The “semana tràgica” of Buenos Aires, 7-14 January 1919

From 7 to 14 January 1919, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, a devastating revolt took place, knownas Semana Tràgica, severely repressed, during which there was also a pogrom against Russian Jewish immigrants, accused of being Bolshevik agents. It all began with a strike at the Vesena metallurgical factory in Buenos Aires, a British-owned plant, where they … read more