Tolerance.ca
Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations, Tolerance.ca® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Head of Chile Right-wing Party Quits Amid Campaign Finance Scandal

Ernesto Silva, the head of Chile's right-wing UDI party, a bastion of support for late dictator Augusto Pinochet, resigned on Wednesday, becoming the first political casualty of a campaign finance scandal that has left Chileans feeling betrayed. Charges of bribery and tax evasion were formally pressed a week ago against the owners of financial firm Banco Penta, in a probe that has sucked in business leaders and politicians alike. Prosecutors say they have evidence that fake...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -


Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter