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Old 08-07-2017, 05:07 AM
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Death of Queen Maxima's Father, Jorge Zorreguieta: August 8, 2017

"Queen Maxima is in Argentina on a private visit for only 24 hours. Her father, 89-year-old Jorge Zorreguieta, is allegedly in the Fundaleu-Hospital.

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Old 08-07-2017, 09:51 PM
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apparently maxima's dad is not at all well this time.
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I'm so sorry to hear that Maxima's father is not doing well. He & his family will be in my prayers.
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Old 08-08-2017, 07:16 AM
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Is it just Queen Maxima is in Argentina or did any of her children accompany her?
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Is there more information about the state of health of Máxima's father?
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Old 08-08-2017, 10:13 AM
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Maxima is back in Argentina today to visit her father..
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Old 08-08-2017, 04:35 PM
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The Queen accompanied by her mother and her brothers visit her father

http://caras.perfil.com/wp-content/u.../04_maxima.jpg

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Queen Maxima's father Jorge Zorreguieta passes away: 8 August 2017

My condolences to Queen Maxima, upon the [just reported] death of her Father. May he rest in Peace.
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Old 08-08-2017, 07:35 PM
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Queen Maxima's father Jorge Zorreguieta passes away: 8 August 2017

According to argentinian media, Jorge Zorreguieta has died aged 89.
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According to argentinian media, Jorge Zorreguieta has died aged 89.
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https://www.clarin.com/sociedad/muri...B1QiB2Pw-.html
Murió Jorge Zorreguieta, el padre de Máxima | perfil

Communication RVD on behalf of Queen Máxima and King Willem-Alexander: Jorge Horacio Zorreguieta passed away
https://www.koninklijkhuis.nl/actuee...ieta-overleden
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My condolences to Maxima and her family. I'm sure she's thankful she got to see him right before he passed.
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My condolences to Maxima and her family.
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What a sad news!!.RIP
My condolences to the queen & her family.
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Sad news. I am sure he will be missed dearly by his family. Condolences to not only Max and the kids but the extended family
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Old 08-09-2017, 04:29 AM
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My condolences to Queen Maxima and her whole family.


http://caras.perfil.com/wp-content/u...8/DSC_3167.jpg

Máxima se refugia en su madre tras la muerte de Jorge Zorreguieta - Caras

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How was Jorge Zorreguieta percieved in Argentina these past years? Did he ever face legal investigation for the role in played in Videla's mass murders?
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Old 08-09-2017, 05:34 AM
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Neither in Argentina nor in the Netherlands attempts to prosecute Jorge Horacio Zorreguieta were succesful. He was seen as a technocrat leading the Department of Agriculture during the military junta. Crimes and misdemeanours under the military junta could not be linked to Máxima's father in person so any attempt for prosecution faced the problem: whát was the exact crime the father had to be prosecuted for?

If the crime was; "he worked for the state during the military junta", then this would apply to all the staff of the tax revenue service, the state schools, the public transportation, the air traffic control, the state energy company, etc. There needs to be link between a specific crime and an accused. This was not apparent in the case of the late Jorge Zorreguieta.

There were attempts by Argentinean human rights groups because in a Food Safety Agency (which was subordinate to the Department of Agriculture) there were "disappearances" (read: the Junta picked up opponents). Jorge Zorreguieta, at that moment a minister in Buenos Aires, denied he knew anything about those disappearances in said Food Safety Agency: that he was at the top of the Department did not mean he knew in detail what happened at all the departmental agencies and services in Argentina: there was a division between the military junta and the state administration. The activists trying to get "big fish Jorge" (after all father of the Dutch Queen) prosecuted failed in building a factual case which showed any relationship between these "disappearances" and Jorge Zorreguieta.
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My condolences to his loved ones.
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How sad for Queen Maxima and her family,may he rest in peace.
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