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From 50 Years Ago: Supping with the Devil

Vol VIII, No 37 SEPTEMBER 15, 1973

Supping with the Devil

As we go to press, stray snipers are still at work in Santiago and its suburbs, protesting against the army coup. But this is a mere splutter, and unlikely to last beyond a couple of days. Salvador Allendes violent death marks the end of a major phase in Chile. The democratic interlude is for the present over; the country in which the army has generally had a tradition of loyalty to the government will now join the Latin American tradition of being ruled by brass hats. Allende had been under continuous siege by the propertied classes for the past several months.

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Published On : 20th Jan, 2024

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