The presidential palaces of Latin America are bereft of female presidents. Whenever ChileвЂ™s Michelle Bachelet handed responsibilities up to Sebastian Pinera on Sunday, it marked the termination of a period whenever, at one point, as much as four women was maintaining the best workplace in their specific countries.
The final associated with the Bachelet management, which encompasses two distinct durations вЂ“ 2006 to 2010 and 2014 to 2018 вЂ“ could be the termination of something bigger a period that is unprecedented of may for women for the reason that area for the globe. While Bachelet is at energy, Dilma Rousseff had been Brazil that is additionally regulating), Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner was at cost of Argentina (2007-2015) and Laura Chinchilla was in fact the president of Costa Rica (2010-2014).
Lara Blanco, UN Females
The very first Latin US girl become elected towards the presidency was NicaraguaвЂ™s Violeta Barrios de Chamorro straight back 1990, whenever she defeated Sandinista Front frontrunner Daniel Ortega (whoвЂ™s the prevailing president for the main American country. )