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Agustin's Newspaper - The Story of El Mercurio

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"Agustin's Newspaper", a documentary by Ignacio Aguero and Fernando Villagran, offers a critical view of the Chilean conservative daily El Mercurio, owned by Agustin Edwards Eastman. The film details the role played by Chile's most influential daily in overthrowing the democratically elected government of Salvador Allende and delves into its ties with the CIA, Agusto Pinochet's military junta, and its secret police, and how it distorted or manipulated news to hide the regime's crimes. teleSUR