Augusto Pinochet

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KPBS San Diego
#NPRreads: Take A Leisurely Trip Through These Four Stories This Weekendforce attacked the sitting president, Salvador Allende, a democratically-electe
#NPRreads: Take A Leisurely Trip Through These Four Stories This Weekend
KPBS San Diego / Posted 15 hours ago
force attacked the sitting president, Salvador Allende, a democratically-elected Marxist. The coup was successful, and Gen. Augusto Pinochet ruled the country in a totalitarian dictatorship until democracy was restored in 1990. In neighboring... Read more
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Daily Mail
Soviets worried Watergate would be excuse to wreck USSR relationshim from office or causing a coup. On September 1, 1973, Allende was killed in
Soviets worried Watergate would be excuse to wreck USSR relations
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
him from office or causing a coup. On September 1, 1973, Allende was killed in a coup launched by army Commander-in-Chief Augusto Pinochet, sparking decades of dispute over the CIA's role in his ousting. But the newly released documents offer no... Read more
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The Morning Call
CIA releases thousands of previously classified briefings given to Presidents Nixon and Fordfrom office or fomenting a coup. On Sept. 1, 1973, Allende was killed during a
CIA releases thousands of previously classified briefings given to Presidents Nixon and Ford
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
from office or fomenting a coup. On Sept. 1, 1973, Allende was killed during a coup launched by army Commander-in-Chief Augusto Pinochet, setting off decades of bitter dispute over the role the CIA played in his overthrow. Though the daily... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
CIA releases thousands of previously classified briefings given to Presidents Nixon and Fordfrom office or fomenting a coup. On Sept. 1, 1973, Allende was killed during a
CIA releases thousands of previously classified briefings given to Presidents Nixon and Ford
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
from office or fomenting a coup. On Sept. 1, 1973, Allende was killed during a coup launched by army Commander-in-Chief Augusto Pinochet, setting off decades of bitter dispute over the role the CIA played in his overthrow. Though the daily... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
CIA releases thousands of previously classified briefings to Presidents Nixon and Fordfrom office or fomenting a coup. On Sept. 1, 1973, Allende was killed during a
CIA releases thousands of previously classified briefings to Presidents Nixon and Ford
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
from office or fomenting a coup. On Sept. 1, 1973, Allende was killed during a coup launched by army Commander-in-Chief Augusto Pinochet, setting off decades of bitter dispute over the role the CIA played in his overthrow. Though the daily... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Chileans step up pension reform demands with nationwide protestsprovide better retirement benefits. Under the current system, which was starte
Chileans step up pension reform demands with nationwide protests
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
provide better retirement benefits. Under the current system, which was started in the 1980s during the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet, six private pension funds, known as AFPs, manage some US$160 billion in assets. Opponents of Chile's... Read more
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DW
Protesters demand reforms to Chile's private pension system |held in other cities. Protesters waved Chilean flags and banners calling for t
Protesters demand reforms to Chile's private pension system |
DW / Posted 6 days ago
held in other cities. Protesters waved Chilean flags and banners calling for the current system, set up by late dictator Augusto Pinochet in the 1980s, to be dismantled. The huge turnout for Sunday's protests follows similar recent marches,... Read more
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Daily Mail
General Pinochet's widow 'swindled millions'become a vehicle to buy, sell and rent properties. Officials from CEMA Chile h
General Pinochet's widow 'swindled millions'
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
become a vehicle to buy, sell and rent properties. Officials from CEMA Chile have so far refused to comment. General Augusto Pinochet ruled Chile from 1973 to 1990 after gaining power during a military coup that saw President Salvador Allende... Read more
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Variety
Celina Murga, Alejandro Fernandez Almendras, Aly Muritiba Set For San Sebastian’s 5th Co-Prod ForumBringing to justice the on-the-run Paul Schafer, a pederast head of Colonia Dig
Celina Murga, Alejandro Fernandez Almendras, Aly Muritiba Set For San Sebastian’s 5th Co-Prod Forum
Variety / Posted 10 days ago
Bringing to justice the on-the-run Paul Schafer, a pederast head of Colonia Dignidad, a Chilean torture centre under Augusto Pinochet. “This ever riskier crusade will alter her life forever,” Almendras added. “Azor,” a fiction feature, from... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The West's Favored Autocratsthe Cold War and has always been more important than political freedoms. Those
The West's Favored Autocrats
Op-Ed News / Posted 11 days ago
the Cold War and has always been more important than political freedoms. Those who act this way, such as Chile under Augusto Pinochet or Argentina under its brutal regime of military rule, get a free pass when they suppress democracy and... Read more
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NBC News
Chilean Paulina García Premieres in U.S. in Critics' Fave 'Little Men'originally went to college with hopes of becoming a therapist or a lawyer. "Be
