Relatives of Mario Armando Toconas, crew member of the missing ARA San Juan submarine, hug outside the navy base in Mar del Plata, Argentina. (AP Photo/Marina Devo)
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Dozens of relatives of the 44 crew members of an Argentine submarine that went missing on November 15 marched from a naval base on Sunday, demanding to know what happened and criticizing the government's response to the tragedy.Holding posters with photos of the crew and chanting "Search and Rescue!" the family members walked away from a naval base in Mar del Plata, following a press conference during which the navy said the submarine had still not been located.Spokesman Enrique Balbi said on Thursday the navy had abandoned hope of rescuing the crew alive, noting the ARA San Juan had air supplies for a week while 15 days had passed since it last reported its position.
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