Tag Archives: ARGENTINA

Cuba: Yaguajay Honors Crescencio Galañena (+photos)

Yaguajay, a northern municipality in the Cuban central province of Sancti Spiritus, pays tribute to the Cuban diplomat Crescencio Nicomedes Galañena Hernandez, murdered in Argentina in August 1976, victim of the Operation Condor, which involved the country’s military dictatorship that killed thousands of people.»

In a Metal Barrel Filled with Cement

After 36 years of anxiety, Argentinean experts confirmed the finding of the remains of Cuban diplomat Crescencio Nicomedes Galañena Hernández, who was kidnapped on August 9th, 1976, in Buenos Aires, and later on murdered by terrorist groups sponsored by the Operacion Condor (Operation Condor).»

President Cristina Fernandez Postpones Visit to Chile

Santiago de Chile, Dec 28 (Prensa Latina)President Sebastián Piñera confirmed today the postponement of the state visit by Argentina´s President Cristina Fernández, who will undergo surgery on January 4th to treat a moderate papillary cancer in the thyroid gland.»

Argentinean President Cristina Fernandez Begins Second Term

Cristina Fernandez took the oath of office before the Argentinean Legislative Assembly in Buenos Aires this morning, beginning her second presidential term.  The 58-year-old Argentinean president will serve another four year term at the height of her popularity, having won recent elections by an overwhelming majority of the votes.»