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Michelle Bachelet Elected President of Chile

December 16, 2013

Chile's former President Michelle Bachelet, a pediatrician by training, is now the country's President-elect. Bachelet won a runoff election against Evelyn Matthei. In September, Bachletet met with Autism Speaks science staffers and advisors in Santiago, and expressed her concern for the Chilean children, adults and families affected by autism and without access to important services and supports. Read more about this meeting here.