Argentine authorities have asked the Judiciary to stage a trial for the truth about June 16, 1955, bombings at Plaza de Mayo during the military revolution that ousted then-President Juan Domingo Perón.
By LAURENCE DE MELLO IN BUENOS AIRES
The 2022 discovery of a suspected WWII U-boat in Argentine waters has ignited an intense political debate within the closed corridors of the Argentine Government, resuscitating embarrassing historical ties between President General Juan Domingo Peron and Nazi Germany.
Contrary to all the pageantry, rituals, and displays of past Coronations in the United Kingdom, this time Argentina is sending no special, much less extraordinary delegation to the coronation of King Charles III on Saturday, and is limited to the attendance of its ambassador in London, Javier Figueroa.
Some seven decades ago when the crowing of the princess to become Queen Elizabeth II, Argentine president General Juan Domingo Peron sent as his representative and envoy to the ceremony his vice president, Admiral Alberto Teisaire.
Argentine President Alberto Fernández Tuesday highlighted the historic relationship between former leaders Juan Domingo Perón and Mao Tse-Tung as he took part as a guest during the virtual ceremony marking the 100th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).
Uruguayan-Canadian scientist Nicolás Saldías of the Intelligence Unit within the famed publication The Economist, has described that ”Argentina and Uruguay are two countries that could be defined as twin brothers raised by different families.”
With less than ten days for the Argentine presidential election, the catch-all Peronist movement that has dominated the country's political scene for decades managed a family picture with all groupings united in support of the presidential ticket headed by Alberto Fernandez and ex-president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.
The Argentine government declassified a secret decree from the latest military dictatorship which authorized and funded an operation for the “effective and peaceful” occupation of one of the South Atlantic islands, occupied by the UK , in what was considered a first step to the ultimate goal of taking over the Falkland Islands.
Uruguay and Argentina will have for the first time a dry border. This is not because historians, cartographers or geographers suddenly found out, or Uruguay grabbed land from its larger neighbor.
Argentine writer and historian Osvaldo Bayer died Monday at the age of 91, his daughter Ana confirmed on social media. Unfortunately I have to give a sad news, my dad Osvaldo Bayer has died, she wrote on Facebook in Spanish, Italian and German.