Turkish digital platform removes the movie
Turkey PurgeTurkish digital platform removes the movie 'No' from lineup as presidential referendum nearsTurkey PurgeTurkish digital platform Digitürk has removed the movie “No,” which tells the story of a plebiscite in Chile in 1988 on the removal of dictator Augusto Pinochet, from its lineup as Turkey campaigns for votes in an April 16 referendum on constitutional ...and more »
Posted on 19 February 2017 | 8:54 pm
Ministro Arce califica de desafortunadas las
El Pais en lineaMinistro Arce califica de desafortunadas las comparaciones de Insulza entre Pinochet y EvoEl Pais en lineaEl titular de Justicia dijo que hay que recordarle a Insulza, que Augusto Pinochet fue uno de los dictadores más sangrientos que tuvo la región, quien alentado por Estados Unidos y los planes de seguridad nacional propiciaron a los gobiernos ...Arce: Comparación de Insulza es desafortunadaDiario Pagina Sieteall 2 news articles »
Posted on 19 February 2017 | 11:51 am
Activist roots reach all the way from Chile
Ames TribuneActivist roots reach all the way from Chile to AmesAmes TribuneShe grew up in Santiago, Chile, under the rule of President Augusto Pinochet, a totalitarian dictator determined to flatten any liberal opposition no matter the means. Hundreds of thousands were arrested — many of them tortured. Some dissenters simply ...
Posted on 18 February 2017 | 8:13 pm
FAST FACTS: What is active non-violence? -
RapplerFAST FACTS: What is active non-violence?RapplerCreative, peaceful movements also brought down oppressive regimes in Latin America in the 1980s, like in Chile where civil resistance and on-ground campaigns led to the end of President Augusto Pinochet's 16-year military rule through a national ...and more »
Posted on 17 February 2017 | 11:32 pm
Bolivia's Evo Morales Slams Chile For
teleSUR EnglishBolivia's Evo Morales Slams Chile For Pinochet-Era ConstitutionteleSUR EnglishThe current Chilean Constitution was ratified on Sept. 11, 1980, under the dictatorship of Chilean President Augusto Pinochet, a military general officially described as “the most violent and criminal ruler" in Chile's history. Under Pinochet's rule ...
Posted on 17 February 2017 | 3:50 pm
Chile's Lagos criticizes Venezuela's
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Former Chilean President Ricardo Lagos is joining more than two dozen other ex-leaders in urging greater respect for human rights in Venezuela.
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 1:34 pm
Uruguayan leftist writer Eduardo Galeano
Uruguayan writer Eduardo Galeano, an icon of the Latin American left who chronicled the region's injustices in a career that spanned decades and crossed genres, died Monday at age 74. Galeano, whose 1971 essay "Open Veins of Latin America" is considered by many leftists to be the seminal history of the region, was hospitalized last week in the Uruguayan capital Montevideo, said officials at the ...
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 1:08 pm
Samuel J. Buffone, D.C. lawyer in major
Mr. Buffone obtained multimillion-dollar settlements for the Navajo Nation and victims of Pinochet.
Posted on 11 April 2015 | 3:38 pm
BDO Clarification of News Article regarding
(Source: BDO Unibank Inc) 25 October 2007 Via EDGE 23 March 2015 PHILIPPINE STOCK EXCHANGE, INC. Tower One and Exchange Plaza Ayala Triangle, Ayala Avenue Makati City Attention: Ms. Janet A. Encarnacion Head, Disclosure Department Ms....
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 4:14 am
Chilean Photographer Captures Brooklyn's
Chilean photographer Sergio Purtell immigrated to Ohio in the early '70s in the wake of Augusto Pinochet's CIA-backed coup d'etat. In the early '80s he moved from Ohio to Manhattan, where he was working at his commercial photography studio in Tribeca on the morning of 9/11. In an interview last week, Purtell told us that both the Chilean coup and the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001 ...
Posted on 7 April 2015 | 1:37 pm
Thank God we have the right-wing press to
No Conservative leader would ever speak alongside such a creature. Margaret Thatcher, for example, only befriended people such as General Augusto Pinochet, who murdered thousands regardless of whether they were Jews or Gentiles, because if there was one ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 5:24 am
Outrage over decision to let Chilean navy
Following Chilean dictator general Augusto Pinochet’s military coup in 1973 the Esmeralda was used as an “interrogation centre”. Refugees have dubbed it a “torture ship” – and are organising a protest for this Saturday (details below).
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 2:47 am
James Bright and Fernanda Brendefur
Dr. Fernanda Brendefur: I was born in Santiago, Chile. I was the only child, but my early years were during the regime of [then-dictator] Augusto Pinochet and my father was an avid supporter of [former President] Salvador Allende. Those times were...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
9 former jails with surprising second lives
Cultural Park of Valparaiso (Chile) A jail in Chile's beloved port city used to detain political prisoners during the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet, Valparaiso Prison closed in 1999 and re-opened in 2013 as the Cultural Park of Valparaiso. Chilean ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 12:23 pm
Emma Watson's toughest role is playing a nun
Inglorious Bastards' actor Daniel Brühl, 37, plays Lena's husband Daniel who is taken by General Augusto Pinochet's secret police, DINA. And Emma hopes the role will be the final ''push'' that will rid her of her Hogwarts persona. A source shared ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 2:50 am
'Operation Condor' trial begins in Buenos
Argentina began a long-awaited human rights trial Tuesday focused on Operation Condor, the 1970s conspiracy launched by Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet to enlist South America's dictators in a combined effort to leave no refuge for their leftist cri
Posted on 5 March 2013 | 9:53 am
Report: Chile's Pinochet wanted anti-vote
Newly published U.S. documents indicate that Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet sought to use military force to annul the referendum portrayed in the Oscar-nominated film "NO" that ended his brutal regime. The plan was rejected by his fellow genera
Posted on 23 February 2013 | 9:52 am
Academy shows love for 'Amour' with 5 Oscar
Hollywood's movie elite sent their love to "Amour" on Thursday, giving director Michael Haneke's searing portrait of old age five Academy Award nominations including best foreign film and — unexpectedly — best picture.
Posted on 10 January 2013 | 5:58 am
Chile reporters hit with break-ins after
Three Chilean reporters investigating human rights violations during the dictatorship of Gen. Augusto Pinochet have had break-ins at their homes over just a few days, press groups say.
Posted on 18 December 2012 | 2:18 pm
Chile's 9-11 toll: 1 dead officer, 255
A long night of violence marking the anniversary of Chile's 1973 coup ended with unsettling results Wednesday: one officer dead and 26 wounded, and 255 people arrested, including 83 children.
Posted on 11 September 2012 | 11:44 am