A humble seamstress to run for President of Chile is said to be very down to Earth, with fiery rhetoric and a mastery of the problems of the poor
Chile articles on Democracy Chronicles
News about the struggle for better democracy in Chile. Chile is a functioning democracy. According to Freedom House, the "Senate serves eight-year terms and the Chamber of Deputies is elected for four years". A strong democracy has ensured Chile a strong economy and relative social stability. Also check out our section on World Democracy.
The upcoming Chile election represents the first time citizens are not mandated by law to vote as well as the first time that registration is automatic
A dictator is the main character for Chile’s Augusto Pinochet the Opera, a new play based on extensive relationship with “Iron Lady” Margaret Thatcher
Drugs, immigration and energy policy have huge impact on relations in Obama Latin America trip
Coming elections will test democracy’s progress in four very different countries and shape Latin America for decades
Will Pope Benedict XVI’s successor be the first non-European elected to title in Papal election?
Diplomats and Politicians Urge International Cooperation on Election Promotion and Execution at International Democracy Conference
Universal Elections to Support Democracy Movement in North, South America Aims at Democracy in the Americas Conference