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Sydney nanny accused of role in Pinochet-era kidnappings

Adriana Rivas faced an extradition hearing over charges she helped kidnap seven people in Chile in the 70s

A woman who works as a part-time nanny in Sydney has appeared in court after being accused of kidnapping offences dating back to Chile’s Pinochet dictatorship.

Adriana Rivas faced an extradition hearing in Sydney on Wednesday over her alleged role in the 1976 killing of a Communist party leader who was held in a secret prison before he was suffocated and thrown into the ocean.

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