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By Pablo Leighton, Fernando Lopez

The 1973 coups d'etat in Uruguay and Chile have been considerably varied from different army coups in Latin the United States. those dictatorial regimes begun a brand new period within the subcontinent. They turned staunch bearers of a countrywide defense country doctrine and brought radical new financial rules. extra tellingly, they gave delivery to severe versions of society outfitted at the foundations of what can arguably be thought of ideological genocides, counting on either rudimentary and complex equipment of repression and authoritarianism to set up neoliberal platforms that experience lasted till this present day. 2013 marked the fortieth anniversary of the autumn of democratic rule in these nations. After 4 many years, the governments of Uruguay and Chile proceed to teach deficiencies in bringing the perpetrators of serious human rights violations to stand justice. forty Years is not anything: background and reminiscence of the 1973 coups d'etat in Uruguay and Chile is galvanized via the robust stories that those coups nonetheless create. the variety of subject matters addressed within the contributions accumulated right here show that the 1973 coups remain key attractions for researchers around the globe and that the research of those themes is way from exhausted.

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