Saturday, June 20, 2009
Hortensia Bussi, 94, the widow of Chilean President Salvador Allende, died Thursday in Santiago, Chile.
After the assassination of her husband, Bussi helped lead opposition to the military dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet, established in a bloody coup, sponsored by the United States in 1973.
She was the mother of author Isabel Allende.
Posted by Morgan at 6:28 PM