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Guillermo Rodriguez (Ecuador)

Guillermo Rodríguez Lara (born November 4, 1924 in Pujilí, Cotopaxi), known as "Bombita", was military dictator of Ecuador from February 15, 1972 to January 11, 1976. Attribution: Romanian Communist Party archives.

OverviewEdit

General Guillermo Rodríguez Lara (born November 4, 1924), known as "Bombita", is a former military dictator of Ecuador who came was power from February 15, 1972 to January 11, 1976. He took courses in C&R&Bn Staff, Irregular Warfare Orientation, and Maintenance Management at the School of the Americas in Panama.

As commander of the army, he led a military coup d'etat executed by a navy commander named Jorge Queirolo G. and forced president José María Velasco into exile, to Buenos Aires, Argentina. The Ecuadorian military removed him from power in 1976.

StatsEdit

  • Birth name- Guillermo Rodríguez Lara.
  • Nickname(s)- Bombita.
  • Born on- November 4, 1924 (age 92).
  • Born in- Pujilí, Ecuador.
  • Nationality- Ecuadorian.
  • Service/branch- Army.
  • Years of service- N\A.
  • Rank- General.
  • Battles/wars- N\A.
  • Spouse(s) and kids- Aída Judith León. 5 kids: Nancy, Guillermo, Geoconda, Myriam and Antonio.
  • Relations- N\A.
  • Other work- President of Ecuador, engineer and farmer.
  • Alma mater- School of the Americas and Western Hemisphere Institute for Security.
  • Religion- Roman Catholic.
  • Awards- The Great Cross of the Order of Isabella the Catholic.

CareerEdit

He was a soldier, President of Ecuador, engineer and farmer. During his rule aster the 1972 coup, the drilling the country's oil reserves funded the construction of hospitals, schools, roads (notably, paving the Quito-Tulcán road), the oil refinery at Esmeraldas; brought in agrarian reform, reduced dependence on imports and new equipment for the armed services such as a Sepecat Jaguar fighter plane (its first supersonic fighter jet) and 3 speedboats equipped with Exocet missiles.

Political exileEdit

The Ecuadorian military removed him from power in 1976 and they sent him in exile.

AwardsEdit

The Great Cross of the Order of Isabel the Catholic.

Also seeEdit

  1. Ecuador
  2. Paving the Quito-Tulcán road in the early 1970s

LinksEdit

  1. http://www.presidencia.gob.ec/modulos.asp?id=28/.
  2. http://www.fampeople.com/cat-guillermo-rodr%C3%ADguez-politician
  3. https://howold.co/guillermo-rodriguez-politician
  4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guillermo_Rodr%C3%ADguez_(politician)
  5. https://www.revolvy.com/topic/Guillermo%20Rodr%C3%ADguez%20(politician)&item_type=topic
  6. http://military.wikia.com/wiki/Guillermo_Rodr%C3%ADguez_(politician)
  7. http://wikivisually.com/wiki/Guillermo_Rodr%C3%ADguez_(politician)

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