Villa Grimaldi Park for Peace

Local nameVilla Grimaldi
LocationSantiago Metropolitan Region, Chile

Villa Grimaldi is considered the most important of DINA’s many complexes that were used for the interrogation and torture of political prisoners during the governance of Augusto Pinochet. It is located at Avenida José Arrieta 8200 in Peñalolén, on the outskirts of Santiago, and was in operation from mid-1974 to mid-1978. About 4,500 detainees were brought to Villa Grimaldi during this time, at least 240 of whom "disappeared" or were killed by DINA. It was also the location of the headquarters of the Metropolitan Intelligence Brigade. The head of Villa Grimaldi during the Pinochet dictatorship, Marcelo Moren Brito, was later convicted of crimes against humanity and sentenced to more than 300 years in prison.

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Phone +56 2 292 5229

Address La Villa 8356, Peñalolén, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile

Coordinates -33°27'49.109" N -70°32'32.803" E

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