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Tag: second round

  • Tuesday, January 4th 2022 - 06:54 UTC

    The Battle for Boric's Soul

    In the first round, Boric allied with a heterogeneous group comprising the Communist Party, the so-called Broad Front, and various environmental, feminist, and LGBTQ groups.

    By Jorge Castañeda - Chile has long been something of a bellwether in Latin America. So, when Chilean voters elected the left-wing Gabriel Boric, a 35-year-old former student leader, as president on Sunday, the rest of Latin America wanted to know: What does this mean for Chile – and for us?

  • Tuesday, November 19th 2019 - 23:41 UTC

    Uruguay presidential elections: Lacalle Pou would widely win, according to polls

    51% of the electorate would vote for the opposition candidate Lacalle Pou and 43% would vote for the ruling party candidate, Daniel Martínez.

    After a long election campaign, Uruguayans live the last days before the second round of the presidential elections, which will take place on Sunday, November 24. The latest polls before the ballotage positions the nationalist Luis Lacalle Pou as the next president of the country, breaking the hegemony of the left that the Frente Amplio (Broad Front) imposed in the last 15 years.