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View Resource Chile Declassification Project

As reported in the July 13, 1999 Scout Report for Social Sciences, several US Government agencies recently began to declassify documents related to events in Chile from 1973 to 1978, widely regarded as the most repressive period of General Augusto Pinochet's reign. Since then, the US State Department has made available the full text (heavily censored in some instances) of over 4,000 documents at...

https://www.cia.gov/library/chile-declassification-project.h...
View Resource US Department of State FOIA Reading Room

As reported in the July 13, 1999 Scout Report for Social Sciences, several US Government agencies recently began to declassify documents related to events in Chile from 1973 to 1978, widely regarded as the most repressive period of General Augusto Pinochet's reign. Since then, the US State Department has made available the full text (heavily censored in some instances) of over 4,000 documents at...

https://foia.state.gov/Search/Collections.aspx
View Resource Pinochet Arrested in London

This week's In the News considers the recent arrest of former Chilean dictator General Augusto Pinochet. The seven resources discussed include news, background information, commentary, and history. On October 16, in response to a Spanish extradition warrant, British police arrested Pinochet in a London hospital where he was recuperating from minor surgery. Spanish High Court judges issued the...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/ss/1998/1020
View Resource CIA Activities in Chile

After withholding information for 27 years, the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has acknowledged its deep involvement in General Augusto Pinochet's regime in a declassified report released and placed online on September 19. Among other things, the report reveals that the head of Chile's secret police was a paid CIA asset, that the CIA was well aware of the efforts to track and kill political...

https://www.cia.gov/library/reports/general-reports-1/chile/