Chilean art school set to teach Nazi ideology

Godofredo Rodríguez Pacheco stands beside the poster for the ‘Art School’, President General Augusto Pinochet Ugarte.

Politicians from both sides of the aisle and the Jewish community called for an investigation into a “Nazi school” Monday, as the institute’s founder announced plans to teach the ideology of Adolf Hitler on the remote southern island of Chiloé.

The town of Ancúd, the second largest settlement on the main island of the Chiloé archipelago, was the unlikely site of numerous large, swastika-bearing posters in recent days.

The so-called “Art school, President General Augusto Pinochet Ugarte” — named after the former far right dictator (1973-1990) — announced plans to recruit students ahead of its opening March 28…

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