• Short Summary

    A funeral service with full military honours was held in the Bolivian capital, La Paz, on Saturday (15 May) for the murdered Bolivian Ambassador to France, General Joaquin Zenteno Anaya.

  • Description

    A funeral service with full military honours was held in the Bolivian capital, La Paz, on Saturday (15 May) for the murdered Bolivian Ambassador to France, General Joaquin Zenteno Anaya. The General, who led part of a military force which killed Latin American revolutionary Che Guevara in 1967, was shot dead by a gunman in a Paris street last Tuesday (11 May). A group calling itself the "Che Guevara Bridage" later claimed responsibility for the killing -- saying it was in reprisal for the General's part in Guevara's death. The gunman escaped.

    A Bolivian police chief said other Government officials had received anonymous death threats since General Zenteno's assassination.

    The General's body was buried on Sunday (16 May) in his home town of Cochabamba, south east of La Paz.

    General Zenteno was the fifth Bolivian involved in Guevara's killing to meet with a violent death.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1KMOS1YZ1LIFN6WEN75VTK52J
    Media URN:
    VLVA1KMOS1YZ1LIFN6WEN75VTK52J
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/05/1976
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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