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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
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.