Two Chilans sentenced for 1974 torture of president's father

Nov 22, 2014

Two Chilans sentenced for 1974 torture of president's father

Two retired Chilean military officers were sentenced to prison Friday for the torture death of the father of President Michelle Bachelet. Judge Mario Carroza ordered Cols. Ramon Caceres Jorquera and Edgar Cevallos Jones to serve three years and two years, respectively, for the 1974 ...

Chilean officials say man died while handling bomb

Sep 26, 2014

Chilean officials say man died while handling bomb

A man handling a bomb died when the device exploded in downtown Santiago on Thursday, officials said, adding to a string of blasts in Chile’s capital. Prosecutor Claudio Orellana said the unknown young man “had been manipulating a homemade explosive artefact, and in those ...