Chile

US Wants to Question Pinochet About Bombing

Frank Davies
November 1998

High-level US officials are discussing a possible extradition request to bring Augusto Pinochet, the former Chilean strongman now held in London, to the United States to face questions the terrorist attack that killed Orlando Letelier and Ronni Moffitt.

Bomb Survivors Push US on Pinochet

Kevin Galbin
October 1998

Survivors of a Chilean diplomat and his American aide who were assassinated in Washington by agents of former dictator Pinochet's government are urging the Clinton administration to reopen an investigation of Pinochet's involvement in the attack.

Pinochet Response by US Faulted

Mark Matthews
October 1998

The Clinton administration's noncommittal reaction to the arrest in Britain of Chile's former dictator Augusto Pinochet has baffled and angered human rights activists.

Dictatorships and Double Standards

Jim Lobe
October 1998

Since former Chilean dictator Gen. Augusto Pinochet was put under house arrest in London, the US administration has acted as if it had no conceivable interest in the ex-dictator's fate.

Human Rights Watch Urges US to Get Involved in Pinochet Case

Human Rights Watch
October 1998

Human Rights Watch today urged the United States government to publicly support and promote the extradition of former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet to Spain.

Clinton Pressed to Cooperate on Pinochet Extradition

Jim Lobe
October 1998

A group of US congressmen want Clinton to hand over classified US material to Judge Baltasar Garzón relating to Pinochet's alleged role in 'international terrorism' in Latin America and elsewhere.

Members of Congress Call on Clinton to Release Key Information on General Pinochet to Spanish Judge

TNI
October 1998

It is our understanding that the United States has materials and other critical information that will help link Pinochet directly to acts of international terrorism.

Now the World Will Know the Truth

Francisco Letelier
October 1998

Pinochet: Slick public relations, lies and diplomatic immunity in the end could not save the dictator from justice.

Spain's Firebrand Judge

Marlise Simons
October 1998

Judge Garzón, who works as an investigating magistrate rather than a judge on the bench, took more than five months to conclude that a Spanish court could have jurisdiction in the case against Pinochet.

Pinochet Vows to Fight Extradition as Spain Widens Charges

Alan Cowell
October 1998

The surprising arrest of General Pinochet late last Friday as he recovered from back surgery in a London clinic has stoked a political feud between government and opposition.