Politically divided Chile marks 50-year coup anniversary

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Chile on Monday marked 50 years since the coup d’etat that brought Augusto Pinochet to power, with political divisions over the legacy of his brutal dictatorship on stark display. Commemorations of the violent US-backed ouster of Marxist leader Salvador Allende still evoke strong emotions, and police fired teargas and water cannon at protesters who vandalized […]

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Source: Guardian Newspaper