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New complaint against Máxima's father for Argentine junta role

Wednesday 02 January 2013

A new complaint against the father of princess Máxima has been made by the families of four people who disappeared during the Argentine junta era, according to Argentine media.

Jorge Zorreguieta was agriculture minister during the dictatorship of Jorge Videla and has always denied having any role in the disappearances.

The four disappeared during the period Zorreguieta headed the farming institute INTA where many workers were sacked because they supported the opposition. Several of them disappeared and their survivors have now decided to force an investigation, nu.nl says.

Some 12,000 people disappeared during the junta period between 1976 and 1981.

Zorreguieta’s role in the junta led to him being banned from attending Máxima’s wedding to crown prince Willem-Alexander. Since then, he and his wife have made several private visits to the Netherlands and he attended the christenings of all three granddaughters.

© DutchNews.nl



 

Readers' Comments

Hi,
New complaint against Máxima's father for Argentine junta role. It would be embarrassing if the lady became Queen of Holland.

By Terence Hale | 2 January 2013 4:44 PM

He is old. Most likely her position increase hunt and rage. He is her father.She must help him, support and hold his side whatevere he did.So it is. Who can hate own parents.

By Opinion | 2 January 2013 6:29 PM

"She must help him, support and hold his side whatevere he did.So it is. Who can hate own parents."
Are you crazy?

By andrea | 3 January 2013 12:27 PM

30,000 people disappeared during the junta period between 1976 and 1983!!! The Goverment of Nestor Kirchner and after him, Christina Fernandez impulsed the judgament of this people who commited crimes to the argentinian people. The father of Maxima must pay for his crimes.

By Bea | 3 January 2013 2:02 PM

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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