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    those things they have done in crimes against humanity. Humanity can judge them for what they did against us all.” Augusto Pinochet was a Chilean general, politician and the military ruler of Chile between 1973 to 1990. He remained the Commander-in-Chief of the Chilean Army until 1998. Augusto Pinochet was born on November 25, 1995 and passed away on December 10, 2006. Throughout the major events, effects on society and turning points in Pinochet’s life demonstrates how his dictatorship will be remembered. Augusto Pinochet assumed power in Chile following a United States-backed on September 11, 1973 that overthrew the democratically elected socialist Unidad Popular government of…

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    Augusto Pinochet Arrests

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    This paper is going to discuss the Chilean Dictator Augusto Pinochet in regards of his series of arrests and the various issues that arose in light of the offenses that he had committed while being in power. It is mainly going to focus on how Pinochet, in accordance to the privileges and the protection offered by the Heads of State Immunity Immunity provisions, was relieved from arrest and/or persecution of foreign jurisdiction for as long as being active in office. This is because International…

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    perfection existed in one of the most unexpected forms; Augusto Pinochet’s dictatorship. A perfect dictatorship is a dictatorship that functions as one, but allows the countries citizens to believe that they have a say politically (elections). It allows for the people to believe that the dictator has the bests interests of the people and…

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    Manuel Contreras, who headed Chile's intelligence service, Dina, during the rule of Augusto Pinochet in the 1970s and 80s, has died aged 86. Dozens of people gathered at the military hospital in Santiago where he was being treated to celebrate. He had been serving a sentence of more than 500 years for human rights abuses. Victims' families say Dina was behind more than half the cases of murder, disappearance and torture under the Pinochet government. Contreras was one of the main architects of…

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    divorce of her parents.” (McCann) “Isabel Allende, daughter of Francisca Llona Barros and Tomás Allende and niece of former Chilean president Salvador Allende Gossens, was born in Lima, Peru, where her father was serving as a diplomat. When she was three years old, her parents divorced and her mother took her home to Santiago, Chile.” (Stone) Isabel Allende, former journalist and a Chilean a writer, comes from an important Chilean political family. “The daughter of a cousin of Chilean president…

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    extraction was to be carried out * DINA established the “Brigada Ciudana” a branch of the DINA composed of civilians who work for the DINA as informers (Kornbluh 187) * Established the “Brigada Exterior” composed of DINA operatives who conduct intelligence operations in foreign countries (Kornbluh 187) * Elimination of Revolitionary Left Movement (Ensalaco 69) * Assassination of important figures of opposition The Elimination of front-runners against Pinochet * Elimination…

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    through an exhaustive analysis, the authoritarianism of these regimes requires a comparison. Expansion of the similarities and the differences between Mubarak and Pinochet will provide a deeper understanding of the flexibility of autocracy. Egypt and Chile are an ocean apart, literally and figuratively. The regions differ greatly in nearly all facets such as origins, geography, language, social beliefs, and countless more. Examining a Middle Eastern authoritarianism and a Latin American…

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    This term can be applied to the United States, as they deliberately impeded on the democratic process in both Chile and Argentina in order to stifle communist influence and promote liberalism. They maintained the military coups of Pinochet and The Process of National Reorganization and made sure that they were supported through economic and military aid. Opposition to the regimes were stifled and often eliminated in secret and not so secret operations, and the American government made sure that…

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    The movie, Allende en Su Labertino (Allende and His Maze), was written by the Chilean film director and writer, Miguel Littin. Littin was born in the 1940s, was a supporter of Salvador Allende’s regime, and was exiled soon after the assassination of Allende during the rise in power of dictator Augusto Pinochet in Chile during his military coup of the country. Littin is also known for his other films, such as one relevant to this same historical subject is Dawson Isla 10 from 2009 which was a…

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    in Latin America. Chile was not always atop of the list in South America through-out the early 70’s socialist president Salvador Allende, whose government witnessed super inflation reaching up to 140% per year, left Chileans at the bottom of production fully impoverished and high levels of unemployment and poverty. Allende whose government applied protectionist principles resulting in high barriers to trade, therefore lacking foreign-trade, and falling GDP was a detriment to the state’s economy.…

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