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Was Chile’s Dictator Also a Drug Trafficker?

Was Chile’s Dictator Also a Drug Trafficker?

(Q24N) A Chilean newspaper has suggested nearly 3,000 classified US documents contain information linking former dictator Augusto Pinochet to drug trafficking, a somewhat questionable claim given the legacy of his iron rule. Chilean news outlet El Ciudadano reports it solicited 2,984 pages of documents in 2015 from the US Department of Justice under the Freedom […]

Children Stolen by Chilean Dictatorship Finally Come to Light

Children Stolen by Chilean Dictatorship Finally Come to Light

QCOSTARIA (IPS) – The suspicion that babies of people detained and disappeared during Chile’s 1973-1990 dictatorship were stolen is growing stronger in Chile, a country that up to now has not paid much attention to the phenomenon. “There has always been a suspicion that something similar to what happened in Argentina also occurred in Chile, […]

Smugglers Moving Dominicans From Bolivia to Chile

Smugglers Moving Dominicans From Bolivia to Chile

LATIN AMERICA NEWS – Authorities in Bolivia have identified a network of Peruvian coyotes dedicated to smuggling Dominicans into Chile, highlighting how economic changes have spurred the development of new migration patterns and accompanying criminal networks. According to the attorney general of Bolivia’s Oruro province, Orlando Riveros, a network of Peruvian coyotes operates in Oruro. […]

Chile faces reconstruction after series of earthquakes

Chile faces reconstruction after series of earthquakes

(Infosurhoy) IQUIQUE, Chile – A new, powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake hit northern Chile late during the night of April 2, a day after an 8.2-magnitude earthquake prompted the government to issue tsunami alerts and evacuate 972,457 people along the entire Chilean coast. The earthquake on April 2 was part of more than 200 aftershocks, forcing the […]

Final Preparations Arranged for Great Social March in Chile

Final Preparations Arranged for Great Social March in Chile

Santiago de Chile – More than 40 Chilean organizations arranged today the final preparations for the march of all marches, which will go next Saturday through arterial roads of this capital to claim countless demands, especially a constitutional reform. We are movements, groups, and federations which for the first time in the history of the […]

Chile: From stray dogs to guards

Chile: From stray dogs to guards

SANTIAGO, Chile – Just a few months ago, a stray dog named Jimmy was in such poor health he was on the verge of dying in the municipality of Maipú in western Santiago. However, thanks to a program in the municipality, Jimmy – a mix of St. Bernard and Akita – and 11 other dogs […]