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Street artists have made a number of new interventions at the ESMA (La Escuela de Mecánica de la Armada) in Buenos Aires. During the last military dictatorship in Argentina, The Navy Petty-Officers School of Mechanics in the neighbourhood of Nuñez was used as a clandestine detention, torture and extermination centre.
Jorge Rafael Videla was head of the military junta and rose to power in Argentina on 24th March 1976 after deposing president Isabel Martinez de Perón, the third wife of Juan Domigo Perón. Alongside admiral Emilio Eduardo Massera and Orlando Agosti, Videla ruled Argentina de facto during the National Reorganisation Process or what is commonly referred Continue Reading »