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Stroessner

(ˈstrəʊsnə)
n
(Biography) Alfredo. 1912–2006, Paraguayan soldier and politician; president (1954–89): deposed in a military coup
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Lilian Soto aborda la lucha de las mujeres que durante la dictadura de Alfredo Stroessner resistieron con su arte y escritura, con su militancia en partidos politicos proscritos, o con las armas.
It remains a land of contrasts, still marked by the 1954-1989 dictatorship of General Alfredo Stroessner.
Alfredo Stroessner throughout his 35-year dictatorship.
The US has faced criticism for backing right-wing dictators that systematically violated human rights, such as Augusto Pinochet of Chile, Alfredo Stroessner of Paraguay, Efrain Rios Montt of Guatemala, Jorge Rafael Videla of Argentina, Hissene Habre of Chad, Yahya Khan of Pakistan and Suharto of Indonesia.
| "It's a pleasant change to be in a country that isn't ruled by its people" (to Alfredo Stroessner, the Paraguayan dictator).
Hitler allegedly spent a decade there before moving to Paraguay, where he lived under the protection of President Alfredo Stroessner, who had German roots.
The artist is a formalist whose subject is the history of her native Paraguay--poor, landlocked, governed for decades by the ruthless right-wing dictator General Alfredo Stroessner.
But Paraguayan President Alfredo Stroessner, resplendent in military uniform and floor-length cape, was already on the way to the event, along with his foreign minister and dozens of other dignitaries, so Ageton decided to proceed.
was involved connected with local Paraguayans, especially the Spanish-speaking elites (such as the dictator Alfredo Stroessner).