Peter Kornbluh

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Nearly 40 years after the violent military coup in which he perished, the remains of former Chilean President Salvador Allende will be exhumed in Santiago on Monday under the supervision of an investigating magistrate and a team of forensic experts.

The exhumation is part of an attempt to determine once and for all whether the democratically elected Socialist president was killed by the Chilean air force jets and troops that bombed and assaulted his presidential palace or if, as most witnesses concur, Allende took his own life.

The formal judicial inquiry surrounding the exhumation carries significance far beyond simply solving the mystery of Allende’s death on Sept.…  Seguir leyendo »

In the trial of Luis Posada Carriles, which began this week in El Paso, U.S. prosecutors will for the first time publicly present evidence of the anti-Castro militant’s long career of political violence. But although the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency has identified Posada as «a danger to both the community and national security of the United States,» and his case is being handled by the Justice Department’s counter-terrorism division, he is not being prosecuted as a terrorist. Instead, Posada is charged only with immigration fraud as well as several counts of perjury relating to his role in a series of 1997 hotel bombings in Havana.…  Seguir leyendo »