Major Chilean Daily Publishes Story on LaRouche Campaign vs. Bush's Privatization Drive
Dec. 16, 2004 (EIRNS)The business section of the Dec. 17 print edition of the Chilean daily newspaper La Tercera, and also its online edition, features an article on Lyndon LaRouche's campaign to halt President Bush's drive to privatize Social Security. The article is accompanied by a picture of LaRouche PAC's "Twins" Bush-Pinochet ad which we used for the leaflet. Except for the tag-on last line retailing the anti-Jewish slander against LaRouche (picked up from the London Economist, no less), the article is straightforward.
La Tercera is one of the two largest press consortiums in Chile, the other being El Mercurio. According to one Chilean source, both are considered "right-wing," with La Tercera particularly close to the military. The fight over the pension reform in Chile itself, however, is now front-page news daily in the Chilean press, as there is across-the-board agreement that changes are required.
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