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.
The Riggs Bank played a dubious role role in hiding Pinochet's ill-gotten gains.
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.
September has become Generalissimo Augusto Pinochet Ugarte's cruelest month.
Pinochet Watch is an electronic news service of the Institute for Policy Studies.
Could Pinochet, former president of Chile and commander in chief of its armed forces (1973-97), take a fall for income tax evasion?
After the detention of Pinochet in London, in January 1999, the Justice Department decided to re-open the investigation of the Letelier case.
A little over 25 years ago, my daughter, Ronni Karpen Moffitt, was murdered by Chilean terrorists in Washington. This past summer one of those terrorists was freed after serving his prison term.
Stacie Jonas, Coordinator of the Bring Pinochet to Justice Campaign run by the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington, DC, answers questions about the ongoing case against Gen. Augusto Pinochet in Chile.
As our leaders warn countries that harbor terrorists, who will warn our leaders about harboring terrorists here?
A poem for Orlando Letelier, Sheridan Circle Memorial Service, 18 September 1977.
A poem for Orlando Letelier.
A poem for Orlando Letelier, Sheridan Circle Memorial, 24 September 2000.
The detention and the subsequent legal proceedings against Pinochet represented an enormous victory for human rights and set an important precedent for international law.
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.
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.