Augusto Pinochet

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Salon.com
Bill Maher “disgusted” by writers who denounced Charlie Hebdo: “You can’t be a prude at the nudist colony”which deposed democratically elected president Salvador Allende, who killed him
Bill Maher “disgusted” by writers who denounced Charlie Hebdo: “You can’t be a prude at the nudist colony”
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
which deposed democratically elected president Salvador Allende, who killed himself, and led to the arrival of the brutal Augusto Pinochet. (“Who’s this guy?” Ryder said of Kissinger. “Why isn’t he in jail?”) Ryder told the story by way of... Read more
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Pitchfork
Nicolas Jaar: Sirens Album Reviewa 1988 referendum on democracy in the country. In the referendum, on whether Ch
Nicolas Jaar: Sirens Album Review
Pitchfork / Posted 2 days ago
a 1988 referendum on democracy in the country. In the referendum, on whether Chile should continue to be ruled by General Augusto Pinochet, who had seized power about 15 years earlier, voting “no” was voting “yes” to democracy. But if, as Jaar... Read more
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BBC News
Chile lawmakers lift abortion ban introduced by Pinochetlaw. Despite being predominantly Catholic, Chile allowed abortion until 1989.
Chile lawmakers lift abortion ban introduced by Pinochet
BBC News / Posted 2 days ago
law. Despite being predominantly Catholic, Chile allowed abortion until 1989. But the practice was banned by General Augusto Pinochet in one of the last acts of his military government. "Incredible, the motion is passed," said the leader of... Read more
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NBC News
Through art, Orlando Letelier's son remembers Dad's killingChilean diplomat Orlando Letelier and his assistant, Ronnie Karpin Moffitt. Le
Through art, Orlando Letelier's son remembers Dad's killing
NBC News / Posted 7 days ago
Chilean diplomat Orlando Letelier and his assistant, Ronnie Karpin Moffitt. Letelier had been a vocal critic of Gen. Augusto Pinochet and his military dictatorship in Chile, and declassified documents show the U.S. had "convincing evidence"... Read more
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The Irish Times
Ex- EU official among names revealed in huge Bahamas documents leakappeared in numerous cases involving the seizure of dictators’ and politicians’
Ex- EU official among names revealed in huge Bahamas documents leak
The Irish Times / Posted 10 days ago
appeared in numerous cases involving the seizure of dictators’ and politicians’ money. The son of former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet used a Bahamian company, Meritor Investments Limited, to move $1.3 million to his father. Pinochet’s son,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
An American dictatorship? Yes, it could happento a shameless demagogue (Juan Peron), or cheered as the military marched in to
An American dictatorship? Yes, it could happen
Chicago Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
to a shameless demagogue (Juan Peron), or cheered as the military marched in to restore order (Francisco Franco or Augusto Pinochet). Often, the new dictator voiced the resentments of people left behind by an economic downturn. Invariably,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
40 years later: The murder of Orlando Letelierreveal who they think killed JonBenet Ramsey Letelier was a prominent opponent
40 years later: The murder of Orlando Letelier
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 days ago
reveal who they think killed JonBenet Ramsey Letelier was a prominent opponent of the military rule of Chilean Gen. Augusto Pinochet, who rose to power in a 1973 army coup that ousted and led to the death of democratically elected president,... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
IPS Marks 40th Anniversary of Letelier-Moffitt AssassinationWASHINGTON - On September 21, 1976, agents of Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet
IPS Marks 40th Anniversary of Letelier-Moffitt Assassination
CommonDreams.org / Posted 11 days ago
WASHINGTON - On September 21, 1976, agents of Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet carried out a brutal car bombing in the heart of the U.S. capital. Killed in the attack were two colleagues at the Institute for Policy Studies: Orlando Letelier, a... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Kyle Lawson Boswellhad another passion -- travel. At 18, he explored Chile by himself -- and this
Kyle Lawson Boswell
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
had another passion -- travel. At 18, he explored Chile by himself -- and this was during the torturous and deadly Augusto Pinochet dictatorship, he points out. A year later, he went to Egypt on his own. He would work different jobs in the... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Chile demonstrator's defiant stare goes viralcoup, which resulted in President Salvador Allende being overthrown, killed, an
Chile demonstrator's defiant stare goes viral
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 17 days ago
coup, which resulted in President Salvador Allende being overthrown, killed, and replaced with a military government led by Augusto Pinochet. The protesters were honoring the victims of the Pinochet regime -- the dictator was accused of ordering... Read more
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dna
September 11 in Chile: A personal account of torture and mass murderChile’s Constitutional government and the extent and depth of the torture regim
September 11 in Chile: A personal account of torture and mass murder
dna / Posted 17 days ago
Chile’s Constitutional government and the extent and depth of the torture regime that the leader of the coup, General Augusto Pinochet, implemented. Some years later, in 2007, Naomi Klein published The Shock Doctrine, The Rise of Disaster... Read more
