Was Chilean poet Pablo Neruda poisoned to death two weeks after 1973 coup d’etat?

Pablo Neruda durante su sesión de grabación en la Biblioteca de Congreso el 20 de junio de 1966 / wikimedia *

Pablo Neruda durante su sesión de grabación en la Biblioteca de Congreso el 20 de junio de 1966 / wikimedia *

Chile Launches Search for U.S. Suspect in Alleged Neruda Poisoning.”

“The death of the internationally acclaimed poet, who was 69 at the time, was officially attributed to prostate cancer and the effects of acute mental stress over the military coup. Earlier this year, however, an official investigation was launched into Neruda’s death following allegations that he had been murdered.”Joseph Fitsanakis Continue reading

WOW? Gadaffi’s death media show: Roman Circuses Without Bread

Pollice verso de Jean-Léon Gérôme (1824–1904) / Wikimedia Commons *

“All this killing brings triumphalist
politicians smirking on our screens.
We seem to have become
as dehumanised as ancient Rome.
Little human pity is expressed
for the way Gadaffi was killed

Craig Murray
Former Ambassador,
Human Rights Activist
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