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September 25, 1988 | JAMES F. SMITH, Times Staff Writer
The widow of Marxist President Salvador Allende came home Saturday after 15 years in exile, and thousands of Chileans lined the streets to cheer as her horn-honking caravan wound through dusty working-class neighborhoods from Santiago's airport. Near a banner proclaiming "Welcome, First Lady," an honor roll of Chile's political left embraced Hortensia Bussi de Allende when she emerged from the airport customs hall on her first trip home since her husband died in the coup led by Gen.
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March 22, 1989
The U.S. government must pay more than $146,000 in lawyers' fees to the widow of Chilean President Salvador Allende because she was wrongly denied a visa to visit the United States six years ago, a federal judge in Boston ruled. Hortensia de Allende, whose Marxist husband was killed in a 1973 coup, was invited in 1983 to speak to several American universities but was denied a non-immigrant tourist visa by then-Undersecretary of State Lawrence S. Eagleburger.
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March 22, 1989
The U.S. government must pay more than $146,000 in lawyers' fees to the widow of Chilean President Salvador Allende because she was wrongly denied a visa to visit the United States six years ago, a federal judge in Boston ruled. Hortensia de Allende, whose Marxist husband was killed in a 1973 coup, was invited in 1983 to speak to several American universities but was denied a non-immigrant tourist visa by then-Undersecretary of State Lawrence S. Eagleburger.
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September 25, 1988 | JAMES F. SMITH, Times Staff Writer
The widow of Marxist President Salvador Allende came home Saturday after 15 years in exile, and thousands of Chileans lined the streets to cheer as her horn-honking caravan wound through dusty working-class neighborhoods from Santiago's airport. Near a banner proclaiming "Welcome, First Lady," an honor roll of Chile's political left embraced Hortensia Bussi de Allende when she emerged from the airport customs hall on her first trip home since her husband died in the coup led by Gen.
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September 12, 1992 | WILLIAM R. LONG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A street disturbance erupted near Chile's government palace Friday as the country marked the 19th anniversary of a bloody military coup against Socialist President Salvador Allende, who died during the coup. Several hundred leftist demonstrators were protesting human rights violations during the 1973 coup and the ensuing 16 1/2 years of military rule. The clash between demonstrators and the police reflected the conflicting political passions that Sept.
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July 12, 1994 | WILLIAM R. LONG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When Gen. Augusto Pinochet seized power in 1973 and imposed the harsh dictatorship that was to send more than 200,000 Chileans fleeing into exile, Roberto Carcamo was only a child. But when Carcamo grew up, he also fled. His activities as a member of a Socialist youth organization had gotten him in trouble with the police. He spent nine years in Norway before returning to Chile in May. Many Chilean exiles have put down permanent roots abroad after years in the diaspora.
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May 10, 1987 | GREGG BARRIOS
They may cut the flowers, but they won't hold back the spring. --Quote by the late Nobel Prize-winning Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, seen everywhere in Chile. "It wasn't the most courageous act of my life, but the most noble," is the way Chilean film maker-in-exile Miguel Littin described his clandestine return to Chile in 1985.
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September 4, 1990 | WILLIAM R. LONG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a tiny cemetery, nestled between green fields and scrub-covered Andean foothills, a judge supervises workers digging up the bodies of three unknown people who were killed in the bloody repression after Chile's 1973 coup. Police officers block the dirt lane leading to the cemetery from a paved road, where a dozen reporters and cameramen wait through the cold, misty morning.
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