Pinochet Escapes Justice in Death but Allende's Spirit Lives on in Latin America

11 Diciembre 2006
Roberto Navarrete, a political prisoner under the Pinochet regime, argues that for the jubilant crowds in Santiago who celebrated the death of Pinochet and marched towards the statue of Salvador Allende in front of the Moneda palace, more than the death of Pinochet, theirs was a celebration of the memory of Allende's martyrdom and his ideals of democratic socialism which are now spreading like wildfire around Latin America at the dawn of the 21st century. from Red Pepper