(40 mins ago) Three former Ford Motor Co executives have been charged with crimes against humanity for allegedly targeting Argentine union workers for kidnapping and torture after the 1976 military coup. All three men are now in their 80s. Their case is part of a new wave of prosecutions focusing on corporate support for the dictators who ran Argentina in 1976-1983, and the 150-page indictment ...
The former executives of the US automaker Argentina unit have been charged with helping officials abduct 24 workers during the country's "dirty war" of the 1970s and ...
Gen. Jorge Rafael Videla died May 17 at the age of 87 as the result of injuries suffered from a fall in a prison shower. He was remembered as the head of a savage military dictatorship that between 1976 and 1983 murdered and "disappeared" some 30,000 Argentine workers, socialist militants, teachers, students and others perceived as "subversives," while torturing at least ...
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Argentine union workers for kidnapping and torture after the country's 1976 military coup. All three men are now in their 80s. Their case is part of a new wave of prosecutions focusing on corporate support for the dictators who ran Argentina in 1976-1983, and the 150-page indictment written by Judge Alicia Vence reads like a history lesson, going to considerable lengths to explain why their ...
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BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- Three former Ford Motor Co. executives have been charged with crimes against humanity in Argentina for allegedly targeting union workers for kidnapping and torture after the country's 1976 military ...
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F ) Argentine subsidiary for their alleged involvement in the kidnapping of 24 workers by a military government in the 1970s. The three men are charged with helping the military to identify the victims, who were abducted between March and August of 1976, according to a ruling by federal judge Alicia Vence. The judge also accused the defendants of allowing the military to establish an ...
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Gen. Rafael Videla, the emblematic figure of the military junta that ruled Argentina from 1976-83, died of a heart attack resulting from injuries and broken bones he suffered five days earlier when he fell in the shower, judicial sources told the official Telam news agency.
The erstwhile strongman was found dead Friday inside his cell at the prison where he was serving a life sentence for crimes against humanity.
The preliminary medical report said that May 12, Videla has taken "a fall while showering in one of the bathrooms at the Marcos Paz Prison that resulted in broken bones".
The document added that the former dictator was taking anticoagulant medications, which - with the fractures resulting from the fall - caused internal hemorrhaging that led to a heart attack.
Judge Juan Pablo Salas is still awaiting other complementary studies, including a toxicology report, which will be completed within 20 days, the sources told Telam.
It is expected that the judge will meet with relatives of Videla to notify them of the autopsy results and it will be then that the remains of the former strongman will be turned over to them for burial.
The Videla family has not disclosed where they plan to bury the general. ...
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