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22 Mar 2019 | 01:52 PM UTC

Argentina: Commemorative activities planned for holiday on March 24

Argentina News Alert

Commemorative activities planned for National Day of Memory, Truth, and Justice on March 24; localized disruptions anticipated

TIMEFRAME expected from 3/22/2019, 12:00 AM until 3/24/2019, 11:59 PM (America/Buenos_Aires). COUNTRY/REGION Argentina


Commemorative activities are planned across Argentina to mark the country's National Day of Memory, Truth, and Justice on Sunday, March 24. Several civil society organizations have announced that the capital Buenos Aires will host a march from Plaza de Congreso to Plaza de Mayo on Sunday from 15:00 (local time). Additional demonstrations are expected in other metropolitan areas nationwide. Business closures and travel disruptions are to be expected in association with various commemorative activities, particularly from Friday, March 22, to March 24.


Argentina's National Day of Memory, Truth, and Justice is a public holiday which serves as an official remembrance of the victims of the Dirty War and the 1976 coup d'état that installed a military dictatorship lasting until 1983.


Individuals in Argentina are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all demonstrations as a precaution, anticipate disruptions to travel and business, and adhere to instructions issued by local authorities.


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