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  1. News - World - CHILE

    Former Chilean president Bachelet returns to torture centre

    Posted Sep 12th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Santiago Bachelet moved by torture centre visit The former Chilean president Michelle Bachelet nearly broke down while visiting the detention and torture centre where ... held at Villa Grimaldi were not tortured, but instead hypnotised during interrogation. The former Dina chief has been in prison since 1995, when he was sentenced for the 1976 car bombing ...

  2. News - World - CHILE

    Chile president Michelle Bachelet vows a ‘different and fairer’ nation

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 09:14pm by MCT

    ... was deposed by Pinochet and who committed suicide on the day of the coup, while Bachelet's father was an air force officer who was tortured by the Pinochet regime and died in custody. "I ...

  3. News - World - CHILE

    Curtains for cadres as Chile closes luxury jail of Pinochet’s henchmen

    Posted Sep 27th 2013, 12:21pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Santiago Military chiefs convicted of torture and murder during dictatorship to lose their cushy lifestyle Chile’s president to close luxury Cordillera jail ... courts, barbecues and a pool. The Cordillera prison, located on an army base, offers the officers jailed for killings, torture and other abuses during General Augusto Pinochet’s 1973-90 ...

  4. News - World - CHILE

    Chile remembers victims 40 years after Pinochet’s brutal military coup

    Posted Sep 12th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Santiago Widow of poet tortured and murdered recalls horror of military takeover 40 years ago as she fights to bring husband's killers before a court Pain of Pinochet ... accusing him of torture, extrajudicial killing and crimes against humanity. It is not the only quest for justice in Chile dating back to the dark days after General Augusto Pinochet's 1973 ...

  5. News - World - CHILE

    Michelle Bachelet wins 73pc of votes in Chilean presidential election primary

    Posted Jul 02nd 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... of the demand for education that is free, dignified and of quality for every child." Bachelet, 61, was tortured during the Augusto Pinochet dictatorship that held power from 1973 to 1990. ...

  6. News - World - CHILE

    Chileans march to remember Pinochet victims

    Posted Sep 10th 2012, 04:16pm by Agence France-Presse in Santiago

    ... people, and another 37,000 people were imprisoned and tortured during the general’s 17-year rule, according to human rights organisations. Pinochet died in 2006 without ever having been convicted ...

  7. News - World - CHILE

    Declassified papers show Pinochet tried to 'cling on to power' in 1988

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 11:05am by Associated Press in Santiago

    ... tortured and killed thousands more. Loyalists however, saw the general as a fatherly figure who oversaw Chile’s growth to economic prosperity and kept it from becoming a failed socialist state. He ...



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