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Montevideo, June 15th 2024 - 23:33 UTC

Tag: Paul Groussac

  • Monday, April 15th 2024 - 21:15 UTC

    A book, a hymn and the “Malvinization” of the Argentine society

    At the time (1830s) it was nothing else but a government issue, demanding the return of the Islands, and there was no awareness or penetration of the issue in popular sectors of society

    How was it possible that when the Argentine military government in 1982 decided to militarily recover and occupy by force the Malvinas Islands it managed such almost unanimous support from the Argentine society? All political parties, Peronism, the Radicals, and the powerful labor union organization, CGT, which only a few days before had organized a strike against the military government, all of them had openly supported the takeover action by force in the Islands. Even groups persecuted by the military government, and exiled groups from overseas expressed support for the military recovery. Firmenich an Argentine notorious terrorist undergoing guerrilla training in Havana, Cuba, pledged that the terrorist Montoneros group would attend the meeting in Plaza de Mayo to oppose the English aggression, and even the Mothers of Plaza de Mayo, which did not support the military government had to “Malvinize” their speech, “the Malvinas are Argentine, and so are the disappeared”. In other words, they had to 'Malvinize” the universal human right.