Wednesday, 15 January 2014

SANTIAGO DE CHILE, DISPATCH

Welcome to Santiago de Chile. Pictured here the Palacio de la Moneda. It was here that on September 11, 1973, a U.S.-supported military coup d’etat against democratically elected socialist president Salvador Allende took place. What followed was 17 years of dictatorship, repression, and “stability” under general Augusto Pinochet, whose rule ended only in 1990.

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http://blogs.guggenheim.org/map/dispatch-chile/

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