Chilean Paulina García Premieres in U.S. in Critics' Fave 'Little Men'
NBC News / Posted 15 days ago
originally went to college with hopes of becoming a therapist or a lawyer. "Being an actress in those days, during the (Augusto Pinochet) dictatorship, was really out there, almost a dangerous idea," she recalled. "But when I was 20, I decided... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Chile's privatized social security system, beloved by U.S. conservatives, is falling apartpension benefits have fallen well below what was initially promised when the sy
Chile's privatized social security system, beloved by U.S. conservatives, is falling apart
Los Angeles Times / Posted 15 days ago
pension benefits have fallen well below what was initially promised when the system was created in 1981, under dictator Augusto Pinochet. That promise was that pensions would provide 70% of a worker’s final wages at work; the real figure is 38%,... Read more
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Salon.com
Plutocrats make it clear: Capitalism trumps democracy — why some free-marketeers actually like dictatorskinds of dictatorships, and appear to yearn for a return to feudalism. Goodman
Plutocrats make it clear: Capitalism trumps democracy — why some free-marketeers actually like dictators
Salon.com / Posted 16 days ago
kinds of dictatorships, and appear to yearn for a return to feudalism. Goodman actually cited the far-right tyranny of Augusto Pinochet as another positive example. “Under a rather harsh dictatorship, Chile emerged as the richest country in... Read more
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Reuters
Bachelet's pension reforms to cost state $1.5 billion per year: governmenta dignified old age for all Chileans. Chile's private pension system was start
Bachelet's pension reforms to cost state $1.5 billion per year: government
Reuters / Posted 17 days ago
a dignified old age for all Chileans. Chile's private pension system was started in the 1980s during the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet. The six private pension funds, known as AFPs, manage some $160 billion in assets. Bachelet's government... Read more
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DW
Chile pushes unpopular pension reform |bang on pots and pans!)," organizers tweeted. Chile's system of private pensio
Chile pushes unpopular pension reform |
DW / Posted 17 days ago
bang on pots and pans!)," organizers tweeted. Chile's system of private pensions has roots in the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet. In 1981 the military ruler imposed the private system for most workers though he excluded the armed forces,... Read more
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Reuters
Chile's Bachelet proposes pension reforms amid criticisma public pension fund to give workers an alternative to the private system star
Chile's Bachelet proposes pension reforms amid criticism
Reuters / Posted 17 days ago
a public pension fund to give workers an alternative to the private system started in the 1980s during the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet. Opponents of the AFPs plan to hold a protest on Wednesday. (Reporting by Antonio de La Jara; Writing By... Read more
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TheBull
10 powerful womenis the only woman leader now in power in Latin America. A former opposition le
10 powerful women
TheBull / Posted 19 days ago
is the only woman leader now in power in Latin America. A former opposition leader who was tortured under the regime of Augusto Pinochet, she was also the region's first woman defence minister before serving as president of Chile from January... Read more
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PhysOrg
Chile nixes Facebook, Twitter campaign bans after outcryrevolutionized election campaigning around the world by giving politicians dire
Chile nixes Facebook, Twitter campaign bans after outcry
PhysOrg / Posted 23 days ago
revolutionized election campaigning around the world by giving politicians direct, instantaneous and free access to the masses.Chile's new electoral law, passed last year, replaced ones dating back to the Augusto Pinochet dictatorship (1973... Read more
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dna
Chile nixes Facebook, Twitter campaign bans after outcryrevolutionised election campaigning around the world by giving politicians dire
Chile nixes Facebook, Twitter campaign bans after outcry
dna / Posted 23 days ago
revolutionised election campaigning around the world by giving politicians direct, instantaneous and free access to the masses. Chile's new electoral law, passed in 2015, replaced ones dating back to the Augusto Pinochet dictatorship (1973... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Chile nixes Facebook, Twitter campaign bans after outcryrevolutionized election campaigning around the world by giving politicians dire
Chile nixes Facebook, Twitter campaign bans after outcry
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 24 days ago
revolutionized election campaigning around the world by giving politicians direct, instantaneous and free access to the masses. Chile's new electoral law, passed last year, replaced ones dating back to the Augusto Pinochet dictatorship (1973-1... Read more
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News.com.au
The site of a bizarre cult and torture chamber in Chile is a hit with touriststo escape and news of the terrible conditions inside the colony began to leak.
The site of a bizarre cult and torture chamber in Chile is a hit with tourists
News.com.au / Posted 25 days ago
to escape and news of the terrible conditions inside the colony began to leak. But the 1973 military coup that saw General Augusto Pinochet seize power in Chile also gave Colonia Dignidad a new, and still terrible, purpose. ‘A STATE WITHIN THE... Read more

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