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Ex-Brazilian president exhumed amid claims he was poisoned

The remains of Joao Goulart, ousted as Brazilian president ahead of the 1964-85 military dictatorship, were Wednesday exhumed to determine if he was poisoned. Goulart’s remains were exhumed under police guard at a cemetery at Sao Borja, near the Argentinian border some 600 kilometres (400 miles) from the southern city…

Nobel poet Neruda remains ordered exhumed to investigate possible murder

A Chilean judge has ordered the remains of famed poet and Nobel laureate Pablo Neruda exhumed as part of an investigation into his death, the foundation that manages his literary legacy said Friday. The leftist poet, who died 12 days after the 1973 coup that ousted President Salvador Allende, was…