Pedro Espinoza Bravo
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Brigadier Pedro Espinoza Bravo was a Chilean Army officer and member of the DINA, the secret police which operated during the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet (1973-1990). As an Army Intelligence officer, Espinoza participated in the so-called Caravan of Death in October, 1973, and was later operations chief of the DINA. He has been convicted of the murder of Orlando Letelier, a former member of Salvador Allende's cabinet, who was killed by car-bomb in Washington, D.C., in September of 1976. According to the victim's son, Francisco Letelier, the assassination was "part of operation Condor".
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