Tag: Santiago

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

Peru withdraws ambassador to Chile in espionage row

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LIMA: Peru announced on Saturday it has withdrawn its ambassador in Santiago to protest alleged espionage by Chile. Relations soured between the two countries late last month after Peru claimed Chile paid three members of the Peruvian navy to spy

The CIA’s cute first tweet can’t cover its bloody tracks

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In the latest CIA coup, America’s leading spooks have sent the Twittersphere into a frenzy with their chucklesome debut on social media: “We can neither confirm nor deny that this is our first tweet.” How droll! More than a quarter

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