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TONI AGATINA MOTTA

News Organization: DAILY NEWS

Died: 1980

Location: ARGENTINA

Disappeared in November. An American citizen, she was a correspondent for her Rome-based newspaper, the Daily News. The details and circumstances of her death are unknown. 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.”