• Short Summary

    Senora Maria Estergiglio - lawyer for the leaders of Uruguay's left-wing urban guerrillas, the Tupamaros - ha her home badly damaged by bombs at Montevideo on Thursday (10 february).

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    Senora Maria Estergiglio - lawyer for the leaders of Uruguay's left-wing urban guerrillas, the Tupamaros - ha her home badly damaged by bombs at Montevideo on Thursday (10 february). French journalist Michele Ray was a guest of the house last November when she was kidnapped for a 40-hour period by another left-wing guerrilla group.

    The Tupamaros have recently declared the end of a truce on "armed propaganda" which they have been keeping since the escape of 106 members from prison and the release of British Ambassador Sir Geoffrey Jackson last September. They promised "a popular response to the right-wing violence of the past months".

    SYNOPSIS: Montevideo - on Thursday the scene of the latest action taken by right-wing militants. They're believed to be behind this bomb attack on the home of Maria Estergiglis ....lawyer for the leaders of Uruguay's left-wing urban guerrillas, the Tupamaros. The Guerrillas have recently promised "a popular response to the right wing violence of the last months." They said they'd be ending a truce they've kept since last September.......when 106 members escaped from prison and British Ambassador Sir Geoffrey Jackson was released. The truce used to cover all forms of "armed propaganda". French journalist Michele Ray was the guest of Senora Estergiglie at this house in November when she was kidnapped for a 40-hour period by another left-wing guerrilla force called the Popular Revolutionary group 33.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9NYI7BEX09IUEEATIGYCS4DI1
    Media URN:
    VLVA9NYI7BEX09IUEEATIGYCS4DI1
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/02/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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