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Fri Aug 3, 2012, 03:06 AM

Argentines find remains of Cuban diplomat slain by junta

Source: EFE News, Spain

Argentines find remains of Cuban diplomat slain by junta
Published August 02, 2012
EFE

Argentina's EAAF forensic anthropology team said that it identified the remains of a Cuban diplomat abducted 36 years ago by agents of the South American nation's 1976-1983 military regimes.

What turned out to be the remains of Crescencio Nicomedes Galañena Hernandez were discovered in June by some boys who spotted bones sticking out of cement-filled barrels while playing on a field in the Buenos Aires suburb of San Fernando.

The remains were then tested against a DNA database of people who were "disappeared" by the junta, the EAAF said.

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The junta mounted a propaganda operation to suggest the two diplomats had defected, abandoning their posts at the Cuban Embassy "to enjoy the freedom of the western world," in the words of a note falsely attributed to Galañena and Cejas.

Read more: http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/politics/2012/08/02/argentines-find-remains-cuban-diplomat-slain-by-junta/#ixzz22SosO2P7



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Crescencio Galañena Hernández


This article from a Malaysian newspaper indicates the man was kidnapped, taken to a detention center, and murdered:

Remains Of Cuban Diplomat Missing In Argentina Identified
Bernama - ‎1 hour ago‎

BUENOS AIRES, Aug 3 (BERNAMA-NNN-PRENSA LATINA) -- Experts have identified the remains of Crescencio Galanena Hernandez, one of the Cuban diplomats kidnapped and disappeared here in 1976 during the military dictatorship, Pagina/ 12 newspaper reported Thursday.

More:
http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v6/newsindex.php?id=685361

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