weather-chaos

Changing climate causes weather chaos in Chile

The Atacama desert region of northern Chile, one of the driest areas on Earth, has been hit in recent days by torrential rains and floods that have caused deaths, swept away homes and left much of the region without power. Meanwhile, in the usually lush southern parts of the country, wildfires are raging across lands and forests parched by the …

Former Pinochet Officer, Investigated for Torture and Murder, Taught at Pentagon

‘His hiring undermines our moral authority on both human rights and in the war on terror,’ says former intelligence officer Nadia Prupis A former member of Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet’s brutal regime taught at the Pentagon’s top university for 13 years, despite repeated complaints from his colleagues about his past as a torturer and murderer of political dissidents in the …