Santiago, Chile - Republic of
GENERAL DIRECTOR OF CHILEAN POST OFFICE MARDONES TALKS TO MEDIA.
Jose Luis Mardones, general director of the Chilean post office, talks
to the media in Santiago, November 20, 2001. Mardones confirmed that a
letter sent from Zurich, Switzerland to an undisclosed addressee in
Chile contained anthrax spores. Thirteen people who had been in contact
with the letter are currently undergoing preventive treatment, and the
letter was sent to the United States for further investigation.