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Montevideo, December 14th 2017 - 02:29 UTC

Ex Chilean Junta member and supporter of the UK effort during the Falklands conflict has died

Monday, November 20th 2017 - 11:19 UTC
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Fernando Matthei Chile's ex commander of the Air Force and member of the military Junta, led by Augusto Pinchet, died on Sunday at the age of 92. The former pilot, was the father of Evelyn Matthei, who run and lost against Michelle Bachelet in the 2013 presidential election and since 2016 is mayor of Providencia, one of the main districts fo the capital Santiago. Read full article

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  • falklandlad

    Thank you Fernando Matthei for directing your country's endeavours support in 1982 and in doing so ensuring the defeat of the Argentine invaders and the return of self determination to Falkland Islanders. May your soul RIP.

    Nov 20th, 2017 - 04:05 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • gordo1

    Mis condolencias a su familia y al pueblo chileno.

    Nov 20th, 2017 - 08:28 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • GALlamosa

    Thanks mate, may you rest in peace.

    Nov 21st, 2017 - 10:32 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jolene

    England will return the Malvinas within 25 years.

    Nov 22nd, 2017 - 04:04 am - Link - Report abuse -2
  • shackleton

    @ Jolene - For how many years now have you been saying “25 years”...?

    Nov 22nd, 2017 - 03:12 pm - Link - Report abuse +2
  • HM Queen Elizabeth 11

    Ah Fernando Matthei I know him. Good man good man indeed

    Nov 24th, 2017 - 08:14 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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