Pinochet's grandson kicked out of Chilean army
laurascott | December 13, 2006 at 05:44 pmby
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In his speech on Tuesday, Pinochet's grandson, also called Augusto, praised his grandfather for overthrowing the socialist government of Salvador Allende in 1973, and attacked judges who tried to bring the ex-dictator to trial.
Chilean President Michelle Bachelet and the army said the younger Pinochet -- a captain in the Chilean army and as such forbidden from making political statements while in uniform -- had committed "a serious breach of discipline."
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