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Pablo Piacentini (died 2017) was an Argentinian political scientist, journalist and activist. In 1964 he cofounded the Inter Press Service (IPS) with the Italian journalist Roberto Savio.


Life

Born in
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when he and Savio founded the Roman Press Service together in 1961. Roberto Savio
Pablo Piacentini has left us
''Other News'', March 2, 2017.
The Inter Press Service grew out of the Roman Press Service in 1964. Piacentini served the IPS in various capacities: as Editorial Director, Chief Editor, Director of the Economics Service and head of the IPS Columnist Service.Thalif Deen
Pablo Piacentini: a Visionary Far Ahead of his Time
Inter Press Service, June 15, 2019.
In 1974 Piacentini founded ''Tercer Mundo'', an intellectual left-wing Argentinian monthly.


Works

* ''Chile: una tragedia americana'', Buenos Aires: Ediciones de crisis, 1974 * 'Terror in Argentina', ''
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'', Vol. 6, Issue 2 (1977) pp.3-7 * (ed.) ''Story Earth: Native Voices on the Environment'', San Francisco: Mercury House, 1993


References

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