Americas rights court orders Chile to pay compensation to victim of Pinochet dictatorship

  • by: JAVIER CORDOBA , Associated Press
  • Updated: November 3, 2013 - 8:15 PM

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica — Chile's government must pay a Chilean exile 20,000 pounds ($32,000) in compensation for nearly two years of arrest and torture during the military dictatorship led by Augusto Pinochet, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights has ruled.

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