Chile: 40th Anniversary of Pinochet’s coup

Posted on September 11, 2013 • Filed under: Chile reported Chile’s president called for national reconciliation Wednesday as the country, amid violent protests, marked the 40th anniversary of a coup that brought dictator Augusto Pinochet to power. “The time has come not to forget, but to overcome the traumas of the past,” Sebastian Pinera said in an address from the La Moneda presidential palace.
“The best legacy we can leave our children is a country reconciled and at peace,” he said as he led a ceremony honoring the victims of the September 11, 1973 overthrow of then-president Salvador Allende. Read Article

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