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2006-02-15 08:20:00

By Lorraine Orlandi MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Chilean President-elect Michelle Bachelet embodies the rise of women into Latin American power circles, but in a region known for sexism women still face offenses ranging from macho slights to assault, even by their husbands.

2006-02-08 12:36:41

By Mary Milliken AREQUIPA, Peru (Reuters) - They may be poor and tired, but the women who have come to hear Lourdes Flores talk about her plans to become Peru's first female president are no pushovers.

2006-01-19 18:01:02

By Rodrigo Martinez SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - Chile's President-elect Michelle Bachelet plans to try to mend traditionally strained relations with northern neighbors Bolivia and Peru, seeking to reduce political volatility that could limit prosperous Chile.

2006-01-16 16:43:28

By Pav Jordan SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - Chile president-elect Michelle Bachelet, a Socialist who will be the country's first female leader, vowed on Monday to shrink the gap between rich and poor that persists in the South American nation despite lower poverty and a thriving economy.

2006-01-16 12:26:57

By Pav Jordan SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - Chile president-elect Michelle Bachelet, a Socialist who will be the country's first female leader, vowed on Monday to shrink the gap between rich and poor that persists in the South American nation despite lower poverty and a thriving economy.

2006-01-16 09:29:00

Please read in paragraph 13 ... Socialist Evo Morales will soon take office in gas-rich Bolivia, and a leftist is favored to win Mexico's July presidential election ... instead of ...

2006-01-15 21:28:13

By Fiona Ortiz SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - Socialist Michelle Bachelet, a separated mother and former political exile, won elections on Sunday to become the first female president in socially conservative Chile with a victory that underscores the left's growing hold on Latin America.

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.

2006-01-15 17:30:55

SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - Chilean billionaire Sebastian Pinera, candidate for the rightist opposition, acknowledged defeat in presidential elections on Sunday after a count of most ballots showed socialist Michelle Bachelet with a strong lead.

2006-01-15 16:47:12

By Fiona Ortiz SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - Michelle Bachelet was on her way to becoming Chile's first woman president on Sunday, taking more than half of the vote with two-thirds of polling stations counted.


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