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Tag: Jaime Smart

  • Wednesday, December 26th 2012 - 06:35 UTC

    Life sentence for Argentine civilian minister who worked with the military dictatorship

    Jaime Smart was Province of Buenos Aires Minister of Interior from 1976 to 1979

    An Argentine federal court handed down life sentences on Dec. 19 to former Buenos Aires province interior minister Jaime Smart (1976-1979), former Buenos Aires province police investigations director Miguel Osvaldo Etchecolatz and 14 former police and military personnel for genocide and crimes against humanity in the cases of 280 people detained during the 1976-1983 “dirty war” against suspected leftists.