Peron Remains to Be Put in New Mausoleum

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BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- The remains of former Argentine political strongman Juan Domingo Peron are to be reburied in a new mausoleum during a ceremony next week, organizers said Tuesday.

Leaders of the Peronist movement the populist politician founded 61 years ago will attend the ceremony.

The move of Peron's remains from a Buenos Aires cemetery to suburban San Vicente comes amid the run-up to next year's presidential election -- a traditional time for reinvoking the name and party ideals of the man who dominated Argentine political life of the last century.

President Nestor Kirchner was invited to attend the ceremony Oct. 17 and former Presidents Carlos Menem and Eduardo Duhalde, both members of the dominant Peronist party, were expected to be on hand.

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