World / Crime & Legal Jul 17, 2018

Ex-Pinochet colonel captured in Argentina

Argentina says it has captured a former Chilean army colonel convicted of committing crimes against humanity during the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet. Sergio Francisco Jara Arancibia was "one of Chile's most wanted fugitives over murders committed in 1973," Argentina's ministry of security and the nation ...


Film / Reviews Sep 3, 2014


by Giovanni Fazio

In 1988, Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet, who came to power in a bloody coup in 1973, decided to hold a national referendum — a simple yes or no vote — on whether he should extend his rule by eight years. It was supposed to ...

U.S. role in aiding Pinochet

Books / Reviews Oct 12, 2013

U.S. role in aiding Pinochet

by John Kampfner

To bomb or not to bomb? That is the question that has been exercising self-proclaimed liberal interventionists over the past two decades, from Bosnia to Syria. The argument that divides public opinion across the Western world is how far military means can be used ...