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In search of books in English, I walked far around the northeast parts of Santiago.  I found a small store at the metro station called Escuela Militar selling books in English.  Before that I had walked past the military school that gives the station its name.  The buildings are forbidding: vast arrays of columns and power.  I was reminded of the remark that the military took over when the socialists messed up the country.  There is a dark side to the current wealth of this city. (more…)

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