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Denies Mengele is in Chile

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Reports that Nazi war criminal Josef Mengele is hiding out in Chile were denied by Foreign Minister Hernan Cubillos. He told reporters that the government has no information that he is in the country.

The question was raised after Nazi-hunter Simon Wiesenthal said in Vienna last Friday that he had reliable information from three independent sources that Mengele the Auschwitz death camp doctor had left Paraguay and joined a colony of ex-Nazis in Dignidad in southern Chile Meanwhile Hernan Schmidt head of the Dignidad colony also denied that Mengele had ever been there and claimed the members did no hare Mengele’s anti-Semitic views.

Warrants for his arrest have been issued by West German embassies throughout Latin America leading apparently to the revocation of his Paraguayan citizenship last August.

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