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WikiLeaks: Vatican Dismissed Pinochet Massacre Reports As 'Communist Propaganda'

WikiLeaks: Vatican Dismissed Pinochet Massacre Reports As 'Communist Propaganda'

By Peter Finocchiaro
April 09, 2013 "Information Clearing House" -"HP" -  Gen. Augusto Pinochet's military dictatorship was responsible for the deaths of as many as 3,200 people in Chile in the 1970s, but the Vatican dismissed reports of bloodshed at the time as "communist propaganda," according to diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks on Monday

George Galloway “Tramp the Dirt Down”

George Galloway “Tramp the Dirt Down”

Before Thatcher, every primary school pupil received 1/3 of a pint of milk every morning. For some it was the difference between breakfast and no breakfast. I was sometimes one of those. I grew up in a brief period of social democracy in Britain, being dosed by the state with free cod-liver oil, orange juice and malt to build up my strength. Having been born in a slum tenement into a one-room attic in an Irish immigrant area, I needed all of that and more. And like millions I got it, until Thatcher took it away.