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UPDATE ~ Pinochet daughter released on bail

[JURIST] Lucia Pinochet Hiriart, the eldest daughter of former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet [BBC profile; JURIST news archive], was released on bail Monday after appearing in a Santiago appeals court two days after she returned [JURIST report] to Chile to answer charges of tax evasion [JURIST report]. Hiriart had fled to the US but was detained by immigration officials because of the international arrest warrant out against her. Bail Monday was set at $6,000 bond. Augusto Pinochet faces [JURIST report] tax evasion and corruption charges himself, and his wife and son have already been charged as accomplices [JURIST report]. Reuters has more.

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