Chile

The Chilean 'model'

Michael Moffit
September 2013

'The coup in Chile would somehow be extraordinarily important in my life' wrote Michael Moffit days after the assassination of his wife Ronni and his friend Orlando.

International Call Cumbre de los Pueblos 2013

January 2013

Between the 26th and 28th of January 2013, the CELAC Summit (EU-LAC) will be held in Santiago, Chile. A Peoples Summit will be held in parallel from 25-27th of January.

Transcript of Orlando Letelier's Speech at the Felt Forum

Orlando Letelier
September 2012

Transcript of Orlando Letelier's Speech at the Felt Forum, Madison Square Garden on September 10, 1976. The same day that he was deprived of his Chilean nationality by decree. 

TNI marks 35th anniversary of assassination of Orlando Letelier

TNI
September 2011

35 years ago, on 21 September 1976 Orlando Letelier, former TNI Director, was killed by a car bomb in Washington DC. TNI remembers his life.

Assassination on Embassy Row: 34 years later

October 2010

Remembering Orlando Letelier and Ronni Moffitt 34 years after their assassination by Chile's secret police.

Drug Law Reform in Chile

January 2010

Chile is progressively reforming its drug laws, especially under Michelle Bachelet’s new administration. These proposals recognise that there is a growing international tendency to view drug policy in a new lens, one that is based upon health considerations and empirical research. Recent proposals include reassessing the categorisation of cannabis as a Class A drug and implementing regulations regarding the quantities that would be allowed for personal use.

Riggs Bank Case

TNI
November 2005

The Riggs Bank played a dubious role role in hiding Pinochet's ill-gotten gains.

Riggs Bank to pay millions to Pinochet victims: Press Releasefrom Spanish Legal Team

TNI
February 2005

The legal team responsible for the private and popular accusation against Pinochet and others before the National Court of Spain for genocide, terrorism, concealment of assets and money laundering.

Chilean Judge Charges Pinochet in Rights Case

Ignacio Badal
December 2004

A Chilean judge formally charged Augusto Pinochet with homicide and kidnapping in one of many pending cases related to human rights abuses committed during his 17-year rule, and ordered house arrest for the former dictator.

Pinochet indicted for murder

December 2004

A Chilean judge indicted former dictator Augusto Pinochet to stand trial for murder and kidnappings carried out under his 1973-1990 iron rule.

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