This Nova Park hotel in Santiago, Chile, is sinister. It admits reservations, but it also functions as a detentioncenter for immigrants, mostly people of color, Colombians, Venezuelans, Peruvians and Argentines. I made a reservation for three nights. Upon entering a cold hello and immediately they say that I must paid for the total stay. I get a card. I go up to the room, the only open door on that floor of the building. Spacious, without a single chair, cheap towels. An hour later I go down to get out. An employee stops me and tells me that I can't go out, that they will call the police. I tell him that I paid for a reservation and he tells me that in that case I can leave. For breakfast, a bag with a cheap sandwich and a watered-down coffee. I ask for milk and he tells me they don't have any. I tell him I paid. He answers that they will bring it to me. They bring it to me. Fifteen minutes later, I get bacterial diarrhea. I was scared, it reminded me of Pinochet's detention and torture centers. The detainees were locked in their rooms and they talked to each other by leaning out of the window. In short, a horrific experience.