Michelle Bachelet first met Hillary Clinton at a photo opportunity, when the Chilean was on the cusp of becoming her country’s first female presidential candidate. The two women wound up talking for almost an hour, on women, politics and health policy.
Former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet and ruling alliance candidate Evelyn Matthei will face each other in a presidential runoff next month, pitting an advocate of higher taxes to fund education against a supporter of continuity.
Former President Michelle Bachelet has based her campaign to recapture Chile’s top office on a program of free education for all and higher corporate taxes. Her main opponent calls that model a throwback to the era of the Berlin Wall.