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    The US Files in the Media

    Christopher Marquis
    14 September 2000
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    The White House ordered a new look at several hundred files that the CIA intends to withhold when it releases American documents about the 1973 military coup in Chile.

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    CIA Acknowledges Involvement in Allende's Overthrow

    19 September 2000
    Article

    The CIA is acknowledging for the first time the extent of its deep involvement in Chile, where it dealt with coup-plotters, false propagandists and assassins.

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    Ex-spy Chief says CIA helped him set up Pinochet's Secret Police

    Jonathan Franklin
    23 September 2000
    Article

    The CIA and the former head of the Chilean secret police are scrambling to blame each other for a series of murders at home and abroad, including a notorious 1976 car bombing in Washington.

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    CIA Withholds its Chile Files

    Peter Kornbluh
    27 August 2000
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    CIA Director George Tenet is refusing to declassify hundreds of records on CIA covert intervention to destabilize the democratically elected government of Allende and support the violent consolidation of the Pinochet dictatorship.

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    The Case for Full Disclosure of CIA Activities in Chile

    Vernon Loeb
    02 October 2000
    Article

    Covert US operations in Chile to instigate the coup in 1970 and aimed at undermining Allende were all explicitly approved by President Nixon and Henry Kissinger.

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    Hinchey Report on CIA Activities in Chile

    18 September 2000
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    In the 1960s and the early 1970s, as part of the US Government policy to try to influence events in Chile, the CIA undertook specific covert action projects in Chile.

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    CIA Acknowledges Ties to Pinochet’s Repression

    Peter Kornbluh
    19 September 2000
    Article

    After 27 years of withholding details about covert activities following the 1973 military coup in Chile, the CIA released a report acknowledging its close relations with General Augusto Pinochet’s violent regime.

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    Statement of Juan Garcés on the Pinochet arrest

    Juan Garcés Garces
    01 December 2000
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    The step taken today by Judge Guzman will hopefully lead to Pinochet's trial on the charges brought against him.

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    Chilean General in Bombing Was Informer

    Christopher Marquis
    19 September 2000
    Article

    The former chief of the Chilean secret police, convicted of masterminding a lethal car bombing in Washington in 1976, was an informer for the CIA when the bombing occurred.

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    The Leaked Medical Report of Augusto Pinochet

    15 February 2000
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    Full text pf the Conclusions of Augusto Pinochet Medical Report.

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    TNI Urges British Home Secretary to Extradite Pinochet to Spain And Vows to Continue Justice Campaign for Assassinated TNI Colleagues Letelier and Moffitt

    24 January 2000
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    The Transnational Institute (TNI) joins human rights activists, the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) and legal experts in demanding the office of the British Home Secretary re-evaluate its decision regarding the medical state of former Chilean dictator General Augusto Pinochet.

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    IPS Applauds Intensified US Investigation of Pinochet

    the Iran team at the Institute for Policy Studies
    20 March 2000
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    The Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) is greatly encouraged by recent signs that the US government has intensified their investigation of the 1976 car bomb murders of IPS colleagues Orlando Letelier and Ronni Karpen Moffitt by agents of former Chilean General Augusto Pinochet.

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    US Probe of Pinochet Reopend

    Vernon Loeb, David A. Vise
    23 March 2000
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    The US Justice Department has reopened a grand jury investigation aimed at indicting Gen. Augusto Pinochet for a notorious 1976 car bombing that killed former Chilean ambassador Orlando Letelier.

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    The Tireless Lobby

    Javier Moraga
    11 June 2000
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    The former colleagues of Orlando Letelier and Ronni Moffitt - in the NGO where they worked at the time of the assassination - have politically and emotionally pressured Chilean and North American authorities in order to achieve the extradition of the General.

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    CIA Had Covert Tie to Letelier Plotter

    Vernon Loeb
    20 September 2000
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    The CIA maintained relations with a top Chilean intelligence official, even though he was considered one of the country's major human rights violators.

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    Back Channels: The US Intelligence Community and Chile

    Vernon Loeb
    17 August 2000
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    CIA Director George J. Tenet has fired back at critics inside and outside government who are angry that he has decided to withhold hundreds of documents relating to CIA covert operations in Chile.

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    Affidavit Links Pinochet to Car Bomb

    John Dinges
    24 March 2000
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    A document bearing the signature of an imprisoned Chilean military officer appears for the first time to directly implicate Chile's former president, Gen. Augusto Pinochet, in the 1976 ntelligence operation that resulted in the car bomb assassination in Washington of exile leader Orlando Letelier.

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    Pinochet Probers Tout New Evidence

    Vernon Loeb, David A. Vise
    28 May 2000
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    Federal investigators have uncovered evidence that some of them believe is sufficient to indict Gen. Augusto Pinochet for conspiracy to commit murder in the 1976 car bombing that killed Orlando Letelier on Washington's Embassy Row.

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    High Court Gives Pinochet a Reprieve

    Anthony Faiola, Pascale Bonnefoy
    21 December 2000
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    Chile's Supreme Court today threw out an indictment and house arrest order against retired Gen. Augusto Pinochet, but it also cleared the way for a new indictment.

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    Documents Shed Light on Assassination of Chilean in US

    Christopher Marquis, Diana Jean Schema
    14 November 2000
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    A month before the assassination of Letelier and Moffitt in 1976, the US government ordered its envoys in Latin America to try to avert a plot to murder leftist opponents of the region's governments.

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