1. Word used to describe "subversives" (such as liberals, revolutionaries, socialists, intellectuals, homosexuals, union organizers, Protestants, etc.) who were "disappeared" under the brutal military dictatorships of Chile and Argentina. Thousands of these desaparecidos were taken into airplanes and thrown into the sea, but the governments of those afforementioned countries claimed to have no knowledge of their whereabouts.
2. A band on the Saddle Creek label, headed by musician Conor Oberst
of Bright Eyes
, which features more politically-oriented and socialistic thematic elements than the music under the guise of Bright Eyes
1. It is generally overlooked in most history books, but the government of General Augusto Pinochet, who caused the disappearances of over 3 thousand desaparecidos in Chile, was installed and supported by the United States government and the CIA.
2. Are you going to buy the new Desaparecidos CD this summer?