Chile: Violence increases due to Mapuche conflict, anti-terrorism law enacted

Posted on January 5, 2013 • Filed under: Chile, Corruption, Latin America Indigenous Issues, Politics, Terrorism, TRAVEL

A new and violent arson attack perpetrated yesterday in La Araucanía Chile ended with the death of a well-known local businessman and his wife, prompting the immediate reaction of President Sebastián Piñera to enact anti-terrorism law and order dreaded an unprecedented police enforcement in the area. The incident occurred at dawn on the farm Lumahue Vilcún the commune, when about 20 masked men attacked the house of Werner Luchsinger, 75, and his wife, Vivian MacKay. Read Article

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