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2006-08-18 13:30:41

SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - Chile's Supreme Court stripped former dictator Augusto Pinochet of immunity from prosecution on Friday to face charges in a $27 million tax fraud case, court sources said.

2006-08-18 12:53:49

SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - Chile's Supreme Court stripped former dictator Augusto Pinochet of immunity from prosecution on Friday to face charges in a $27 million tax fraud case, court sources said.

2006-08-07 16:53:02

SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - A judge petitioned one of Chile's top courts on Monday to strip ex-dictator Augusto Pinochet's immunity from prosecution so he can be investigated and possibly indicted for his suspected role in the 1974 disappearance of a Spanish priest.

2006-07-17 13:57:22

SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - Chile's Supreme Court on Monday reopened the first human rights case brought against 90-year-old former dictator Augusto Pinochet, four years after it was thrown out because of his dementia.

2006-04-03 07:40:00

By Fiona Ortiz SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - Many people around the world recognize the name Augusto Pinochet, and many also know Chile's courts have failed to convict the ex-dictator of human rights abuses from his 1973-1990 military rule.

2006-01-30 14:45:54

SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - The oldest daughter of former dictator Augusto Pinochet was released on bail in a tax evasion case on Monday, two days after she returned home and withdrew a bid for political asylum in the United States.

2006-01-28 13:15:41

By Pav Jordan SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - The eldest daughter of former dictator Augusto Pinochet was taken into custody on Saturday upon her return to Chile after seeking asylum in the United States to avoid tax charges.

2006-01-28 10:56:56

By Kevin Gray BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (Reuters) - The elder daughter of former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet was returning home to Chile on Saturday, nearly a week after she fled her country on tax charges and sought political asylum in the United States.

2006-01-27 23:59:45

By Deborah Charles WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The eldest daughter of former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet was sent back to Argentina, two days after she arrived after fleeing tax charges in Chile, a U.S. Homeland Security official said on Friday.

2006-01-27 22:01:29

By Deborah Charles WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The eldest daughter of former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet was sent back to Argentina, two days after she arrived after fleeing tax charges in Chile, a U.S. Homeland Security official said on Friday.


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