Grandmothers of May Square participate in Ombudswoman's Office forum
Activist Estela Barnes de Carlotto to discuss the battle Argentine mothers and grandmothers have fought to know the whereabouts of their disappeared sons and grandsons during the last South American dictatorship
The president of the May Square Grandmothers Association, Estela Barnes de Carloto, is to participate in the International Memory and Human Rights forum that the Ombudswoman's Office is holding in the Caracas Military Circle.
The activist will talk about the struggle that Argentine mothers and grandmothers have fought these past decades to find the whereabouts of their disappeared sons and grandsons during the last South American dictatorship.
Ex-vice president José Vicente Rangel will also participate and talk about the abuse and violence of the 70s, 80s, and 90s.
Translated by Alejandro Osio
José Vicente Rangel clearly said: "We are not conducting negotiations threatened with a gun in the head." He warned behind closed doors in the midst of the social upheaval occurred during the oil strike in 2002 and 2003. Dissenting Timoteo Zambrano answered back that no other option was available: "The thing is that otherwise, you do not negotiate."