Monday, February 14, 2005

Argentina, The Videla regime and the Dirty War

Five days after the coup a three-man military junta filled the presidency with Lieutenant General Jorge Rafa´┐Żl Videla. The junta closed Congress, imposed censorship, banned trade unions, and brought state and municipal government under military control. Meanwhile Videla initiated the infamous Process of National Reorganization, known subsequently as the

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