ARGENTINA: The War Against Isabel

'Violence is nothing new in Argentine politics, but it has now reached proportions that are staggering even by local standards. Last Sunday night terrorists scattered more than 50 bombs round Buenos Aires, mainly at automobile showrooms, banks and financial companies. Two men, including a policeman who was trying to dismantle a bomb when it exploded, were killed and several others wounded. Next night, before the city had recovered from the first onslaught, 60 more bombs were planted. Earlier that day the bullet-riddled body of Atilio López, a leftist labor leader and former...

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