17 Mar 2022

Leftist Gabriel Boric sworn in as Chile’s president in sharp political shift

Gabriel Boric, a Chilean leftist, was sworn in as president on Friday. This marks the sharpest shift in the country’s politics since it returned to democracy 30 years ago. Boric is a former protest leader and lawmaker and is Chile’s youngest ever elected leader.  Boric’s election has raised hope among

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20 Dec 2021

Leftist Gabriel Boric, 35, wins Chile’s presidential election

Former student leader and leftist Gabriel Boric became Chile’s youngest President during a runoff election Sunay. Boric, 35, won 55.87% of the vote with 99.95% of the ballots counted, meaning a victory over his right-wing opponent Jose Antonio Kast. Boric will be sworn in as President on March 11.  Kast

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