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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.

2006-01-11 12:24:46

SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - A court upheld bail for former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet on Wednesday after seven weeks of house arrest in one human rights case, but stripped him of immunity from prosecution in another.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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