Aden Tedla

1977-83: Mothers of Plaza de Mayo Protest Disapearnces in Argentina

A history of the Mothers of Plaza de Mayo. A group of Mothers whose children had been killed and disappeared by the Argentinian government.

1944: El Salvador General Strike Brings Down Dictatorship

In 1944 El Salvadoran Dictator General Maximiliano Hernández Martínez had successfully crushed several armed revolts. But a General strike eventually forced him from power.

1961-62: Dominican General Strike Ends Dictatorship

In the aftermath of the assassination of the Dictator Trujillo a general strike was initiated to oust his remaining cronies.