A colonel's last stand

Young, J.; Contreras, J.
February 1988
Newsweek;2/1/1988, Vol. 111 Issue 5, p33
Former Lt. Col. Aldo Rico, who led a 1987 rebellion against the government of Argentine President Raul Alfonsin, last week joined with over 200 other officers and soldiers and vowed to fight to redeem the honor of Argentina's armed forces. But troops surrounded the outpost and the rebels soon surrendered. Alfonsin triumphantly declared democracy consolidated, while Rico faced a largely hostile Army. Rico's defeat; Background; Implications.


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