Thursday, 22 January 2015

Pablo Neruda

I have just heard that Pablo Neruda's remains are to be disturbed for the second time, following a new story that he was poisoned. We all -- those of us who care, that is -- know that in fact Neruda, already old and ill, died of a broken heart ten days after the Americans came in (on September the 11th 1973) and overthrew the democratically elected government which had been led by Neruda's friend Salvador Allende, (Allende had already 'committed suicide') and put their puppet the torturer Pinochet in charge.
If you want to know more about Neruda, look at my blog post, called 'Nine - Eleven', of last September the 11th. Here's Pablo Neruda:

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