SANTIAGO – Chileans voted in presidential elections to choose a successor to Michelle Bachelet.
Eight candidates are standing, with conservative billionaire Sebastián Piñera seen as favourite to return to the post he held from 2010-14.
Socialist contender Alejandro Guillier, a former journalist, is regarded as the most realistic challenger to Mr. Piñera, the 67-year-old former president has been leading in recent opinion polls. However, analysts say he may fail to get 50% of the votes needed to avoid a run-off in December.
SANTIAGO – Conservative presidential candidate Sebastian Piñera is maintaining a wide lead in the polls ahead of Chile’s November election, though the race to challenge him in a potential runoff is tight, according to a […]
SANTIAGO – Chile’s capital city witnessed scuffle between two groups following the arrival of a busload of people protesting a government move to protect the rights of transgender children in schools. Demonstrators aboard what they […]
SANTIAGO – An amount of $4.8 million in cash and the assets frozen during a legal investigation are to be returned to the family of former military dictator Augusto Pinochet, a Chilean court decided Thursday. […]