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Bachelet wins Chile presidential run-off

Dec 16, 2013 - 10:02 AM

Bachelet 62 takes office March 11 to succeed Sebastian Piñera for a term running through 2018 She served as Chile s first woman president in 2006

PRESIDENT ONCE MORE. Chilean president-elect, Michelle Bachelet, applauds as she delivers a speech after getting the results of the run-off presidential election in Santiago on December 15, 2013. AFP/Claudio Reyes

Bachelet set to win Chile presidential runoff

Dec 15, 2013 - 8:43 AM

Michelle Bachelet s likely comfortable contest with conservative Evelyn Matthei actually marks the first time across all of Latin America that a presidential runoff takes between two women

FACE OFF. The presidential candidates of Chile Michell Bachelet (R) and Evelyn Matthei (L) shake hands before the beginning of the televised debate in Santiago de Chile, Chile, 10 December 2013. EPA/Felipe Trueba

Bachelet clear favorite after Chile first round vote

Nov 19, 2013 - 7:55 AM

In another first for Chile the result ensured a head to head run off between two women

FRONTRUNNER. Former president Michelle Bachelet (L), delivers a speech in the San Ramon neighborhood in Santiago, Chile, 18 November 2013. EPA/Mario Ruiz

Chileans head to polls with Bachelet poised to win

Nov 17, 2013 - 2:04 PM

Although Chile has enjoyed economic success in recent years front runner Bachelet has pledged to bring a new cycle of reforms to reverse the country s wide income gap

BACK IN POWER? A man walks amid two electoral posters of former Chilean president Michelle Bachelet, presidential candidate of the opposition Nueva Mayoría, in a street of Santiago de Chile, Chile, 14 November 2013. EPA/Felipe Trueba

Chile marks 40th anniversary of Pinochet coup

Sep 12, 2013 - 9:56 AM

Unrest erupted overnight in and around the capital Santiago ahead of commemorations marking the September 11 1973 overthrow of then president Salvador Allende

REMEMBER SEPTEMBER 11. Lighted candles outside Londres 38 (one of the main centers of torture during the Chilean dictatorship by Augusto Pinochet), in Santiago, Chile, on 11 September 2013. EPA/Mario Ruiz