Chile

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The Chilean government on Thursday recognized for the first time that Nobel-prize winning poet and leftist diplomat Pablo Neruda may have been murdered by the regime of Augusto Pinochet, following the U.S.-backed coup that led to Pinochet's rise to power in 1973. Chile's Interior Ministry made the statement in response to a ministry document...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Orlando Letelier (L) and Ronni Karpen Moffitt (R). (Photos courtesy of Museum of Memory and Human Rights and Moffitt family/cc)
Loved ones have long charged that U.S.-backed dictator Augusto Pinochet had a...
Common Dreams staff
A tsunami warning has been lifted in Chile, but the country is still assessing...

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Hyperbolic supporters of Israel charge a Palestinian soccer team in Chile is “fomenting terrorist intent” with their new uniforms, which ingeniously replace the number 1 with the map of Israel, aka Palestine. Chile's Jewish community has demanded the shirts be banned and the team apologize for "using the sport to lie and hate.” But Deportivo Palestino, founded in 1920 by Palestinian immigrants to Chile who now number over 300,000, cites the hypocrisy of such indignation in light of Israel's...
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