Investigators: Secret CIA files could help Chile (AP) – 102th Edition

27 02 2011

FILE - In this 1971 file photo, President Salvador Allende waves to supporters in Chile. President Sebastian Pinera is being pressured by the daughters of two presidents whose deaths remain shrouded in mystery: Salvador Allende, who allegedly committed suicide as Pinochet's troops seized the presidential palace in 1973, and Allende's predecessor Eduardo Frei Montalva, who had become a prominent Pinochet critic and was allegedly poisoned in 1982. (AP Photo/File)AP – Survivors of Gen. Augusto Pinochet’s dictatorship are hoping Barack Obama’s visit next month will lead to the release of more classified U.S. documents that could be critical to prosecuting the Chilean agents responsible for torturing and killing leftists decades ago.

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