White daisies bloom in Uruguay’s streets, in memory of dictatorship missing

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By Lucinda Elliott MONTEVIDEO (Reuters) -In Uruguay’s cities and towns, paintings of white daisies, each with a missing petal, have appeared on walls and at windows in recent weeks, in memory of the people who went missing during the country’s military dictatorship that began 50 years ago. Tens of thousands took the streets of the Uruguayan capital on Saturday evening in a “March of Silence” to remember those who were forcibly disappeared by the state, both in Uruguay and in neighboring Argentina, during a wave of military rule in the region. “This movement will not disappear, it is part of al…

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