Terrorism in Argentina
Terrorism in Argentina has occurred since at least the 1970s during the Argentinian Dirty War where a number of terror acts occurred. In the 1990s, two major terrorist attacks occurred in Buenos Aires...
Dirty War
The Dirty War (Spanish: Guerra Sucia), also known as Process of National Reorganization (Spanish: Proceso de Reorganización Nacional or El Proceso), was the name used by the Argentine Military...
Dirty War - Wikipedia
Montoneros
Montoneros (Spanish: Movimiento Peronista Montonero-MPM) was an Argentine leftist urban guerrilla and subversive group, active during the 1960s and 1970s. The name is an allusion to the 19th centu...
Peronist Armed Forces
The Peronist Armed Forces (in Spanish: Fuerzas Armadas Peronistas - FAP) was an Argentine Left-wing Peronist urban guerrilla group created in 1968 active during the 1960s and 1970s. The organization a...
Severino Di Giovanni
Severino Di Giovanni (Chieti, Italy, 17 March 1901 – Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1 February 1931), was an Italian anarchist who immigrated to Argentina, where he became the best-known anarchist figure in...
Severino Di Giovanni - Wikipedia
1994 AMIA bombing
The AMIA bombing was an attack on the Asociación Mutual Israelita Argentina (AMIA; Argentine Israelite Mutual Association) building. It occurred in Buenos Aires on July 18, 1994, killing 85 people and...
1994 AMIA bombing - Wikipedia
People's Revolutionary Army (Argentina)
The Ejército Revolucionario del Pueblo (ERP or "People's Revolutionary Army") was the military branch of the communist Partido Revolucionario de los Trabajadores (PRT, Workers' Revolutionary Party) in...
Argentine Anticommunist Alliance
The Argentine Anticommunist Alliance (Spanish: Alianza Anticomunista Argentina, usually known as Triple A or AAA) was a far-right death squad founded in Argentina in 1973 and particularly active u...
José Ignacio Rucci
José Ignacio Rucci (March 5, 1924 – September 25, 1973) was an Argentine politician and union leader, appointed general secretary of the CGT (General Confederation of Labour) in 1970. Close to ...
José Ignacio Rucci - Wikipedia
Operation Charly
Operation Charly (Spanish: Operación Charly), was allegedly the code-name given to a program undertaken by the military establishment in Argentina with the objective of providing military and coun...
Expulsion of Montoneros from Plaza de Mayo
The expulsion of Montoneros from Plaza de Mayo was a key event of the third presidency of Juan Perón. It took place on May 1, 1974, during celebrations of International Workers' Day.
The Montonero...
1992 attack on Israeli embassy in Buenos Aires
The attack on the Israeli embassy in Buenos Aires was a suicide bombing attack on the building of the Israeli embassy of Argentina, located in Buenos Aires, which was carried out on 17 March 1992. Twe...
1992 attack on Israeli embassy in Buenos Aires - Wikipedia
Carlos Prats
General Carlos Prats González (February 24, 1915 – September 30, 1974) was a Chilean Army officer, a political figure, minister and Vice President of Chile during President Salvador Allende's governme...
Carlos Prats - Wikipedia
Augusto Vandor
Augusto Timoteo Vandor (1923 – 1969) was an Argentine trade unionist leader, military and politician.
Vandor was born in Bovril, Entre Ríos Province, to a Dutch father and a French mother, in...
Augusto Vandor - Wikipedia
Movimiento Todos por la Patria
The Movimiento Todos por la Patria (MPT) was an Argentine Terrorist or "guerilla" movement active from 1974 to 1976, whose leader was the veteran terrorist Enrique Gorriarán Merlo. He was responsible ...
Letelier assassination
The Letelier assassination refers to the September 21, 1976 car bombing, in Washington, D.C., of Orlando Letelier, a leading opponent of Chilean dictator Gen. Augusto Pinochet. Letelier, who was livin...
Ibrahim Hussein Berro
Ibrahim Hussein Berro (Arabic: ابراهيم حسين برّو‎) (c. 1973 – 18 July 1994) was a member of Hezbollah allegedly responsible for the 1994 AMIA Bombing in Buenos Aires, which killed 85 p...
Batallón de Inteligencia 601
The Batallón de Inteligencia 601 (Spanish for "601 Intelligence Battalion") was a special military intelligence service of the Argentine Army whose structure was set up in the late 1970s, active in t...
Batallón de Inteligencia 601 - Wikipedia
Rodolfo Walsh
Rodolfo Jorge Walsh (born January 9, 1927 in Lamarque) was an Argentine writer, considered the founder of investigative journalism. He is most famous for his Open Letter from a Writer to the Military ...
Rodolfo Walsh - Wikipedia
Operativo Independencia
Operativo Independencia (Spanish for "Operation Independence") was the code-name of the Argentine military operation in the Tucumán Province, started in 1975 to crush the ERP —Ejército Revolucionario ...
Operativo Independencia - Wikipedia
Pedro Eugenio Aramburu
Pedro Eugenio Aramburu Silveti (Río Cuarto, Córdoba, May 21, 1903 – May 29, 1970) was an Argentine Army general. He was a major figure behind the Revolución Libertadora, the military coup agains...
Pedro Eugenio Aramburu - Wikipedia
Torture during the Algerian War
Elements of the French Armed Forces as well as of the opposing Algerian National Liberation Front (FLN) made use of torture during the Algerian War of Independence (1954–62), creating an ongoing publi...
National Reorganization Process
The National Reorganization Process (Spanish: Proceso de Reorganización Nacional, often simply el Proceso, "the Process") was the name used by its leaders for the military dictatorship that ruled ...
National Reorganization Process - Wikipedia
Ezeiza massacre
The Ezeiza massacre took place on June 20, 1973 near the Ezeiza International Airport in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Peronist masses, including many young people, had gathered there to acclaim Juan Perón...
Ezeiza massacre - Wikipedia