February 12, 2010
He was convicted of the murder of two opposition supporters, whose bodies were found in recent years, and of the disappearance of nine others.
[efoods]Bordaberry, now 81, was elected in 1971 and dissolved Congress two years later with the backing of the military.
He is currently under house arrest and suffering from ill health.
Thousands of people disappeared during Uruguay’s repressive military rule which finally ended in 1985.