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Former Uruguayan Dictator Alvarez Dies at 91

General Gregorio Alvarez, the last leader of Uruguay's brutal dictatorship of the 1970s and '80s, died Wednesday at age 91 while serving a sentence for human rights abuses. The military's health service said he died at the Central Hospital of the Armed Forces in Uruguay's capital. Under Alvarez, Uruguay was part of the secret alliance of South American dictatorships known as Operation Condor, in which the military leaders cooperated in persecuting and killing one...

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