Archive | colonia dignidad

Maybe the CIA Could Learn Something From Faulkner

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Share|  “The past is never dead. It’s not even past,” William Faulkner wrote in 1951, two years after winning the Nobel Prize for literature. It’s one of his best-known lines. sk___ If you have not heard of Chile’s secret torture camp ColoniaDignidad, don’t worry. Most North Americans haven’t either, along with the rest of the world. But […]

GRINGOLANDIA, BOOK 2: THE CLINTON MOORE THRILLER SERIES

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Share|  “…a friggin’ gringo nightmare”Irving Critchfield said that! I sure didn’t. But Irving is the main character in GringoLandia, and was commenting on his new home in Vilcabamba, so he gets his say …*****ANNOUNCEMENT — Irving just put up a facebook page. Check him out HERE.*****Fred and I recently made a working trip to Vilcabamba, site […]

Colonia Dignidad Draws Attention of “Fired” Dallas News Reporter Character in The Plan – a Novel

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Share| Michael Townley, an American assassin Reporter Sara Mercury (a character in The Plan) fired for “too much time spent on the JFK assassination,” turns her interest to American assassin, Michael Townley (shown here), and wonders what role he might have played in the strange 1999 death of  Des Moines, Iowa lawyer David W. Belin, […]

HISTORY: Dictatorships vs. Democracy; Look to Chile for Answers, Author Says

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Review: The dictator’s shadow: life under Augosto Pinochet The dictator’s shadow: life under Augusto Pinochet(Amazon Link) Recently, I’ve been doing personal research on a concentration camp that was hidden in the deep Andes of Chile, Colonia Dignidad. It is a place I’ve written about in the past (The Plan) and the theme continues through GringoLandia […]

History Colonia Dignidad: Orwellian Story From the Land of Pinochet; Three Young Journalist Defy Regime

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While researching to learn more about Michael V. Townley, I ran into this fascinating blog that attests for the strong spirit that some people carry, even under seige. Here’s a quote, along with the link to the full blog: sk Reblogged from Notes on the Americas: Orwell in Chile This month marks the 65th anniversary of […]

History Colonia Dignidad: American Assassin Michael Townley Worked in Chile for DINE

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Michael Townley (Google images) An American assassin, the son of an automotive executive living in Santiago, Chile, designed the torture chamber for Colonia Dignidad. Michael Townley, now in witness protection somewhere in the U.S., was connected with  the CIA. You can read more about him, here — http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Townley and I will be posting more about him […]

LINK TO CHILLING COLONIA DIGNIDAD VIDEO ANSWERS SOME QUESTIONS, BUT NOT ALL

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Entry to Colonia Dignidad (photo). Click below to see the video. Here’s a fascinating documentary video on Colonia Dignidad. Chilling. It nswers some questions, of course, but no one will ever know what all happened at this horrid concentration camp — who was kidnapped, tortured and killed. As some CIA and DINA documents are released, […]

Grim History Colonia Dignidad–Are You Ready for the Movie Colonia, Starring Emma Watson?

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Note: Colonia is an upcoming thriller directed by Oscar-winner Florian Gallenberger (which he co-wrote with Torsten Wenzel). The film, based on torture colony Colonia Dignidad, and starring Emma Watson, Daniel Brühl and Michael Nyqvist, is based on true events set in 1973 in Chile, about a German woman who was kidnapped by General Augusto Pinochet’s secret police, DINA, while searching for her husband. Principal photography began on October 2, […]

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Please Retweet This Post. Thanks, SK Announcing GRINGOLANDIA“Set in a world of South American  gringos, gossipand murder!” Susan Klopfer, author Book II of the Civil Rights Mystery Sleuth Series GRINGOLAND by Susan Klopfer, author of THE PLAN, a novel, and other nonficton books including The Emmett Till Book, Who Killed Emmett Till, Where Rebels Roost, and […]

WHY I WRITE BOOKS

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Share| _____ Susan Klopfer I write books because they bring history alive. I believe my stories communicate a truth that is necessary for all of us to hear as we pass through life. I often write in the early hours of morning, till my husband peeks into my office and asks why I’m up and […]