Latest Chile government News

Chile's Boric attempts relaunch as honeymoon ends abruptly

May. 09, 2022 17:12 PM EDT

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — President Gabriel Boric of Chile is attempting to relaunch an administration that has plunged in popularity less than two months since he made headlines around the world for becoming the country’s youngest president and a possible symbol for a resurgent left wing in South...

Ex-student protest leader becomes Chile's youngest president

Mar. 11, 2022 20:21 PM EST

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Left-leaning former student leader Gabriel Boric vowed to improve the lives of all Chileans and attack deep inequality that has sparked massive protests, hours after being inaugurated Friday as the youngest president in the country's history. At 36, Boric...