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 Seguidores del presidente electo chileno, Sebastián Piñera, portan un busto del desaparecido dictador Augusto Pinochet tras la jornada de elecciones presidenciales hoy, domingo 17 de diciembre de 2017, en Santiago (Chile). Centenares de chilenos se apretujan a estas horas frente al edificio céntrico en el que se ubica el comando de Piñera, a muy pocas manzanas del Palacio de La Moneda, sede del Ejecutivo, mientras bailan al son de sus propios cánticos. EFE/Mario Ruiz

El candidato de la derecha Sebastián Piñera superó con holgada ventaja al progresista Guillier, heredero de Bachelet, en las presidenciales chilenas del pasado domingo. 

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Latin America against the 2017 Hurricane

 01/03/2017 - 04:22
Voters across Latin America  – like those in Colombia who turned against a peace deal, those in the UK who opted for Brexit, and those in the US who cast ballots for Trump – were evidently jaded and ready for change, however uncertain, reports The Guardian. Photo: EFE/RICARDO MALDONADO ROZO

The past 12 to 14 months have been a disaster for the Latin American left. The Guardian reports on how after dominating the region for the previous decade, the socialist left has receded and with it has gone much of the progressive idealism that led to poverty reduction, improved access to healthcare and education, and greater rights for indigenous groups.

Factory Jobs Are Not Coming Back

 12/29/2016 - 03:04
Donald Trump promised to save thousands of U.S. factory jobs from being outsourced to China and Mexico, but the truth is he can't fight against automation. Photo: EFE/Ernesto Arias

Donald Trump won a political victory when he convinced the CEO of Carrier’s parent company, United Technologies, to keep 800 jobs in Indiana, instead of relocating them to Mexico. The Atlantic reports about why Trump's efforts run counter to a broader global trend,as most factory jobs haven’t been outsourced, they’ve just disappeared thanks to automation.

Playing Madman? Trump Calls on US to 'Expand' Nuclear Capability

 12/23/2016 - 04:51
Trump thinks being "unpredictable" is a virtue, both in politics and business. Photo: EFE/Erik S. Lesser

President-elect Donald Trump tweeted on Thursday for a strengthening of America’s nuclear weapons programme, throwing into doubt longstanding efforts to reduce its arsenal. His comments came the same day that Vladimir Putin said Russia needs to ‘strengthen the military potential of strategic nuclear forces’

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