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January 27, 1989
The leader of a guerrilla assault on an army base in Argentina is a leftist extremist linked to the 1980 assassination of deposed Nicaraguan dictator Anastasio Somoza, official sources in Buenos Aires said. They reported that Enrique Gorriaran Merlo directed the attack and seizure Monday of the base, in the capital's La Tablada suburb. Gorriaran, a former leader of the defunct People's Revolutionary Army, is believed to have fled before army and police forces retook the base.
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NEWS
January 27, 1989
The leader of a guerrilla assault on an army base in Argentina is a leftist extremist linked to the 1980 assassination of deposed Nicaraguan dictator Anastasio Somoza, official sources in Buenos Aires said. They reported that Enrique Gorriaran Merlo directed the attack and seizure Monday of the base, in the capital's La Tablada suburb. Gorriaran, a former leader of the defunct People's Revolutionary Army, is believed to have fled before army and police forces retook the base.
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March 3, 1989 | JAMES F. SMITH, Times Staff Writer
Two captured guerrillas who took part in a deadly attack on an Argentine army garrison in January charge that soldiers may have killed at least three other rebels after they had surrendered. Preliminary testimony by Carlos Ernesto Motto, 21, and Claudio Omar Veiga, 25, was disclosed Thursday in several newspapers. The pair gave evidence on their roles in the Jan.
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February 26, 1989 | Robert J. Cox, Robert J. Cox, editor of the Buenos Aires Herald for 10 years, is now assistant editor of the News and Courier in Charleston, S.C.
As Argentina stumbles from one crisis to another, its weary population must take comfort from small mercies. The most recent armed uprising served to bring the country together. Unlike the three seizures of military bases which preceded it, last month's bloody attack on the La Tablada garrison in suburban Buenos Aires was staged not by disgruntled military men but by remnants of an extreme left-wing guerrilla organization.
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