Argentina war crimes suspect arrested in Uruguay

Col. Alberto Julio Candiotti, a former Argentinian military officer who was wanted for crimes committed during the country’s 1976-1983 “Dirty War,” was arrested May 23 in Montevideo, Uruguay. Information for the whereabouts of the 68-year-old, who was residing in the city with his wife, was valued at 100,000 pesos (USD $20,000). The former officer was arrested by Uruguay’s National Police. Authorities are currently uncertain whether Candiotti sneaked into the country or falsified documents to gain admittance.

From Jurist, May 26. Used with permission.