On September 11, 2023, was the 50th anniversary of a violent coup that overthrew the democratically elected government of President Salvador Allende in Chile. 
Augusto Pinochet, with backing from the U.S. government, established a dictatorship that engaged in terroristic repression of its own country. 
There are still more than 1,159 victims of forced disappearance or political execution whose remains have never been found. 
 This article was published in the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLASC)' blog as part of a series of publications exploring the legacies of U.S. Intervention in the Americas.

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