Stroessner


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Stroessner

Alfredo. born 1912, Paraguayan soldier and politician; president (1954--89): deposed in a military coup
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Alfredo Stroessner dictatorship (1954-1989)--as a major haven for contraband and counterfeiting name-brand clothing, alcoholic beverages, watches, perfume, cigarettes, and other products (NotiSur, Oct.
In 1954 General Alfredo Stroessner seized power in coup, ushering in more than 30 years of dictatorship.
Maria Regina de Barrios Barreto recalled the coup d'etat that brought down former Paraguayan dictator Alfredo Stroessner.
Mas bien, Madama Sui se concentra en la figura ficticia de la famosa concubina del dictador Alfredo Stroessner, cuyo regimen goberno en Paraguay desde 1954 hasta 1989.
2009) "Totalitarian and Authoritarian Dictators: A Comparison of Fidel Castro and Alfredo Stroessner," Journal of Latin American Studies 23 (3): 599
10) The claim in Filartiga, for instance, was brought by the relatives of a teenage boy allegedly tortured to death in 1976 in Paraguay by a police official in the repressive regime of Alfredo Stroessner, a long-time U.
In 1989, Alfredo Stroessner, president of Paraguay for more than three decades, was overthrown in a military coup.
Indeed, in comparison to incrementalists, entity theorists envision a more knowable and orderly world, as reflected, for instance, in their tendencies toward stereotyping (Levy, Stroessner, and Dweck 1998).
Lugo was later impeached and removed from office in 2012, following a botched police eviction of some 150 peasant farmers who were occupying a private estate which they said had been taken from them during the Stroessner regime.
Cartes' Colorado party governed Paraguay for 35 years, acting as the main allies of the military ruler Gen Alfredo Stroessner from 1954 to 1989.
From a sociocultural perspective, stereotypes are what people learn about other groups in their social and cultural environment; from a cognitive perspective, stereotypes are belief systems associated with various social groups; from a psychodynamic perspective, stereotypes enhance people's self-esteem by derogating the out-group members (Hamilton, Stroessner & Driscoll, 1994).
And his visit to Paraguay that same week was met by little of the anticipated mass protest, a testament to the efficacy of the Stroessner regime's apparatus of repression.