• Short Summary

    IN THE CONTINUING STRUGGLE FOR POWER IN ARGENTINA, GENERAL ENRIQUE RAUCH, THE ARMY CAVALRY LEADER, WAS SWORN IN APRIL 21 AS WAS SECRETARY, BUT AFTER A DAY IN OFFICE HE AGREED TO RESIGN.

  • Description

    IN THE CONTINUING STRUGGLE FOR POWER IN ARGENTINA, GENERAL ENRIQUE RAUCH, THE ARMY CAVALRY LEADER, WAS SWORN IN APRIL 21 AS WAS SECRETARY, BUT AFTER A DAY IN OFFICE HE AGREED TO RESIGN.

    EARLIER, GENERAL RAUCH CALLED OUT HIS TROOPS IN BUENOS AIRES, THE CAPITAL, TO CHALLENGE THE AUTHORITY OF ARMY COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF RAUL POGGI WHOSE COUP ENDED THE PRESIDENCY OF DR. ARTURO FRONDIZI MARCH 29. BUT THE TWO ARMY FACTIONS AGREED TO A TRUCE AND BOTH LEADERS AGREED TO RESIGN.

    NEW SECRETARY IS GENERAL JUAN LOZA. HE ANNOUNCED NEXT DAY (APRIL 22) THE THREAT OF CIVIL WAR APPEARED AVERTED AND HINTED THAT PRESIDENT GUIDO, DR. FRONDIZI'S SUCCESSOR, WOULD DECLARE THE ANNULMENT OF THE MARCH 18 ELECTIONS WHICH GAVE THE PERONISTAS, SUPPORTERS OF EXILED JUAN PERON, A THIRD OF THE COUNTRY'S VOTE. THE PERONISTAS ARE DUE TO TAKE UP THEIR ELECTED POSTS MAY 1. IT WAS THEIR SUCCESS IN THE ELECTIONS THAT SPARKED OFF THE CURRENT CRISIS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1ZNMR1CHMM6COGVCEN615YY20
    Media URN:
    VLVA1ZNMR1CHMM6COGVCEN615YY20
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/04/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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