Regions / Chile
Memorial events to include a ceremony with Chilean President Bachelet, who will receive a final tranche of declassified documents on the case from a high-level State Department official.
Milestones on the Path to Accountability for the Assassination of Orlando Letelier and Ronni Karpen Moffitt
After decades of persistence from key lawyers, Chile's Supreme Court has asked the U.S. government to extradite three former Chilean secret police agents in connection with the murder of United Nations diplomat Carmelo Soria in Chile in July 1976. All three of these men were also involved in the Letelier-Moffitt assassination.
Congress and the Obama administration make clear they have not learned from two decades of failed trade policies and a devastating financial crisis in pushing the Trans-Pacific Partnership forward.
IPS collaborated with Sam Buffone, a pathbreaker in the field of international human rights, for several decades in the pursuit of justice for two assassinated IPS colleagues.
A video message from President Bachelet presented at the 38th Annual Letelier-Moffitt Awards
Washington DC awards ceremony will feature Danny Glover, Camila Vallejo. Event will include music, poetry, food, open bar.
This article examines the sixth summit of the Americas and analyzes how the event reflects a trend of Washington's declining hegemony in Latin America and the rise of unified opposition to American policies, particularly the militarization of the region, drug war and isolation of Cuba.
What IPS did after the assassination of Orlando Letelier and Ronni Moffitt came from the shock of fear and recognition.
Washington hues to 50-year-old convention for abolishing a centuries-old indigenous practice.