International Notes

Chile: Pinochet trial blocked ; S. Africa: Injured gold miners sue ; China: Wal-Mart urged to unionize ; Indonesia: Safeguards urged for workers

50 years later, new plots against Iran

“Regime change” is not a new policy. Fifty years ago, on Aug. 19, 1953, the CIA with British assistance embarked on a similar policy with catastrophic consequences. Its damaging effects are still being felt in the Middle East today.

Chile remembers 1973 coup

Chileans are commemorating the 30th anniversary of the fascist coup and the murder of former President Salvador Allende on Sept. 11, 1973, in a variety of ways.