The Gonzalo Acro case: where is Spartacus?

Barra bravas are the subject of the week in Argentina. The intrigue surrounding the murder of Gonzalo Acro has taken another twist, after a video recorded by one of the suspects, previously still on the run, and released by Olé on their website on Wednesday, arrived in court (though the paper themselves don't expect it to... Continue Reading →

The Gonzalo Acro case: another update

A quick mention here of the latest developments in the trial over the murder of Gonzalo Acro last August. On Wednesday, Pablo 'Cucaracha' Girón was caught by police after 219 days on the run. Luis Rodríguez, the judge presiding over the case, considers Girón to be one of the five men directly responsible for Acro's... Continue Reading →

Christmas behind bars

Several of River Plate's most notorious barra bravas have spent Christmas this year in jail, and now they're to be joined for the new year by their boss, Alan Schlenker, after a senior judge ordered the capo of Los Borrachos del Tablón to do time in a preventative institute for his suspected 'intellectual' part in... Continue Reading →

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