In December 2004 one of the events that marked the Argentina: the tragedy of Cro-Magnon. That night 194 people died from a fire while the rock band played street and now survivors and relatives have come together to unlock the project to expropriate the premises and create a space for memory as approved by the Chamber of Senators.

The proposal had 60 votes in favor and one against and thus it was made official that the property located in Bartholomew Miter 3038/78 where the Cro-Magnon Republic bowling alley operated, will be used for “the creation of a space dedicated to the memory of what happened on December 30, 2004» after 17 years of the project being stopped due to lack of support.

«The expropriation is the only way to ensure that there is nothing else in Cromañón than a space for memory. This is a historic moment for the whole of society, represented by senators and senators, who have the opportunity to pay off a debt to an entire generation. In short, a debt to society as a whole”, highlighted the relatives and survivors in a document read during the special session.

What will they do in Cro-Magnon?

In addition to the fact that the Cromañón building is now owned by the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, the project contemplates that there be a «permanent sample» that reflects «the history of what happened there». In addition, they point out that there should be cultural and informative activities in this regard to preserve the validity of the event.

“Faced with such a massacre, for which both businessmen and public officials were convicted of bribery, it is the State that must guarantee the reparatory instances. And among these instances, it is essential that the Collective Memory be guaranteed, “the authors affirmed in their already sanctioned project, according to Télam.

Today the building belongs to the company «New Zarelux» whose owner is rafael levywho was also at the time of the fire, and was returned in October 2018. It should be noted that this person was arrested for having allowed more people than allowed to enter the bowling alley with smoke flares in a closed place that caused the incident .

Source: Elintransigente

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