Will Uruguayan Ex-general’s Immunity Be Lifted for Covering up Murders?

While still on active duty, the general concealed the confession of two murders by former Lieutenant Colonel José Nino Gavazzo. Following his suspension, he founded a party and became a senator.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The immunity of Guido Manini Ríos, former Chief of the Armed Forces and dishonorably discharged by Uruguay's then President Tabaré Vázquez, who is to take office as Senator on March 1st, is to be lifted.

The reason: During his tenure, the retired general had concealed from justice and the government for over a year the confession of two murders by former Lieutenant Colonel José Nino Gavazzo. Following his suspension, he founded . . .

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