Paraguay Requests General Oviedo’s Extradition from Argentina

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Wednesday, September 1, 1999
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
15
Issue: 
9
364-365
Abstract: 
On August 4, 1999, the Paraguayan Government formally requested the extradition from Argentina of Lino Viedo, a retired army general accused of planning the murder, in March 1998, of Paraguay’s Vice President, Luis Maria Argana. However, Argentina already has granted General Oviedo political asylum and rejected an earlier request for his arrest,... [more]