WikiLeaks: US wary of Hezbollah presence in Chile

By JPOST.COM STAFF
February 17, 2011 14:18




The US suspected that Hezbollah had a presence in Chile's Islamic fundamentalist communities, according to an embassy cable released by WikiLeaks this week.

"These fundamentalists who are known to be associated with Hezbollah area increasing their presence and activity in Chile," the cable explained.

The cable, dated February 27, 2006 detailed the "radical fundamentalist presence" in Iquique and to some extent, Santiago.


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