CIA: “Pinochet personally ordered” Letelier bombing

23 September 2016 — National Security Archive

U.S. gives documents to Chilean President Bachelet on 40th anniversary

 National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book No. 560

Washington D.C., September 23, 2016 – A CIA special intelligence assessment in 1987 concluded that Chilean General Augusto Pinochet ordered an “act of state terrorism” on the streets of Washington, D.C., that took the lives of former Chilean diplomat Orlando Letelier, and his 25-year-old colleague, Ronni Moffitt, forty years ago this week. 

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SECRET CIA REPORT: Pinochet “Personally Ordered” Washington Car-Bombing

9 October 2015 — National Security Archive

SECRET CIA REPORT: Pinochet “Personally Ordered” Washington Car-Bombing

PRESIDENT REAGAN INFORMED THAT PINOCHET’s ROLE WAS “a blatant example of a chief of state’s direct involvement in an act of state terrorism”

National Security Archive Seeks Declassification of CIA Assessment in the Letelier-Moffitt Assassinations

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National Security Archive 31 July 2015: Los Quemados: Chile’s Pinochet Covered up Human Rights Atrocity

31 July 2015 — National Security Archive

Los Quemados: Chile’s Pinochet Covered up Human Rights Atrocity

Chilean Dictator Rejected Police Report Identifying Army Units which Burned Alive Teenage Protesters in 1986

Declassified Documents Could Provide Evidence in long-awaited Prosecution for Murder of Washington D.C. Resident Rodrigo Rojas, Burning of Carmen Quintana
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And For Everything Else…

2 February 2015 — The Wolf Report: Nonconfidential analysis for the anti-investor

…there’s Mastercard.  The Telegraph is reporting that Greece’s Finance Ministry has hired the investment banking group Lazard to advise it on issues of debt and fiscal policy.

Those of you who are old enough will remember  Allende bringing into his cabinet three senior military officers.  These officers were co-opted in order to placate the bourgeoisie after their counterrevolutionary attempt at a nationwide lockout  had  been defeated by the spontaneous and self-organized resistance of the Chilean workers.

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