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Former Chilean Army Chief Probed in 'Caravan of Death' Killings

The former head of Chile's army was detained Thursday as a formal investigation opened into his alleged involvement in the killing of 15 people during the first days of the nation's bloody 1973-90 dictatorship. Retired General Juan Emilio Cheyre, who led Chile's army from 2002 to 2006, after the return to democracy, was a junior military officer at the time of the 1973 coup. During his time as chief of Chile's army, Cheyre famously said a coup and human rights...

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