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Chile: 3 more charged in Victor Jara murder

This undated file photo released by the Victor Jara Foundation shows Chilean folk singer Victor Jara, who was killed in the opening days of the dictatorship of Gen. Augusto Pinochet. AP

Chile charged three more people on Wednesday in the murder of folk singer Victor Jara during the country’s 1973 military coup.

Posted: September 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Legacy of Pinochet questioned 40 years after coup

In this Sept. 11, 1973 file photo, a boy pushes a bicycle across a deserted street as an army tank moves towards La Moneda presidential palace during a coup against President Salvador Allende's government, after which Gen. Augusto Pinochet seized power, in Santiago, Chile. AP

Forty years after the coup that toppled Salvador Allende and brought the dictator Augusto Pinochet to power, Chile remains a country ill at ease with itself.

Posted: September 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Law bans hit list of gov’t enemies


The military is now prohibited from issuing a hit list—officially called “order of battle”—with the enactment of a law against enforced disappearances, Malacañang said on Saturday.

Posted: December 23rd, 2012 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »