A senior official of the Argentina affiliate of France's Renault motor company was shot dead on Tuesday (27 August) in a daylight ambush by several gunmen at Cordoba.
CU Photograph of murdered man (Mr. Goya)
GV Road where murder took place
SV Police and newsmen on road TILT DOWN TO where cartridges wee found and CU Man holding cartridges in hand (2 shots)
GV and MV Renault car parked off road (2 shots)
CU INT of car with blanket on seat
GV Goya's House
GV PAN Closed Renault plant
GV and CU's Killer's car (5 shots)
(Cordoba) GV TILT DOWN Students on balconies of apartment buildings and students in street
CU and TILT DOWN Posters protesting against police brutality (2 shots)
GV Students shouting at riot police in foreground (5 shots)
GV and GV PAN Riot police with guns and students shouting (2 shots)
MV More riot police arriving
GV Wounded Student beside car in square
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Background: A senior official of the Argentina affiliate of France's Renault motor company was shot dead on Tuesday (27 August) in a daylight ambush by several gunmen at Cordoba.
Senor Ricardo Goya - labour relations manager of the IKA-Renault plant, was killed on his way to work. His car was blocked by several vehicles just outside the violence-ridden city and riddled with bullets. Two other people in the car, a man and a woman, were not hurt.
The IKA-Renault plant only two miles form the spot where Goya was murdered - had been hit by a crippling two-month-old strike for higher wages.
Goya's death brought to 11 the number of major assassinations and kidnapping - not counting mass guerrilla assaults on army and police installations - in the two month since Senora Maria Estela Peron took over as the world's first woman President.
In response to Goya's murder, President Peron lashed out at political violence and pledged that her government would keep moving ahead despite "cowardly and mercenary assassinations."