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flagamuffin  ·  2002 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: More Than 20 Previously Unseen Neruda Poems Discovered; of "Extraordinary Quality"

This is incredible news, but let's not overlook that buried at the end of this article is the possibility the CIA murdered Pablo Neruda. Maybe this was common knowledge, am I the last person finding out about this?





anti-oedipus  ·  2001 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I've often heard it alleged that he was killed on the orders of the Pinochet junta because of his support for Communism. In 2013, they exhumed his remains and didn't find any chemical agents.

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2013/11/08/chile-poet-remains/3474295/