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Reuters
Chile ad thanking military in dictatorship years causes stirstill divided by its political history. During the dictatorship, which began o
Chile ad thanking military in dictatorship years causes stir
Reuters / Posted 18 days ago
still divided by its political history. During the dictatorship, which began on Sept. 11, 1973 when military strongman Augusto Pinochet overthrew the elected socialist president Salvador Allende, an estimated 3,200 people were killed and 28,000... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
September 11the Prairie," starring Michael Landon as Charles Ingalls, makes its television
September 11
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 18 days ago
the Prairie," starring Michael Landon as Charles Ingalls, makes its television debut. 1973: A coup in Chile headed by Gen. Augusto Pinochet (pictured) topples the democratically elected President Salvador Allende. Pinochet exercised dictatorial... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Chile ad thanking military in dictatorship years causes stirstill divided by its political history. During the dictatorship, which began o
Chile ad thanking military in dictatorship years causes stir
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 18 days ago
still divided by its political history. During the dictatorship, which began on Sept. 11, 1973 when military strongman Augusto Pinochet overthrew the elected socialist president Salvador Allende, an estimated 3,200 people were killed and 28,000... Read more
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KECI Missoula
September 11the Prairie," starring Michael Landon as Charles Ingalls, makes its television
September 11
KECI Missoula / Posted 18 days ago
the Prairie," starring Michael Landon as Charles Ingalls, makes its television debut. 1973: A coup in Chile headed by Gen. Augusto Pinochet (pictured) topples the democratically elected President Salvador Allende. Pinochet exercised dictatorial... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
On this day: September 11the Prairie," starring Michael Landon as Charles Ingalls, makes its television
On this day: September 11
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 18 days ago
the Prairie," starring Michael Landon as Charles Ingalls, makes its television debut. 1973: A coup in Chile headed by Gen. Augusto Pinochet (pictured) topples the democratically elected President Salvador Allende. Pinochet exercised dictatorial... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
On this day: September 7Desmond Tutu, seen here in 2007, becomes the first black man to lead the Anglic
On this day: September 7
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 18 days ago
Desmond Tutu, seen here in 2007, becomes the first black man to lead the Anglican Church in South Africa. 1986: Gen. Augusto Pinochet, dictator and president of Chile, escapes an assassination attempt by the resistance group Frente Patriotico... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Seven police injured, 49 arrested in Chile coup commemorationserected barricades and clashed with police on the 43rd anniversary of the milit
Seven police injured, 49 arrested in Chile coup commemorations
News 24 South Africa / Posted 19 days ago
erected barricades and clashed with police on the 43rd anniversary of the military coup that brought Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet to power, the government said on Monday. The violence, which also included power outages, began on Sunday... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Clashes break out during march marking Chile coup anniversaryof the 1973 coup that left then-President Salvador Allende dead and ushered in
Clashes break out during march marking Chile coup anniversary
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 19 days ago
of the 1973 coup that left then-President Salvador Allende dead and ushered in the 17-year dictatorship of General Augusto Pinochet. Police used water cannons and fired tear gas at hooded protesters who threw rocks and bottles at police... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
The other Sep 11 that tore Chile apartto an end. On this day in 1973, socialist President Salvador Allende was overt
The other Sep 11 that tore Chile apart
Bdnews24.com / Posted 20 days ago
to an end. On this day in 1973, socialist President Salvador Allende was overthrown in a violent coup led by army chief Augusto Pinochet and backed by the United States. It ushered in more than 15 years of military dictatorship under Gen... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
September 11the Prairie," starring Michael Landon as Charles Ingalls, makes its television
September 11
KTXS Abilene / Posted 20 days ago
the Prairie," starring Michael Landon as Charles Ingalls, makes its television debut. 1973: A coup in Chile headed by Gen. Augusto Pinochet (pictured) topples the democratically elected President Salvador Allende. Pinochet exercised dictatorial... Read more
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KECI Missoula
September 11the Prairie," starring Michael Landon as Charles Ingalls, makes its television
September 11
KECI Missoula / Posted 20 days ago
the Prairie," starring Michael Landon as Charles Ingalls, makes its television debut. 1973: A coup in Chile headed by Gen. Augusto Pinochet (pictured) topples the democratically elected President Salvador Allende. Pinochet exercised dictatorial... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
September 11the Prairie," starring Michael Landon as Charles Ingalls, makes its television
September 11
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 20 days ago
