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Miguel Angel Toma


Miguel Angel Toma is an Argentine Justicialist Party politician.

Toma was a deputy in the Argentine Chamber of Deputies and was a member of the defence and security committees. He lost the internal Peronist primaries in Buenos Aires city to Daniel Scioli, the favoured candidate of President Carlos Menem, and consequently left Congress. Nevertheless, in 1998 Menem appointed him to be Secretary of Security.

In the political crisis of December 2001, Toma was appointed Minister of Justice, Minister of Interior, Minister for Public Health, Minister for Labour, Employment, and Formation of Human Resourcesa nd Minister for Social Development,holding all roles concurrently for just 48 hours.

Toma was the Secretary of Intelligence of Argentina from 2002 to 2003. He was appointed by then President Eduardo Duhalde to replace the previous Secretary Carlos Soria.

Under his administration, the final report on the AMIA bombing was published to the judicial branch and foreign intelligence services, but still remains classified to the general public.

See also

List of Argentine Secretaries of Intelligence

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