Raúl Alberto Lastiri

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Person.png Raúl Alberto Lastiri  Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
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BornRaúl Alberto Lastiri
Buenos Aires
Died1978-12-11 (Age 63)
Buenos Aires

Employment.png President of Argentina

In office
July 13, 1973 - October 11, 1973
Succeeded byJuan Perón

Raúl Alberto Lastiri was an Argentinian politician.


Raúl Alberto Lastiri's brief tenure marked a turn towards right-wing policies and factions within the Peronist Party. His father-in-law, José López Rega, a P2 member and the creator of the paramilitary organization Triple A, was confirmed as Minister of Social Welfare. Alberto Juan Vignes replaced Puig in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Benito Llambí took over from Esteban Righi as Minister of Interior. In spite of this, Argentine foreign policy kept a Third World orientation; for example, in August 1973, Argentina granted Cuba a 200 million US$ loan to buy machinery and cars.


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