Articles by: Alexandra Hall
Forty years ago this month, a military junta staged a coup in Chile. September 11th 1973 was the first day of a violent dictatorship that would last until 1990. Its aftermath has left a scar on Chilean society. The Museo de Memoria y Derechos Humanos in Santiago, Chile was inaugurated in 2010 to commemorate the tens of thousands of Chileans who were disappeared, tortured, or killed. In this space, Chileans look at photos, hear testimony, and watch video footage of the military coup and its lasting legacy.
NACLA Radio’s Alex Hall spoke with John Coatsworth, Latin American Historian and Provost of Columbia University, about Edward Snowden's political asylum request to Ecuador. Listen to his analysis of the political and economic implications President Rafael Correa’s decision could have in regard to relations with the United States.