Chile marks 40th anniversary of military coup with homage to ousted President Allende

  • by: LUIS ANDRES HENAO , Associated Press
  • Updated: September 11, 2013 - 11:20 PM

SANTIAGO, Chile — President Sebastian Pinera marked the 40th anniversary of the military coup that overthrew Salvador Allende on Wednesday by urging Chileans to heal from — but never forget — the events of Sept. 11, 1973, that launched a bloody 17-year dictatorship.

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