RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Salvador Allende

A collection of news and information related to Salvador Allende published by this site and its partners.

Top Salvador Allende Articles

Displaying items 1-12
  • Poet Pablo Neruda's remains to be exhumed, autopsied

    Nobel Prize winning poet Pablo Neruda's body will be exhumed and autopsied, a judge ruled this week. An investigation of Neruda's death was opened in 2011, 38 years after he died of what was said to be malnutrition or cancer. Judge Mario Carroza ordered...
  • La psicología del tsunami chileno

    Chile tuvo, durante décadas, una fecha divisoria en su historia con el 11 de septiembre de 1973, día en que Augusto Pinochet derrocó al presidente constitucional Salvador Allende con un sangriento bombardeo de la casa de gobierno. Pero más recientemente,...
  • Nathaniel Davis dies at 86; U.S. ambassador to Chile when Allende was deposed

    Nathaniel Davis dies at 86; U.S. ambassador to Chile when Allende was deposed
    Nathaniel Davis, a longtime diplomat who was the American ambassador to Chile when President Salvador Allende was deposed in a bloody coup, died of cancer Monday in Claremont. He was 86. His death was announced by Claremont's Harvey Mudd College, where...
  • Chris Marker dies at 91; avant-garde French filmmaker

    Chris Marker dies at 91; avant-garde French filmmaker
    Chris Marker, an enigmatic figure in French cinema who avoided publicity and was loath to screen his films yet was often ranked with countrymen Alain Resnais and Jean-Luc Godard as an avant-garde master, died at his home in Paris on Sunday, his 91st...
  • The heart and soul of Pablo Neruda

    The heart and soul of Pablo Neruda
    It is said that the takeover of Chile in 1973 by Augusto Pinochet broke the heart of Pablo Neruda, the country's best-known poet. The man who wrote so openly of love and heartache could not bear to see his country in the hands of a military dictator...
  • The life of Pablo Neruda

    The life of Pablo Neruda
    Pablo Neruda Born: July 12, 1904, in Parral, Chile Died: Sept. 23, 1973, Santiago, Chile Awards and honors: Nobel Prize for literature, 1971; Golden Wreath Award, 1972 Life: Often called the "Whitman of the South." Poetry included such works as...
  • Placido Domingo to lead L.A. Opera's 'Il Postino' while in talks to go on leading L.A. Opera

     
    Plácido Domingo the performer will be in exile onstage at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion starting Sept. 23 as he creates the role of Pablo Neruda, the great Chilean lyric poet whose banishment brings him to an island in Italy –......
  • 'Il Postino's' route: '70s Chile to '50s Italy to Thursday night in L.A.

     
    “Poetry is like bread; it should be shared by all,” Nobel-winning Chilean poet Pablo Neruda once wrote. Author Antonio Skármeta of Chile agrees. His 1985 novel with Neruda as a central character, “Ardiente Paciencia” (Burning Patience), gave...
  • Was Nobel prizewinning poet Pablo Neruda poisoned?

     
    An investigation into the death of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda may lead to his exhumation....
  • Pablo Neruda's death is next to be investigated as Chile exhumes its past

     
    This post has been corrected. See the note at bottom for details. Was Pablo Neruda poisoned? A judge in Chile has opened an investigation into the death four decades ago of the Nobel Prize-winning poet in response to allegations by his former driver...
  • The week in Latin America: Allende suicide confirmed

     
    Here are stories that made top headlines in Latin America this week, and highlights from our coverage of the region by Times reporters and your blogger here at La Plaza: Salvador Allende's death confirmed as suicide Nearly four decades after the violent...
  • ALOUD's 2011 schedule selling out fast

     
    Joan Didion, Common, Colson Whitehead, David M. Kennedy, Alexandra Fuller Karl Marlantes and Jonathan Lethem will appear at ALOUD this fall....