Thursday, September 11, 2008

Chilean coup of 1973

Today according to Australian Eastern Standard Time when this item was posted
1973: President Salvador Allende's democratically elected Marxist government in Chile was toppled by a coup led by CIA-backed General Augusto Pinochet. Allende lost his life in the events, while Pinochet notoriously went on to a career of mass murder and torture, causing many thousands of Chileans to flee the country ...

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