Nine ex-soldiers convicted for murder of Chilean folk singer

SANTIAGO – Nine ex-soldiers were found guilty in the killing of artist Victor Jara. The folk musician was tortured and killed with 44 bullets after the coup that brought down Salvador Allende’s government in 1973.  Jara was a prominent supporter of Allende. Judge Miguel Vásquez of Santiago’s Court of Justice … Continue reading Nine ex-soldiers convicted for murder of Chilean folk singer