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OSCAR OSVALDO BARROS

News Organization: CRISIS

Died: 1976

Location: ARGENTINA

Disappeared along with his wife, Lucina Alvarez de Barros, on May 7. He was a poet and author as well as a journalist. During the military regime of 1976 to 1983, thousands of Argentines, including journalists, were imprisoned, tortured and killed without trial. Many have never been found; they are called "the disappeared ones."