Where have all despots gone? – Members of this rogues’ gallery led dictatorships in South and Central American countries

The clinking of medals and glint of gold braid were on full display at the annual general meeting of the Organization of American States in Chile 25 years ago. The host was General Augusto Pinochet, who had seized power three years earlier in a coup, and surrounding him were several of the region's other 18 military dictators.

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