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Augusto José Ramón Pinochet Ugarte, more commonly known as Augusto Pinochet (Spanish pronunciation: [auˈɣusto pinoˈtʃet]),[note 1] (25 November 1915 – 10 December 2006) was...

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  • Vatican dismisses claim that John Paul II ignored Catholic ...

      Blog Source: www.rawstory.com | 2 hours ago
    The pontiff credited with helping to bring down Communism in Eastern Europe was accused of backing right-wing dictators in Latin America including Augusto Pinochet in Chile during the Cold War. At the same time, the Vatican cracked down ...
  • 2014 Contenders: I Lived on Butterfly Hill, by Marjorie ...

      Blog Source: abouttomock.blogspot.com | 2 hours ago
    The background events are more or less based on Chile's actual history, in which a leftist president (Salvador Allende) was overthrown by a brutal dictator (Augusto Pinochet), who was, in time, succeeded by a restored democracy, which ...
  • CineSIPA | CUNAHJ

      Blog Source: cunahj.com | 2 hours ago
    About the movie: In 1988, Chilean military dictator Augusto Pinochet, due to international pressure, is forced to call a plebiscite on his presidency. The country will vote YES or NO to Pinochet extending his rule for another eight years.
  • Quote of the Day – Counting Cats in Zanzibar

      Blog Source: www.countingcats.com | 2 hours ago
    Characteristically, he went on a “literary strike” in 1975 to protest at the rule of Augusto Pinochet in Chile (fair enough I suppose) and promising not to write another word until Pinochet was removed from power. Unfortunately, Pinochet was a ..
  • Watch these Movies About Other Cultures and Learn

      Blog Source: filmschoolrejects.com | 2 hours ago
    Starring Gael García Bernal, No follows René, a successful commercial advertiser in Chile, after he is asked to work with the political “no” committee on their advertising mission against the re-election of General Augusto Pinochet in 1988.
  • Chile's Bachelet sends Congress promised electoral reform ...

      Blog Source: lacreport.com | 2 hours ago
    Augusto Pinochet's regime, effectively guarantees that the two biggest party coalitions dominate Congress, with neither having a large majority. It also almost always assures that independents are underrepresented. Although the government ...
  • “Death and the Maiden” a Masterpiece in Little Theater ...

      Blog Source: www.fearlessandloathing.com | 2 hours ago
    The play centers around Paulina (Erin Amlicke '15), a woman who believes that the doctor Roberto Miranda (Ali Bianchi '14), tortured her during Augusto Pinochet's regime. Gerardo Escobar (Anthony Watkins '14), a prominent lawyer in
  • '30 for 30 Soccer Stories: Maradona '86 and The Opposition .....

      Blog Source: www.popmatters.com | 2 hours ago
    Caszély and teammate Leonardo Véliz recall what followed, specifically, Augusto Pinochet's use of the National Stadium to detain and torture some 40,000 political prisoners. The film here interviews a couple of survivors of that detention, ..
  • Is Chile about to end Pinochet's total ban on abortion? : ...

      Blog Source: www.mileschile.cl | 5 days ago
    Michelle Bachelet, a socialist pediatrician who recently won re-election as Chile's president after four years running the United Nations Women initiative, has vowed to revise the national abortion ban imposed by General Augusto Pinochet in .
  • You can't turn the page of a book that is still burning. | ...

      Blog Source: graphicarts.princeton.edu | 5 days ago
    September 11, 2013, marked the 40th anniversary of the Chilean military coup led by Augusto Pinochet (1915-2006), which overthrew the socialist President Salvador Allende (1908-1973). Three of the many posters that commemorated the ...


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