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Chile: The Economic Miracle

Video: In 1974 the socialist government of Allende was overthrown by a military junta. The military dictatorship of Pinochet that followed led to repression and terror. But it also led to an economic transformation. A sever free enterprise was legislated. The consequence has been a growing and dynamic economy. The dictatorship is gone. Out of evil came a surprising good.

Date: 09/28/2022

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