Tupamaro


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Tupamaro

(ˌtuːpəˈmɑːrəʊ)
n, pl -ros
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) any of a group of Marxist urban guerrillas in Uruguay
[C20: after Tupac Amaru, 18th-century Peruvian Indian who led a rebellion against the Spaniards]
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Las divisiones de la Guerra Fria que todavia operaban en Uruguay durante aquella epoca, magnificaron los problemas entre los llamados "subversivos" y participantes del movimiento tupamaro, que opusieron al gobierno y/o proponian politicas socialista, y la junta militar que intento desacreditar las ideologias comunistas que surgian en el territorio.15 De esta forma, Uruguay, como el resto del mundo, es sometido a las fuerzas politicas de la Guerra Fria.
Otero commented, "The violent methods which were beginning to be employed caused an escalation in Tupamaro activity.
Says the Guinness Book: In September 1971 Rafil Sendic and 105 other Tupamaro guerillas, plus five nonpolitical prisoners, escaped from a Uruguayan prison through a tunnel 298 ft long.
A fellow journalist was pulled over by masked gunmen at a Tupamaro checkpoint in 23 de Enero during the tense days around the August 2004 referendum.
Unfortunately, the second boy is from a military family, but the protagonist realizes this too late: he has let slip that his uncle, who will meet him at Buenos Aires's Ezeiza airport, is a Tupamaro. The close, frequently covert collaboration between the Argentine and Uruguayan security forces is well known, and the reader can be in little doubt about the nature of the Uruguayan social reality which the boy will soon discover, and his own location and identity within it.
(b) The Movimiento Revolucionario Tupamaro (often simply referred to as the Tupamaros) is a Marxist-Leninist colectivo that dates its founding back to 1979.
The film follows the story of Tupamaro prisoners where they were taken from their prison cells in a secret military operation .
Y que decir de la entranable sorpresa del anarquista Sol Ladra que, ya enfermo, al presenciar desde su balcon el paso del cortejo funebre de un conocido tupamaro en los anos 80, y observar los colores rojo y negro, representantes de dicho movimiento en el feretro, penso que, finalmente, habia llegado su ansiada victoria.