Pinochet

Did Chile recover its democracy?

Anne Kass As many US citizens as possible should travel to, read about or otherwise educate themselves about Chile. It is a country that was decimated by a right-wing, neo-liberal “government” albeit not an elected government. Pinochet took control via…

Unsealed documents show Pinochet ‘directly’ involved in Capitol Hill assassinations

Orlando Letelier and Ronni Karpen Moffitt became ‘symbols of the broader human rights catastrophe of the Pinochet dictatorship’ by Sarah Lazare, staff writer for Common Dreams Loved ones have long charged that U.S.-backed dictator Augusto Pinochet had a direct hand…

Declassified documents reveal the British Foreign Office’s support for Pinochet’s “Other 9/11” Coup

According to research carried out by Grace Livingstone for The Guardian, declassified documents show intense concern from the public about the violations of human rights taking place in Chile after the 1973 coup. However “British diplomats reserved their harshest criticism…