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August 7, 2015 11:02 am

Former Argentine President Goes on Trial for Jewish Center Bombing Cover Up

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The 1994 AMIA bombing is Argentina's worst terrorist attack. Photo: Wikipedia.

The 1994 AMIA bombing is Argentina’s worst terrorist attack. Photo: Wikipedia.

More than 21 years after a bomb ripped through a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires, ex-President Carlos Menem, a former top judge and several other officials went on trial Thursday for allegedly derailing the investigation into Argentina’s worst terrorist attack.

On a day of heavy rain, several of the 13 men charged in the cover up were ushered into the court and listened to the judges run down the charges. Menem, president between 1989 and 1999, was absent.

Read full story at the Associated Press.

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