Orlando Letelier, “Economic Freedom's Awful Toll,” The Nation, August 28, 1976
Writing just three weeks before his assassination, Chilean economist and former US Ambassador Orlando Letelier critiques the economic policies imposed by Pinochet and the “Chicago Boys.”
Argentina: Nunca Más, September 1984
The full report by CONADEP, the National Commission on the Disappearance of Persons, examines at the disappearance of more than 9,000 Argentines between 1976 and 1983.
Nunca Mais/Torture in Brazil, 1998 Link
An excerpt from Brazil’s truth commission report covering abuses from 1964-1979. Secretly written by the Archiodese of São Paulo, this is the only independent truth commission report released in South America.
Spanish Court Rules Junta Committed Genocide, 1998 (in Spanish)Link
A landmark ruling by a Spanish national court that the Argentine junta committed “the crime of genocide.”
Baltasar Garzón on Genocide in Argentina, 1999 (in Spanish) Link
Spanish Judge Baltasar Garzón writes that the goal of the Argentine junta was “to establish a new order, like Hitler hoped to achieve in Germany, in which there was no room for certain types of people.”