The elected vice president of Argentina, Victoria Villaruel recognized for its campaign in favor of reviewing the memory structure of those who disappeared during the last dictatorship (1976-1983), it will have under its orbit starting December 10 the Defense and Security areas.
Due to her position as number two in the State, she will be the successor of Cristina Fernández as head of the Senate Argentine and will replace the president in case of illness, travel, death, resignation or dismissal, according to the Argentine Constitution.
The companion of the winning presidential candidate this Sunday Javier Miley in the formula of the far-right coalition La Libertad Avanza, she is a lawyer very close to the military sphere as she is the daughter of a lieutenant colonel, a veteran of the Falklands War. Eduardo Marcelo Villarruelalready deceased.
Furthermore, she is the niece of Ernesto Guillermo Villarruel, who was arrested in October 2015 by order of Judge Daniel Rafecas for crimes committed in a clandestine torture center during the dictatorship.
Defender of the idea that “it’s not 30,000”, In reference to the number of deaths and missing persons in the military regime, among his campaign proposals Villarruel has advanced that will increase the budget of the Defense and Security areas by 2% of GDP.