Legendary Chilean Poet Neruda Likely Murdered by US-Backed Dictator, Says Chile

Chile’s government admitted for the first time Thursday the famed poet Pablo Neruda may have been assassinated.

It’s “clearly possible and highly likely that a third party” was responsible for Neruda’s death in 1973, according to a statement from Chile’s interior ministry obtained by newspaper El Pais. The statement appeared to be circulated internally by the ministry as far back as March, but was unknown to the public until now. The newspaper reported the statement was the product of an extensive investigation into the poet’s death.

The interior ministry has responded to the El Pais report by acknowledging the authenticity of the statement obtained by…

Source: Legendary Chilean Poet Neruda Likely Murdered by US-Backed Dictator, Says Chile

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