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The Chilean coup d"état

James F. Petras

The Chilean coup d"état

by James F. Petras

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Published by Bertrand Russell Peace Foundation for The Spokesman in Nottingham .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Chile
    • Subjects:
    • Chile -- History -- Coup d"état, 1973.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesSpokesman.
      StatementJames Petras and Betty Petras.
      SeriesThe Spokesman pamphlets ; no. 38
      ContributionsPetras, Betty, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF3100 .P47
      The Physical Object
      Pagination14 p. :
      Number of Pages14
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5251711M
      ISBN 100851240682
      LC Control Number75324411
      OCLC/WorldCa1734104

      Chilean coup and its cruel aftermath. Prague, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: International Organization of Journalists. OCLC Number: Description: pages photographs.   On Sept. 11, , Salvador Allende's socialist government was toppled by a U.S.-backed military coup led by Augusto Pinochet, barely three years after being Allende was elected. ANALYSIS: 10 of the Most Lethal CIA Interventions in Latin America. Thousands of Chileans were subsequently tortured, jailed and killed by the military dictatorship.

        Jack Devine was a CIA agent in Chile at the time of the coup. In an interview with Atlantic contributing editor and Efecto Naim host Moisés Naím, he discusses the CIA's role in the insurrection. President overthrown in Chile coup President Salvador Allende of Chile, the world's first democratically-elected Marxist head of state, has died in a revolt led by army leaders. One report says the year-old leader committed suicide rather than surrender to the commanders of the armed forces and the paramilitary police.

      The Chilean coup leader, Gen. Augusto Pinochet, held power for the next 17 years, relinquishing control in only after arranging immunity for himself and his top generals. Until Oct. 16, Pinochet had escaped all punishment for his actions which left thousands dead and Chile a bitterly divided nation. As international condemnation grew surrounding the coup, certain Chilean exiles were speaking to the possibility of U.S. complicity in the overthrow, and those sympathetic to the Allende government remaining within Chile were branded as terrorists by the ruling junta: union leader, artists, professors, and shantytown dwellers alike were subject.


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The Chilean coup d'état was the overthrow of the socialist President of Chile Salvador Allende by the army and national police. It followed an extended period of social unrest and political tension between the opposition-controlled Congress of Chile and the socialist President Salvador Allende, as well as economic warfare ordered by US President Richard on: Chile.

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The reaction was that if such a coup could happen in Chile, then it could happen almost anywhere. In general, the Cuban Revolution had become a symbol of resistance to imperialist oppression for the world.

The Chilean coup became, in turn, for the world in general a symbol of the brutal military overthrow of progressive regimes. Chilean coup: 40 years ago I watched Pinochet crush a democratic dream How the drama and repression developed as a US-backed coup overthrew Allende's government on 11 September Hugh O'Shaughnessy.

Primary Sources Military Coup In Chile. In Salvador Allende, the leader of the Chilean Socialist Party, was elected therefore became the first Marxist in the world to gain power in a free democratic election. The new government faced serious economic problems. Inflation was running at 30 per cent and over 20 per cent of the male adult population were unemployed.

The coup in Chile is often included in indictments of U.S. covert action during the Cold War, during which the United States, at the direction of a number of presidents, sometimes took actions of questionable wisdom to prevent or reverse the rise of leftists who Washington feared might lead their countries into the Soviet orbit.

In truth, the CIA did not plot with the Chilean military to Cited by: 4. Chilean coup d'état Democratically elected inChilean President Salvador Allende was pushing forward his “Chilean way to socialism” Land reforms and even free milk for children. Books shelved as chilean: by Roberto Bolaño, The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende, The Savage Detectives by Roberto Bolaño, By Night in Chile.

Kissinger approved of the preparations by Greek Cypriot fascists for the murder of President Makarios, and sanctioned the coup which tried to extend the rule of. Chilean President Salvador Allende is flanked by bodyguards as he inspects damage to the Moneda palace in Santiago on 11 September By the end of the day Allende was dead, reportedly by.

The only way for Allende to be overthrown was by the Chilean military rising up against him. Kissinger sent a cable to the CIA office in Chile saying that agents were to continue instigating a military coup.

However, the CIA wasn’t truly necessary in Chile. After three years, the Chilean people were standing against the president. The Chilean coup d'état of took place on Januwhen the Chilean military overthrew the September by Colonel Marmaduque Grove, the troops arrested the Junta's President, General Luis Altamirano, and then handed the power to General Pedro Dartnell as interim President.

The organizers of the coup hoped to recall former president Arturo Alessandri Palma, who had been. The Chilean military was based on the Prussian model, was (and is) a very professional military and was perfectly capable of planning and executing the coup on its own.

That the United States was. ROME, Sept. 12 (Reuters)— Tens of thousands of demon strators marched through Euro pean cities tonight to denounce the military coup in Chile and. Mailing Address CounterPunch PO Box Petrolia, CA Telephone 1()   On SeptChile's socialist President Salvador Allende was killed during the US-backed military coup led by future dictator Augusto Pinochet.

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