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January 21, 1988 | Reuters
About 300 Argentine soldiers will be court-martialed for their parts in the two-day rebellion led by cashiered Lt. Col. Aldo Rico, military officials said Wednesday. The army command announced that 60 officers and 222 soldiers were arrested after Rico's surrender Monday, but other officials said that the rebels--those with Rico and his supporters in several army units around the country--totaled at least 300.
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January 29, 1988
Argentine President Raul Alfonsin was quoted as saying that followers of rebel army officer Lt. Col. Aldo Rico planned to assassinate him during a military revolt earlier this month. In an interview with the Spanish news agency EFE, Alfonsin said that "a bunch of crazies" linked to Rico sought to kill him along with Ernesto Crespo, the air force chief of staff.
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January 27, 1988
Lt. Col. Aldo Rico, the rebel Argentine army officer who led an unsuccessful three-day revolt last week, refused to testify before a civilian judge in a meeting at Magdalena prison. Rico has testified before a military judge, but jurisdiction over the case has not been determined. Under the Argentine constitution, Rico is not obliged to testify.
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January 21, 1988 | Reuters
About 300 Argentine soldiers will be court-martialed for their parts in the two-day rebellion led by cashiered Lt. Col. Aldo Rico, military officials said Wednesday. The army command announced that 60 officers and 222 soldiers were arrested after Rico's surrender Monday, but other officials said that the rebels--those with Rico and his supporters in several army units around the country--totaled at least 300.
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January 17, 1988 | Associated Press
Rebel leader Lt. Col. Aldo Rico, who escaped from house arrest on Friday, and a group of sympathizers that include the chief of an army garrison, have taken over an infantry unit in Monte Caseros, the Army said early today. Gen. Jose Caridi, the army chief of staff, said in a communique that Rico, the head of a three-day revolt in a military school last April, and "some followers" began occupying Infantry Regiment 4 in Monte Caseros, 450 miles north of this capital, Saturday afternoon.
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January 19, 1988 | WILLIAM R. LONG, Times Staff Writer
Renegade Lt. Col. Aldo Rico surrendered Monday after skirmishes with loyal government forces, ending a weekend rebellion by disgruntled Argentine army officers. Three government soldiers were reported wounded in fighting in the vicinity of the northern infantry regiment that was controlled by Rico until late afternoon. Mutinies in several other provincial army units and at an airport in Buenos Aires produced tense confrontations but ended without shooting.
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October 22, 1989 | From Times staff and wire reports
Two Argentine army colonels and three captains involved in two rebellions against former President Raul Alfonsin were stripped of their rank and discharged from the army. The measures were the first sanctions applied against military rebel leaders by the administration of President Carlos Saul Menem, Alfonsin's successor. The army said the officers included Lt. Col. Aldo Rico, who led uprisings in April, 1987, and January, 1988.
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September 29, 1987 | United Press International
Army Chief of Staff Jose D. Caridi faced down a threatened rebellion Monday by an infantry regiment outside of Buenos Aires, sacked a dissident officer and ordered an investigation into insubordination by officers opposing senior commanders. The dissident officer, Lt. Col. Dario Fernandez Maguer, surrendered quietly to Caridi and left the 3rd Infantry Regiment in La Tablada, a suburb of Buenos Aires. Talking to reporters before his departure, Fernandez said he is now "an ex-regimental commander."
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April 17, 1987 | United Press International
Rebellious army officers took over a second Argentine military garrison today to press demands for an end to human rights trials, and President Raul Alfonsin approved the use of force to quell the uprisings. Gen. Hector Rios Erenu, the army chief of staff, said the bases in Cordoba and Buenos Aires will be retaken "with all the means at our disposal."
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January 19, 1988 | WILLIAM R. LONG, Times Staff Writer
Renegade Lt. Col. Aldo Rico surrendered Monday after skirmishes with loyal government forces, ending a weekend rebellion by disgruntled Argentine army officers. Three government soldiers were reported wounded in fighting in the vicinity of the northern infantry regiment that was controlled by Rico until late afternoon. Mutinies in several other provincial army units and at an airport in Buenos Aires produced tense confrontations but ended without shooting.
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January 17, 1988 | Associated Press
Rebel leader Lt. Col. Aldo Rico, who escaped from house arrest on Friday, and a group of sympathizers that include the chief of an army garrison, have taken over an infantry unit in Monte Caseros, the Army said early today. Gen. Jose Caridi, the army chief of staff, said in a communique that Rico, the head of a three-day revolt in a military school last April, and "some followers" began occupying Infantry Regiment 4 in Monte Caseros, 450 miles north of this capital, Saturday afternoon.
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