Tag: Presidents of Chile

Chile’s journalists union kicked out a powerful media mogul for taking CIA propaganda cash

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LIMA, Peru — The US government’s covert role in the brutal overthrow of President Salvador Allende — Chile’s 9/11 — is angering Chileans once again. Earlier this week, the national journalists association kicked out a prominent media mogul, Agustin Edwards. He is the 87-year-old owner and

Chile wants to get past espionage controversy w/ Peru, foreign minister says

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Chilean Foreign Minister Heraldo Muñoz on Monday expressed his desire to overcome the controversy with Peru regarding the case of alleged spying raised by that country and to strengthen the bilateral relationship, although he said that for now Chile’s ambassador

Why Allende had to die

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Forty years have passed since the Chilean president Salvador Allende died in La Moneda Palace in Santiago, attempting to defend himself with an AK-47 he had been given by Fidel Castro. Here, in a piece from the New Statesman published