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1. 2015-12-12 Farc rebels 'abortions nurse' arrested in Spain Madrid
C. 2015-03-23 Archaeologists probe 'Nazi hide-out' for clues Teyu Cuare, San Ignacio, Misiones, Argentina
3. 2014-08-07 After 36 years, Argentine activist finds stolen grandson Argentina
4. 2014-07-04 2 convicted in Dirty War death of Argentine bishop La Rioja, Argentina
2014-06-07 Colombia government and Farc to set up truth commission Colombia
G. 2013-05-17 Argentine 'Dirty War' leader dies Argentina
H. 2013-03-15 Vatican denies Dirty War allegations Vatican
8. 2011-10-26 'Angel of Death' Alfredo Astiz convicted Argentina
9. 2011-09-04 UN Haiti forces accused of abuse Haiti

  Archaeologists probe 'Nazi hide-out' for clues Map of Teyu Cuare San Ignacio Misiones Argentina  Argentina: Archaeologists are trying to determine whether ruined buildings in a remote nature reserve in were built as a hide-out for German Nazi officers   After 36 years, Argentine activist finds stolen grandson  Argentina: Abuelas, as the group is known, announced that Estela Carlotto's own grandson has been identified through a DNA test 2 convicted in Dirty War death of Argentine bishop Map of La Rioja Argentina  Argentina: An Argentine court has convicted two former military officers in the death of leftist Enrique Angelelli during the country's military dictatorship   Colombia government and Farc to set up truth commission
  Farc rebels 'abortions nurse' arrested in Spain Map of Madrid

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  Madrid: Spanish police have arrested a man accused of performing more than 100 forced abortions on women fighters with Colombia's largest rebel group

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  The Colombian government and the rebel group have agreed to set up a commission to investigate the deaths of thousands of people

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  The Vatican has denied that Pope Francis failed to speak out against human rights abuses during military rule in his native Argentina

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Oct.26 'Angel of Death' Alfredo Astiz convicted  Argentina: Former Argentine naval officer Alfredo Astiz has been jailed for life for crimes against humanity during military rule in 1976-83 Sep.4   UN Haiti forces accused of abuse  Uruguay has ordered the repatriation of 5 of its peacekeepers from Haiti, accused of involvement in the sexual assault of a teenage boy

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Oct.11 Elite Colombian soldiers guilty  A court in Colombia has found seven members of an elite anti-kidnapping squad guilty of killing a civilian and saying he was a left-wing gue... Jun.9 Officer jailed after historic conviction  Colombia: A former colonel Alfonso Plazas Vega has been found guilty of the forced disappearance of 11 people in 1985

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Oct.5 2 pilots arrested in 26-year-old ‘dirty war’  Argentina: An extradition hearing is expected in Spain for one of two pilots arrested on charges they participated in 'death flights' Sep.1 Arrests sought for soldiers in 'Dirty War'  Chile: Arrest warrants for more than 120 former soldiers and agents of National Intelligence Directorate were issued for human rights violations Aug.12 'Dirty war' general found guilty  Argentina: Santiago Omar Riveros, 86, former general who headed a notorious detention centre during military rule has been sentenced to life in prison Aug.1   Judge jails 15 soldiers
  Colombia: A judge has sentenced 15 soldiers to up to 30 years in prison for killing civilians in 2006 and presenting them as rebels
Jun.27 Army in torture ruling  Argentina: About 70 army officers can be charged with torture of their own soldiers during the 1982 Falklands War, a federal appeals court has ruled Feb.6   Rebels killed lawmakers in cold blood
  Colombia: A Colombian ex-hostage, released by FARC after nearly 7 years in captivity, said the rebels who held him killed the others in cold blood

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Dec.10 Remains found in 'Dirty War' center   Argentina: More than 10,000 charred bone fragments were found buried at the site of a former government detention center, the first find of its kind Nov.24   Uribe tells military: Probe abuse reports  Colombia: President told military and police officials to speed up any investigations into alleged human rights abuses Nov.4 Army chief resigns in wake of scandal  Colombia: Gen. Mario Montoya resigned abruptly in a widening scandal over the killing civilians, allegedly spurred by promotion-seeking officers Jul.17 Nazi hunter: Closing in on 'Dr. Death'. Argentina Jul.14 SS doctor 'still alive in Chile' Apr.4 Dirty War adoption couple jailed. Argentina Jan.4   FARC admit 'hostage boy' not held
Map of Bogota Colombia  Colombia: The rebels have confirmed a boy living in foster care in Bogota is the same 3-year-old who was due to be part of a hostage release deal

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Apr.19 640 years for Argentine
   Spain: A Spanish court has convicted Adolfo Scilingo of crimes against humanity, terrorism under the Argentine government Jan.13   Spain to try 'Dirty War' officer
  Adolfo Scilingo, 58, an ex-naval officer from Argentina, accused of killing political prisoners

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