29 December 2012

CHILE : Court Orders 8 Soldiers Arrested For 1973 Murder Of Leftist Singer Victor Jara.


     A Santiago court ordered the immediate arrests of 8 former army lieutenants...for the murder of leftist folksinger Victor Jara in 1973.
      2 were charged with the actual murder...and 6 as accomplices.
      An international warrant has been issued for a chief suspect who lives in the USA.
      Jara, 38...was a communist and associated with President Allende.
      He was taken away just days after a military coup...tortured and shot 44 times.
      His body was found dumped in a cemetery.
      A fresh examination of his remains...and investigation began in 2009.