Argentine Judiciary authorities Thursday ordered the arrest of seven Army officers for their alleged involvement in the death of Second Lieutenant Matías Chirino after an “initiation rite” at the Artillery Group Nº 3 barracks in Paso de los Libres, in the province of Corrientes in June last year.Add your comment!
Four servicepeople of the Argentine Army died Thursday and 18 others were injured when a a Mercedez Benz 1518 lorry derailed on Provincial Route 62 in the San Martín de los Andes area in the Patagonian province of Neuquén as it was bringing back the soldiers to their barracks after high mountain skiing practice.Add your comment!
An Argentine Army cadet died Monday during a training session in the middle of a heat wave, it was reported this week. A 21-year-old young man in the first year of his military career died during “physical training” practices at the National Military College (Officer's Academy - CMN).
Argentine authorities have launched an inquiry into how an Army corporal in the province of Misiones ended up with injuries in his legs just days after a second lieutenant died as the apparent result of a “baptism” party in the neighboring province of Corrientes.
Eleven serving officers of the Argentine Army have been suspended from duty pending inquiries into the death of Second Lieutenant Matías Chirino after an initiation party at the Artillery Group Nº 3 barracks in Paso de los Libres, in the province of Corrientes last weekend.
Argentine Army Second Lieutenant Matías Ezequiel Chirino has died in the province of Corrientes following a cardiac decompensation after an initiation party known as baptism, it was reported.
Argentina's Defense Minister Jorge Taiana has announced 10,000 new volunteer soldiers are o be recruited to boost the manning of military barracks. The country's armed forces currently have some 17,000 troops nationwide, it was reported.
Argentine Defense Minister Jorge Taiana and Governor Raúl Jalil of the province of Catamarca signed late last week an agreement whereby the national Army will set up a military unit in the provincial capital.
A former Argentine army chief went on trial Friday for the kidnapping and torture of a father and son during the country's military dictatorship.
The Federal Prosecution Office from Rio Grande, Tierra del Fuego has called for the arrest of 26 officers allegedly involved in torture practices against conscripts during the Falklands conflict in 1982. The case has been ongoing for over a decade but it remains at snail pace.