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2006-01-15 18:20:47

By Fiona Ortiz SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - Socialist Michelle Bachelet was elected Chile's first woman president on Sunday, consolidating the growing strength of the left in Latin America.

2006-01-12 08:53:26

SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - A new poll on Thursday showed 45 percent of Chileans plan to vote for Socialist Michelle Bachelet on Sunday, enough support to beat her rightist rival and become the nation's first woman president.

Word of the Day
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.