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Chile's presidential palace basement was Pinochet's torture chamber

Chile's presidential palace basement was Pinochet's torture ch...

Just how many people opposed to the Augusto Pinochet dictatorship passed through these dark cells is unknown. Prisoners collectively called them "The Hole," and its survivors supposed it was somewhere underground in Santiago. But now that ... EFE, 5 days ago

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Video 4:09 How the Chilean people brought down Pinochet

General Pinochet's 15-year military rule of Chile was characterised by repression, torture and disappearances. But on 5 October 1988, in an unprecedented referendum, a majority of Chileans voted for a change in government. In the weeks before the ...
 BBC1 week ago

Putin and Pinochet and other world leaders who jail opponents

The comment caught many Americans off-guard. And it sounded disappointingly familiar to those living under authoritarian regimes. To start, here's what Trump said: "I hate to say it, but if I win, I am going to instruct my attorney general to get ...
 CNN1 week ago These leaders jailed the opposition  CNN1 week ago

Bachelet chokes up recalling father's death at hands of Pinochet regime

Santiago Chilean President Michelle Bachelet became emotional on Friday as she recalled how her father, an air force general, was tortured to death under the 1973-1990 Augusto Pinochet dictatorship. The head of state spoke at a ceremony to ...
 Fox News Latino2 weeks ago
Latin American Herald Tribune

Pinochet's widow under investigation on suspicion of swindling millions

Prosecutors accuse Lucia Hiriart of siphoning funds from sales of government properties through the NGO she ran to pay off Pinochet's living expenses Lucia Hiriart, the widow of Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet, is under investigation for allegedly ...
 The Guardian3 weeks ago Communist lawmakers file suit against Pinochet widow for fraud  EFE2 months ago Widow of Pinochet is accused of money laundering  News.am2 months ago Chile's Communist Lawmakers File Suit against Pinochet Widow for Fraud  Latin American Herald Tribune2 months ago

Multiple Choice by Alejandro Zambra review choose your own Chilean misadventure

The reader constructs his or her own stories about Pinochet's regime from this unconventional, playful, interactive text As a child I spent an enormous amount of time hunched over Fighting Fantasy books, flipping back and forth each time the text ...
 The Guardian2 weeks ago

In Memoriam of Orlando Letelier: How the US Helped to Kill Pinochet Rival

Victor Figeuroa Clark, a Chilean historian and author ofthe book Salvador Allende: Revolutionary Democrat, joined Radio Sputnik's Brian Becker totalk aboutthe events ofthat time. According toClark, Letelier was assassinated because he was an ...
 Sputnik4 weeks ago

Chile to receive more declassified docs 40 years after Letelier assassination

Chile is to receive more U.S. declassified documents this week that could clarify the extent of Augusto Pinochet's role in the 1976 murder of a key exiled adversary, a former foreign minister who was assassinated in the most notorious instance of ...
 EFE1 month ago

The day that Chile's Augusto Pinochet turned his sights on Washington DC

EN ESPAÑOL El día en que Pinochet atentó en Washington Orlando Letelier, a Chilean politician who served under Salvador Allende, was assassinated in Washington DC on September 21, 1976, exactly 40 years ago today. A car bomb went off in ...
 El País1 month ago

Chilean tortured under Pinochet breaks silence in new film

Carlos Weber, a Chilean journalist jailed and tortured in the hours following the Sept. 11, 1973, coup that brought Augusto Pinochet to power, opens up about the experience in a new documentary by Puerto Rican filmmaker Arleen Cruz-Alicea. Weber, ...
 EFE1 month ago
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