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Civil Rights Movement - We Are All Very Equal

After a legacy of discrimination and segregation that the Afro-descendant population of the United States suffered for decades, a series of civil initiatives raised awareness of how essential rights were being violated. Thus, in the decades of the 1950s and 1960s, this country experienced complex situations in which tension were the order of the day.

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Argentine Dictatorship

Between 1976 and 1983, Argentina had a military government that established a regime in which, in addition to the control of power, there was also rape, torture and disappearances against the civilian population. There was also censorship, a conflict with Great Britain over possession of the Falkland Islands, and a serious situation that undermined the public’s spirit.

Cuban Revolution

In 1959, an insurgent commando led by Fidel Castro took power on the island of Cuba, overthrowing the regime of Fulgencio Batista. From that moment, the Cuban nation began its development linked to communism in principle and then to a socialist model that is currently in force. This has been one of the most remembered social processes of the 20th and 21st century, which divided the history of that country and the continent in two.

Chilean Dictatorship

On September 11, 1973, a military command took over the facilities of the Palacio de la Moneda in Santiago, overthrowing President Salvador Allende. Under the tutelage of General Augusto Pinochet, Chile begins a life of 17 years of dictatorship in which there was censorship, curfews, exiles, missing civilians and a dirty war.