A Congressional “no confidence” vote, a timely high court ruling and some embarrassing media revelations have hit Chile’s Alianza like a perfect storm, further dampening the governing coalition’s hopes of fending off opposition challenger Michelle Bachelet, a popular ex-president (2006-2010), in November elections. Read the rest of this entry ?
Archive for June, 2013
Back home after a several-year hiatus abroad, former President Michelle Bachelet (2006-2010) has made a late – though not altogether unexpected – leap into Chile’s presidential race. The last to join the country’s crowded field of contenders, the popular ex-president begins her quest for a second term, nevertheless, as the clear favorite to win. Elections are scheduled to take place Nov 17. Read the rest of this entry ?
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