La Dama de Hierro: Latin American Media Reacts to the Death of Margaret Thatcher

Monday, April 8th, 2013


Below are selected headlines from Latin American media on the death of Margaret Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher Died, the "Iron Lady"
She passed away at age 87. The former British prime minister was a key figure during the Falklands War.
Full article from the Córdoba, Argentina based La Voz.

Margaret Thatcher: Her Life in Photos
She was the first women to accede to the highest post of the executive branch in Great Britain, and remained in front of Downing Street for three terms.
Full article from the Tucumán, Argentina based La Gaceta.

Margaret Thatcher Died, the "Iron Lady"
Margaret Thatcher died after a stroke at age 87. Known as the "Iron Lady," she was the only woman to reach the office of prime minister in Great Britain, she held it from 1979 to 1990.
Full article from the Lima, Peru based Terra.

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher Dies
The "Iron Lady," who ruled the United Kingdom between 1979 and 1990, died of a stroke at age 87. Her children said she "died in peace," reported her spokesperson Timothy Bell.
Full article from the Santa Cruz, Bolivia based El Deber.

United Kingdom and the World Mourn the Death of Margaret Thatcher
Leaders and governments around the world spoke out after the death of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, and expressed deep regret at the loss of the woman who took the reins of the United Kingdom for over a decade.
Full article from the Cali, Colombia based El Pais.

Margaret Thatcher Dies After a Stroke
Everyone knew her as "The Iron Lady." Focused the politics of her cabinet on economic issues and conducted neoliberal reform and privatization.
Full article from the Caracas, Venezuela based Venezolana de Televisión.

A Lady that Aroused Admiration and Hatred
Margaret Thatcher was the first woman in the UK to reach the highest office of power. She will be remembered as a conservative prime minister who transformed and divided the country.
Full article from the Montevideo, Uruguay based El Observador.