Lest we Not Forget

911-cia-usa-foreign-politics-allende-pinochet-rnr-demotivational-poster-1221136409This day in 1973, President Nixon overthrew President Salvador Allende, replaced by General Augusto Pinochet (later convicted of war crimes).┬áThousands had been tortured and killed by the time Nixon resigned in August, ’74.

Chile was the oldest democracy in South America.

2 thoughts on “Lest we Not Forget

  1. So tragic and so typical for us to lose site of what our government has done and is doing. If this was done and destroyed a democracy how are we to believe our actions abroad when sold as promoting democracy.

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