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Mapping Social Change :: Chile

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President Verónica Michelle Bachelet JeriaPresident: Verónica Michelle Bachelet Jeria.

Came to power: In 2006 with 54% of the vote.Chile's first woman president. Father was killed during dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet.

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spacerApproval rating for Bachelet government: 67%*
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Sex and Power in Chile



* Poll figures based on 20,234 interviews conducted in 18 Latin American countries between Oct.3-Nov.5, 2006,
and published in LATINOBARÓMETRO REPORT 2006, www.latinobarometro.org.
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