Attempts by Argentine and Brazilian agents to detain two Argentine women at the border



This report explains the attempts by numerous Argentine and Brazilian agents to arrest two Argentine women in the Brazilian city of Uruguaiana bordering Argentina. Although the names are crossed out, it is possible to tell from the dates and mentioned places that the cases refer to Cristina Fiori (whose name has not been crossed out towards the end of the document) and Margarita Mengol. Fiori was detained in an operation by several Uruguayan civil police agents and one Argentine police officer on 17th November. While Mengol was arrested on 27th November, before being able to travel to Spain, where she was a national. The report states that the police delegate in Uruguiana confirmed that there was proof that the operation on 17th November was apparently “illegal”. There is no signature.