GEN. AUGUSTO PINOCHET FUNERAL IN SANTIAGO
Chilean Minister of Defense Vivianne Blanlot (C) attends the funeral of Gen. Augusto Pinochet at the Military Academy in Santiago on December 12, 2006. Pinochet died Sunday at age 91 from heart complications. He ruled Chile from 1973 to 1990 after a military coup. (UPI Photo/Cristobal Arjona)
Two former Chilean navy officers were found guilty of abducting, torturing and killing Chilean-born, British-raised Catholic priest Michael Woodward in 1973.
The body of Nobel Prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda was exhumed from his grave in Chile Monday to determine whether he was killed by the Pinochet regime in 1973.
Chilean President Sebastian Pinera pushed legislation in congress for a cash handout to 7 million poor seen by analysts as his center-right coalition's bid to counteract "the Bachelet effect."
UPI Almanac for Monday, March 11, 2013.
A Chilean judge ordered the exhumation of Pablo Neruda, who allegedly died of prostate cancer, after the poet's former chauffeur said he was not sick.
Chile's Supreme Court sentenced six former leaders of Colonia Dignidad to prison for complicity in child sexual abuse committed by cult founder Paul Schafer.
The son of the late Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet is facing charges of check fraud for writing more than $8,000 in bad checks, a prosecutor said.
UPI Almanac for Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013.
Family members of slain Chilean icon Victor Jara Tuesday called for "true" justice following the arrest of eight former officers charged in his killing.
UPI Almanac for Friday, Dec. 14, 2012.
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