The Overthrow of Democratically Elected Governments is no Stranger to the Americas: a photo-essay of Dictatorship in Chile & Argentina

Photo: Buenos Aires, Argentina. 2013. Jordan David Allen.

One day in September of 1973, a right-wing military junta overthrew the government of democratically elected Chilean President Salvador Allende. With swift efficiency, leaders in the Chilean military used their nation’s Air Force to bomb the presidential palace —…