What is La Guerra Sucia?

What is La Guerra Sucia?

Dirty War, Spanish Guerra Sucia, also called Process of National Reorganization, Spanish Proceso de Reorganización Nacional or El Proceso, infamous campaign waged from 1976 to 1983 by Argentina’s military dictatorship against suspected left-wing political opponents.

When did the military dictatorship end in Argentina?

The dictatorship counted on the complicity of civil and ecclesiastical sectors, therefore it is usually characterized as a civic-military-ecclesiastical-business dictatorship. The Junta remained in power until the election of Raúl Alfonsín as the President of Argentina, in December 1983.

What are los desaparecidos?

Los desaparecidos were victims of forced disappearances throughout Central America in the 1970s. The term los desaparecidos is used to describe the victims of forced disappearances in Central and South America.

Who was the dictator of Argentina during the Dirty War?

Jorge Rafael Videla Redondo
Jorge Rafael Videla Redondo (/vɪˈdɛlə/; Spanish: [ˈxoɾxe rafaˈel biˈðela]; 2 August 1925 – 17 May 2013) was an Argentine military officer and dictator, Commander in Chief of the Army, member of the Military Junta, and de facto President of Argentina from March 29, 1976 to March 29, 1981.

When did Argentina become communist?

Communist Party of Argentina

Communist Party of Argentina Partido Comunista de la Argentina
Founded 6 January 1918
Split from Socialist Party
Headquarters Buenos Aires
Membership 22,523 (2016)

Why is Plaza de Mayo famous?

The Plaza de Mayo is the oldest public square in Buenos aires, and has been the scene of many of the most important events in the city’s history, from the second founding of the city in 1580, through the revolution of independence, to more recent political demonstrations.

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