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Chile Election

Chile's Election: A Referendum on Pinochet

Gary Villablanca Duff | Posted 02.17.2014 | World
Gary Villablanca Duff

This year's presidential election in Chile marks not only the return to leftist policies, but also stands as a powerful symbol of reflection on the 17-year dictatorship of General Augusto Pinochet.

Bachelet Wins But Not Enough To Avoid Runoff

AP | LUIS ANDRES HENAO | Posted 11.18.2013 | Latino Voices

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Michelle Bachelet was far in front as votes were counted in Chile's presidential election Sunday, but she fell short of the o...

Chile's Presidential Election and Future of South American Left

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

It's easy to romanticize South America as being in the throes of dramatic political upheaval. The reality is that social movements, with the exception of Bolivia, are not powerful enough to change the fundamental structures of society.

Sebastian Pinera Wins Chile Presidency

AP | MICHAEL WARREN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SANTIAGO, Chile — Billionaire Sebastian Pinera won Chile's presidency Sunday in the country's first democratic election of a right-wing ruler in...

Conservative Billionaire Sebastian Pinera Favored In Chile Presidential Run-Off

Reuters | Simon Gardner and Alonso Soto | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SANTIAGO (Reuters) -- Conservative billionaire Sebastian Pinera led Chile's presidential vote and is seen the favorite to win a run-off and lead a pol...