Avoiding a Repeat Performance of September 11, 1973

Published: Wednesday, 09/13/2006 12:00 am EDT

Chileans earn the description "the Canadians of Latin America" partly because other Latin Americans like to see them as conservative in their personal behavior, introspective rather than gregarious, given to an almost ponderous thoughtfulness and emotional restraint. Economically, Chile is a Latin American rock of stability.

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