Chilean minister resigns over human rights museum criticism

FILE PHOTO: The entrance to Chile's Museum of Memory and Human Rights that reads: "State secrets", is pictured during an exhibit with declassified CIA documents that show U.S. involvement in Pinochet's coup in 1973 in Santiago, Chile October 26, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Vera/File Photo

SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Chilean president Sebastian Pinera’s pick for culture minister was forced to resign on Monday, just days into his new job, after criticism mounted over comments he made in 2015 about a human rights museum in capital Santiago. Mauricio Rojas, a Chilean-Swedish political economist and member of Pinera’s center-right coalition, questioned the validity […]

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