Saturday, August 24, 2019

Chile’s Minister of Culture Resigns After Four days on the Job

Mauricio Rojas, Chile’s Minister of Culture, has resigned from his post just four days into the job. Rojas’ resignation came to be as a result of comments he made in 2015 that were interpreted as questioning the validity of the Museum of History and Human Rights in Santiago. The Museum was opened in 2010 by the then president Michelle Bachelet to serve as a reminder to people of the crimes and abuses committed during the years of military government, from 1973 to 1990. In a book published in 2015, Rojas...
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