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Economic challenges loom as Chile prepares to elect next president

By France24
26 December 2021   |   3:34 pm
Ahead of Chile's presidential run-off on Sunday, FRANCE 24's Cole Stangler takes a closer look at the country's economy and the contrasting visions of far-right candidate José Antonio Kast and left-wing contender Gabriel Boric.

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