The reclusive Colonia Dignidad was the scene of torture and murder during the time of Chile's military dictatorship. Hardly anyone was allowed off the grounds. Now Germany's foreign office has promised to examine the colony's dark past.
A German man who fled Chile after being sentenced to five years in prison for child sex abuse must serve his sentence in Germany. Hartmut Hopp was part of the notorious Colonia Dignidad enclave.
Germany and Chile have signed an agreement on the notorious cult of Colonia Dignidad founded by a pedophile ex-Nazi who fled Germany after WWII. The cult operated with impunity for decades, committing dreadful crimes.
An international team of experts has dismissed prostate cancer as the official cause of death for Pablo Neruda, the Chilean Nobel Prize winner. For decades, his family and associates have believed Neruda was poisoned.
Chilean authorities have declared the archive of the notorious Colonia Dignidad cult to be part of its "national heritage. " The German-led community had cooperated with the Pinochet regime.
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