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Australia detains nanny over alleged Pinochet-era crimes

Feb 20, 2019 - 5:18 PM

Adriana Elcira Rivas Gonzalez, 66, is detained on Tuesday, February 19

PINOCHET-ERA CRIMES. A supporter of Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet holds a portrait of him during a demo on the 30th anniversary of the plebiscite that ended his rule in Santiago on October 5, 2018. File photo by Claudio Reyes/AFP

Chile jails 6 Pinochet agents for murder of ex-president

Jan 31, 2019 - 8:41 AM

The Chilean judge hands down the verdict after a 15-year investigation during which Frei's body was twice exhumed for forensic examination

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Pablo Neruda death probe finds cancer didn't kill him

Oct 21, 2017 - 11:49 AM

Neruda died in 1973 at a clinic in Santiago where he was being treated for prostate cancer

NERUDA DEATH. Rodolfo Reyes, grandson of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, addresses a press conference in Santiago on October 20,2017 after a group of 16 international experts convened by the Chilean judiciary concluded that the poet and Nobel Prize laureate Pablo Neruda did not die of cancer as was established on his death certificate shortly after the 1973 military coup. Photo by Leo Oyarzo/AFP

[OPINION] Investigating Duterte: Pinochet and Nuremberg as precedents

Oct 05, 2017 - 10:00 PM

Perpetrators of horrendous crimes are considered enemies of humanity, and can be tried and punished anywhere in the world by virtue of the principle of universal jurisdiction

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Burying a dictator: How other countries did it

Sep 07, 2016 - 12:00 PM

UPDATED Many countries have struggled with reconciling a dictator’s burial with their history

Why Marcos’ final resting place matters

Aug 31, 2016 - 9:00 AM

History is a powerful force President Duterte cannot dismiss

Leader of Chile's 'Death Caravan' dies

Mar 10, 2016 - 12:39 AM

Sergio Arellano Stark the leader of the so called Caravan of Death that executed opponents of Pinochet s 1973 coup dies at age 94 in a nursing home

MILF returns weapons, Binay allies, Tubbataha damage | The wRap

Feb 18, 2015 - 8:03 PM

MILF returns 16 firearms seized from the SAF Senators say the Vice President’s allies may be liable for money laundering The United States pays the Philippines for Tubbataha reef damages

Pablo Neruda's remains to head home after 'poison' probe

Feb 18, 2015 - 9:19 AM

Authorities long said the poet died aged 69 in 1973 of prostate cancer but his former driver in 2011 said that Neruda could have been poisoned and asked the court to investigate

Pablo Neruda during a Library of Congress recording session, 20 June 1966. Photo courtesy of the US Library of Congress

Shocked Chile searches for answers on bombings

Sep 11, 2014 - 9:41 AM

Anarchists? Radicalized students? Ultraconservatives? The range of theories spans the political spectrum in this country still deeply divided by its 1973 military coup and 17 year dictatorship

Chilean police personnel from a bomb disposal unit arrive at the Escuela Militar subway station in Santiago on September 8, 2014. Sergio Pina/AFP

Chile marks 40th anniversary of Pinochet coup

Sep 12, 2013 - 9:56 AM

Unrest erupted overnight in and around the capital Santiago ahead of commemorations marking the September 11 1973 overthrow of then president Salvador Allende

REMEMBER SEPTEMBER 11. Lighted candles outside Londres 38 (one of the main centers of torture during the Chilean dictatorship by Augusto Pinochet), in Santiago, Chile, on 11 September 2013. EPA/Mario Ruiz

Work under way for exhuming poet Neruda's remains

Apr 08, 2013 - 11:58 AM

Experts started work on opening the tomb of Chilean Nobel prize winning poet Pablo Neruda to determine if he died of cancer or was poisoned

DIED OF CANCER, OR KILLED? Pablo Neruda during a Library of Congress recording session, 20 June 1966. Photo courtesy of the US Library of Congress. http://www.loc.gov/pictures/resource/cph.3a49112/

Chilean poet Neruda to be exhumed next month

Mar 05, 2013 - 6:56 AM

Pablo Neruda s remains will be exhumed next month to determine if the Nobel prize winning poet died of cancer as commonly believed or was killed by agents serving Augusto Pinochet a judge said Monday

DIED OF CANCER, OR KILLED? Pablo Neruda during a Library of Congress recording session, 20 June 1966. Photo courtesy of the US Library of Congress. http://www.loc.gov/pictures/resource/cph.3a49112/

Did poet Pablo Neruda die from cancer or poison?

Feb 09, 2013 - 4:26 PM

A Chilean judge has ordered the remains of poet and Nobel laureate Pablo Neruda exhumed in a probe into whether he died of cancer as commonly believed or was killed by agents serving Augusto Pinochet