One of the more interesting sub-plots of Chile’s recent legislative elections is the success of former student leaders who have taken their protest from the streets of Santiago into Congress. 1,922 more words
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As presidential candidate Michelle Bachelet prepares for a second round of voting on December 15 in Chile, for what would be a second term in office, her campaign has released a proposal to provide universal access to higher education at no cost to students. 42 more words
Young communist leaders Camila Vallejo and Karol Cariola have been elected to Chile’s parliament.
Socialist Michelle Bachelet won the first round of voting in Chile’s presidential election with nearly 47% but she failed to win outright and faces a run off against right wing rival Evelyn Matthei, a minister in the centre-right government of Sebastian Pinera, who won 25%., 43 more words
The ladies of America are again on a roll.
Former Chilean President, Dr Bachelet of Nueva Mayoría, fell short of the required 50% of the votes to avoid the second round of voting for President of Chile scheduled for 15 December; she won 46.7%. 263 more words