business Class when you use points to upgrade.

24 Mar 19
Traveling Fools

So! We have a plane ticket to Buenos Aires!! We’re so excited. I’ve never been there! I’ve never been to South America! I hear it’s so beautiful. I cannot. Wait. To land there! So personality I just hate my job and I never finished college (I only had less than two years left) but it […]

24 Mar 19
campingsmith

leather backpack | kids tent Camping is a great pursuit for all the family and at GO Outdoors you can purchase all the equipment and accessories you could possibly need for your trip. From the streets of Buenos Aires to the foothills of the Andes, Osprey’s Farpoint 70 is ready for anything. Go ahead and […]

24 Mar 19
Archy Worldys

Thousands of people demonstrated on 23 March 2019 in Buenos Aires against abortion. – Aitor Pereira / EFE / SIPA Thousands of people protested Saturday in Buenos Aires against abortion under the slogan "walk for life" and brandishing sky blue scarves, in response to the recent revival of mobilization of the pro-IVG movement of "green […]

24 Mar 19
Archy Worldys

Saturday, March 23, 2019 5:06 PM The 20th of March, Tim Draper met with the president of Argentina, Mauricio Macri and advised him to transform that country to attract entrepreneurs. One of the suggestions made to the president, was to supplant the Argentine Peso for Bitcoin. This was reported by La Nación on March 22. […]

24 Mar 19
THE FIGHT JOURNAL

Unified Super Welterweight Champion Jarrett Hurd Defends His IBF & WBA Titles Against Top Contender Julian Williams in Premier Boxing Champions on FOX and FOX Deportes Main Event Saturday, May 11 at EagleBank Arena in Fairfax, Virginia   Plus! Undefeated Super Lightweight Contender Mario Barrios Battles Juan Jose Velasco in Co-Feature & Middleweight Contender Matt Korobov […]

24 Mar 19
El Eco

Por Jorge Macri (*)   Cuando ocupaba una banca en la Legislatura de la Provincia de Buenos Aires, un político con mucha experiencia me dio un consejo que me quedó para siempre: “Cuando quieras saber cuál es la prioridad de un gobierno, mirá su presupuesto”. Estaba dando mis primeros pasos en la política, y esa […]