the Prairie," starring Michael Landon as Charles Ingalls, makes its television debut. 1973: A coup in Chile headed by Gen. Augusto Pinochet (pictured) topples the democratically elected President Salvador Allende. Pinochet exercised dictatorial... Read more
3 related stories
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News Channel 12 New Bern
September 11the Prairie," starring Michael Landon as Charles Ingalls, makes its television
September 11
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 20 days ago
the Prairie," starring Michael Landon as Charles Ingalls, makes its television debut. 1973: A coup in Chile headed by Gen. Augusto Pinochet (pictured) topples the democratically elected President Salvador Allende. Pinochet exercised dictatorial... Read more
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Variety
Toronto: International Trailer For Fernando Guzzoni’s ‘Jesus’ [WATCH]Fernando Guzzoni’s fiction debut “Dog Flesh,” a portrait of a former torturer u
Toronto: International Trailer For Fernando Guzzoni’s ‘Jesus’ [WATCH]
Variety / Posted 23 days ago
Fernando Guzzoni’s fiction debut “Dog Flesh,” a portrait of a former torturer under Augusto Pinochet, won San Sebastian’s New Directors Prize in 2012, establishing Chile’s Guzzoni as a director to track from maybe the most-talked up of Latin American... Read more
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The Christian Post
Chile Moves to Legalize Abortion Despite 100,000 Opposition From Pro-Life Christiansthe baby is said to have "serious defects." The bill, which seeks to lift the
Chile Moves to Legalize Abortion Despite 100,000 Opposition From Pro-Life Christians
The Christian Post / Posted 24 days ago
the baby is said to have "serious defects." The bill, which seeks to lift the ban on abortion implemented by the regime of Augusto Pinochet in 1989, has been backed by President Michelle Bachelet and the Christian Democratic Party, which is part of... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
September 7Desmond Tutu, seen here in 2007, becomes the first black man to lead the Anglic
September 7
KTXS Abilene / Posted 24 days ago
Desmond Tutu, seen here in 2007, becomes the first black man to lead the Anglican Church in South Africa. 1986: Gen. Augusto Pinochet, dictator and president of Chile, escapes an assassination attempt by the resistance group Frente Patriotico... Read more
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KECI Missoula
September 7Desmond Tutu, seen here in 2007, becomes the first black man to lead the Anglic
September 7
KECI Missoula / Posted 24 days ago
Desmond Tutu, seen here in 2007, becomes the first black man to lead the Anglican Church in South Africa. 1986: Gen. Augusto Pinochet, dictator and president of Chile, escapes an assassination attempt by the resistance group Frente Patriotico... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
September 7Desmond Tutu, seen here in 2007, becomes the first black man to lead the Anglic
September 7
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 24 days ago
Desmond Tutu, seen here in 2007, becomes the first black man to lead the Anglican Church in South Africa. 1986: Gen. Augusto Pinochet, dictator and president of Chile, escapes an assassination attempt by the resistance group Frente Patriotico... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
September 7Desmond Tutu, seen here in 2007, becomes the first black man to lead the Anglic
September 7
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 24 days ago
Desmond Tutu, seen here in 2007, becomes the first black man to lead the Anglican Church in South Africa. 1986: Gen. Augusto Pinochet, dictator and president of Chile, escapes an assassination attempt by the resistance group Frente Patriotico... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Venezuelan journalist charged after anti-Maduro protestliving in Chile holds up a sign that reads in Spanish "The vote ousted Pinocho,
Venezuelan journalist charged after anti-Maduro protest
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 25 days ago
living in Chile holds up a sign that reads in Spanish "The vote ousted Pinocho," referring to Chile's late dictator Gen. Augusto Pinochet, "Now Maduro," during a protest against the government of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro in Santiago,... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Telluride: Pablo Larrain Reveals Glimpses of His New Jackie O Moviehis country’s political history — “I do believe every movie is political,” he s
Telluride: Pablo Larrain Reveals Glimpses of His New Jackie O Movie
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 26 days ago
his country’s political history — “I do believe every movie is political,” he said — and in particular the era of General Augusto Pinochet, the dictator who ruled Chile from 1973 to the late 1990s, although Larrain’s new film takes place before... Read more
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BBC News
Dilma Rousseff's downfall: Betrayal yes, but no coupwere brutal, inhuman regimes led by men with notorious reputations for violence
Dilma Rousseff's downfall: Betrayal yes, but no coup
BBC News / Posted 27 days ago
were brutal, inhuman regimes led by men with notorious reputations for violence and suppressing opposition - Augusto Pinochet in Chile, Alfredo Stroessner in Paraguay, Jorge Rafael Videla in Argentina and so on. One of the great... Read more
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The Washington Times
5 Myths about American foreign policythe overthrow and killing of democratically elected President Salvador Allende
5 Myths about American foreign policy
The Washington Times / Posted 29 days ago
the overthrow and killing of democratically elected President Salvador Allende in favor of the murderous dictator Augusto Pinochet. From 1976-1983, we encouraged military dictatorship in Argentina featuring grisly human rights violations... Read more

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