Truth & Memory

September 10, 2023

Fifty years on, overcoming the legacy of Pinochet and the coup remains extremely difficult. Explore NACLA's coverage.

September 19, 2023
Nyki Duda

Linked to disappearances in Paine, José Antonio Kast, a rising star in Chile's far-right Republicano Party, gains national prominence with Pinochet-era nostalgia.

September 12, 2023
Lucía Cholakian Herrera

Scenes from Santiago capture the ongoing struggle for truth and justice, half a century after the beginning of a reign of state terror under Pinochet's dictatorship.

September 10, 2023
Carole Concha Bell

Amid right-wing backlash and setbacks in the historic effort to rewrite the dictatorship-era constitution, Pinochet's shadow still hangs heavy.

September 10, 2023
Hillary Hiner

As emboldened far-right denialists dismiss the horrors of state terrorism, seeking truth and justice for systematic sexual political violence remains urgent, 50 years after the 1973 coup.

September 10, 2023
Manuela Badilla with Patricio Guzmán

Fifty years after documenting the Allende government and the events of 1973, Guzmán says that if he were to make a film about Chile today “it would be a film of questions.”

September 10, 2023
Terri Gordon-Zolov and Eric Zolov

Fifty years on from the coup that installed dictatorship and neoliberalism in Chile, protest art from the streets of Santiago underlines the present reverberations of an authoritarian past.

September 10, 2023
Claudio Fuentes S. / Ciper Chile

Days after the bombing of La Moneda on September 11, 1973, the military junta set a priority that would define Chile’s trajectory for decades: drafting a new constitution.

June 26, 2023
Debbie Sharnak and Gabriela Fried Amilivia

On June 27, 1973, a coup plunged Uruguay into dictatorship. Decades later, human rights movements continue to demand justice for the crimes committed under the reign of state terror.

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