Luisa Cuesta

Uruguayan human rights activist

Maria Luisa Cuesta Vila (26 May 1920 Soriano - 21 November 2018 Montevideo[1]) was a Uruguayan acitivist who fought for human rights. She put her life in finding the missing prisoners during the time of Uruguayan military dictatorship. Her son Nebio Melo Cuesta also was gone during that period and is still missing today.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 ElPais. "Falleció Luisa Cuesta, referente de los derechos humanos en Uruguay". Diario EL PAIS Uruguay (in Spanish). Retrieved 2020-03-10.