Villa Grimaldi and the General Cemetery

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The Communist Party's memorial.
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The Revolutionary Movement of the Left.
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The MAPU - a group which splintered from the Christian Democrats and joined Allende's coalition.
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We went to the Cementerio General after the Villa. This is a monument to all the disappeared and executed during the dictatorship. Executed are on the right, disappeared on the left.
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Victor Jara, the singer, is at the top of the central column in this picture.
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Victor Jara has a simple slot in the poorest part of the cemetery.
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Getting into the older, fancier part of the cemetery.
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Really elaborate mausoleums.
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Allende's monument and mausoleum.
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Andrés Bello was one of the great leaders of the South American independence movement. Born in Venezuela, died in Chile, founded the University of Chile and wrote a grammar book of Latin American Spanish.
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When you enter the cemetery from the formal main entrance, this is the first thing you see after the chapel: the monument to Jaime Guzmán, one of the chief ideologues of the dictatorship, who was assasssinated in murky circumstances in 1991.
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Inside the main entrance.
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The main entrance.
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In front of the main entrance, outside the cemetery, is the Plaza La Paz.