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Tag: Pinochet

  • Friday, February 22nd 2019 - 08:38 UTC

    Pinochet's top lady spy and alleged torturer arrested in Australia

    Adriana Rivas worked as a secretary for the infamous chief of Chile's secret police force, Manuel Contreras.

    Australian police have arrested a Chilean woman living in Sydney over her alleged involvement in a kidnapping during the military rule of Gen Augusto Pinochet in the South American country. Adriana Rivas worked as a secretary for the infamous chief of Chile's secret police force, Manuel Contreras.

  • Tuesday, August 28th 2018 - 08:25 UTC

    Chilean Supreme Court seizes US$ 1.6m assets from Pinochet family

    The case involves embezzlement of public funds and the court said the money cannot remain with Pinochet's family because it comes from an illegal origin

    Chile's Supreme Court ordered the seizure of more than US$1.6 million from the assets of the late dictator Gen. Augusto Pinochet. The top court also sentenced three former military officers to four years in prison for embezzlement of public funds in a case involving Pinochet, but allowed them to remain free under conditional liberty.