A minister from Rodríguez Larreta paid homage to Hebe de Bonafini: "It was a symbol of struggle"
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And sentenced: “That trajectory is bigger than any political difference. I’ll take that.”



After knowing the death of Bonafini, 93 years old, the messages of the local and international political leadership did not wait.

Alberto Fernandezin his official account he shared a photo with Hebe with an exciting message: “With the departure of Hebe de Bonafini we lost a tireless fighter. Demanding truth and justice together with the Mothers and Grandmothers, he faced the genocidal when collective common sense was going in another direction. With great affection and sincere regret, I bid you farewell. Farewell Hebe.”

One of the first Peronist governors to speak out about it was Ricardo Quintela, from La Rioja. “We have to say goodbye to Hebe de Bonafini that Mother of Plaza de Mayo who maintained for many years the fight for Memory, Truth and Justice. We will remember her for her tireless struggle, for the defense of human rights and for her request for Nunca Más. We accompany her entire family, ”she tweeted just 10 minutes after the confirmation of CFK.

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Meanwhile, the presidential spokeswoman Gabriela Cerrutticontributed the message of the President of the Nation Alberto Fernández, after the death of Hebe de Bonafini.

“The President of the Nation bids farewell with deep pain and respect to Hebe de Bonafini, Mother of Plaza de Mayo and tireless fighter for human rights. The government decrees 3 days of national mourning and pays tribute to Hebe, her memory and her struggle.

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The elected president of Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silvaexpressed his “sadness” over the death of Bonafini, and stated that “his struggle and perseverance continue to be an example for those who believe in a more democratic world.”

“I received with sadness the news of the death of Hebe de Bonafini, leader of the Mothers of Plaza de Mayo, Argentina,” Lula said on his Twitter account.

He added that “Hebe dedicated her life to the fight for memory and justice. A defender of human rights, she helped create one of the most important democratic movements in Latin America.”

“Hebe was kidnapped and two children disappeared during the dictatorship in Argentina. With other mothers and relatives of victims of State (terrorism), she led silent marches for peace and justice,” he added.

And he sentenced: “His struggle and perseverance continue to be an example for those who believe in a more democratic world.”

For his part, the former president of Bolivia, Evo Morales, he specified: “Very sad and dismayed by the departure of Sister Hebe de Bonafini, historic, highly respected and beloved president of the Mothers of Plaza de Mayo. Her tireless and incorruptible fight against dictatorships for memory, truth and justice is an example for the new generations ”.

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