Americas In Latin America, no more women presidents – for now

As Chile votes, Latin America is poised to have no 'presidentas' for the first time in more than a decade. Does that matter?

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When Michelle Bachelet won Chile’s presidential election in 2006, she not only became the first woman to hold her country’s highest office; she ushered in a wave of female presidential victories that shattered glass ceilings across Latin America.