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'Dirty war' suspect faces trial in Spain

Mexico’s supreme Court has agreed in a landmark ruling to extradite to Spain one of Argentina’s most notorious torturers on charges of genocide and terrorism. Ricardo Cavallo was an officer at Argentina’s Naval Mechanics School (Esma), which was used as a clandestine torture centre during the country’s “Dirty War” between 1976 and 1983, under the dictatorship of former president Galtieri. The decision, late on Tuesday, marks a historic victory for Baltasar Garzon, the crusading Spanish magistrate who has campaigned for years for the extradition of Mr Cavallo. Full Story

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