By the Blouin News Politics staff

Monthly Archives: December 2013

Argentina marks 30 years since junta’s end

by in Americas.
Policemen and their relatives from La Plata, the capital of Buenos Aires province gather during a protest in downtown La Plata December 9, 2013. Police in several Argentine provinces are demanding better wages and working conditions, local media reported.

The Argentina junta was called the “National Reorganization Process” (Proceso de Reorganizacion Nacional). While its intended goal was bring back stability to the country after the death of the popular leader Juan Peron in 1974, the military regime will be remembered in perpetuity for the human rights violations that it carried out.

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