Chile marks 40th anniversary of General Pinochet's coup
11 September 2013 Last updated at 16:19 BST
On Wednesday it will be 40 years since Chilean Air Force jets bombed the presidential palace in Santiago, in a military coup led by General Augusto Pinochet.
Under the dictatorship more than 3,000 political opponents were killed, while thousands more were tortured or disappeared.
Ignacio de los Reyes reports.