Friday, March 24, 2006

30 Years on...

Thousands of people gathered today in Buenos Aires to mark the 30th anniversary of the military coup.
It was just after 3 a.m. on March 24, 1976, that coup leaders announced they had toppled the government of Maria Estela Martinez de Peron, widow of the former strongman Juan Domingo Peron. She was flown away by helicopter from the pink Government House, steps from where the rally was held Friday on the Plaza de Mayo.
Associated Press ...


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