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Uruguay

Yearbook 1998

Uruguay. Army chief General Fernán Amado warned in an interview in May of a political crisis over Tabaré Vázquez from the left Alliance Frente Amplio wins the presidential election in October 1999. According to Countryaah, the laws introduced after the transition to civilian democratic rule in 1984 gave the military amnesty but at the same time required the presidential power to investigate crimes against them. human rights, something that has not been implemented so far. The army chief's concerns were expressed in light of the possibility of a victory for Frente Amplio. Discussion of the military's past began when Cuba acknowledged its support for the guerrilla in Uruguay in the 1970s, and retired Admiral Eladio Moll's disclosure of US and CIA involvement in the military regime's assaults.

1998 Uruguay

Former President Luis Alberto Lacalle is believed to be a candidate for Partido Nacionals (Blanco Party) in the election. The candidate nominations must be completed before April 1999.

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