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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 […]

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 […]

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, […]