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Chile's Bachelet Asks for End of Dictatorship Silence Pact

Chilean President Michelle Bachelet on Monday called for citizens to break the pacts of silence that have covered up human rights violations during the 1973-1990 military dictatorship, praising a former soldier who helped the investigation into the burning death of a U.S. resident. A Chilean judge last week charged seven former members of the military in the burning death of a 19-year-old U.S. resident during a 1986 anti-dictatorship protest, and four other ex-soldiers were being...

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