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A disenchanted Chile will elect the least unpopular of two candidates on Sunday

Saturday, December 16th 2017 - 16:29 UTC
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Chile faces on Sunday one of the elections with most uncertain result. Longstanding disenchantment with the center left leaning coalition that has ruled Chile since the return of democracy in 1990, and a Latin American natural reaction which erupts every now and then when an economy stalls and the blame goes to the local elite in combination with outside “treachery capitalists”, seems to be the scenario. Read full article


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  • Chicureo

    “Last but not least neither candidate fits entirely in the new scenario and thus their clear popularity deficit, extensive to a political system which seems outdated in a country with one of the most conservative social organizations.”

    Indicates a clear prejudice by the writer against our system of governance. Whether Piñera or Guillier wins, Chile will be only marginally changed from what it is today. I have respect for both candidates, although I'll definitely vote for Piñera.

    Dec 16th, 2017 - 05:08 pm - Link - Report abuse +1

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