Inauguration of Chilean President
Michelle Bachelet is inaugurated as President of Chile, the first woman to hold that position. The President of Chile, Michelle… read more
Michelle Bachelet is inaugurated as President of Chile, the first woman to hold that position. The President of Chile, Michelle Bachelet, gives her inaugural address from a balcony of the Palacio de La Moneda in Santiago to people gathered on Constitution Plaza.
She was elected January 15, 2006, in a run-off election, marking the fourth consecutive presidential-election win for Concertacion, a center-left coalition of parties in Chile. She’s a 54-year-old physician and belongs to Chile’s Socialist Party.
U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice attended the inauguration. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
Gala for the President of Chile
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Chilean President Inaugural Address
United Nations General Assembly
National leaders address the 61st session of the United Nations General Assembly.