Gabriel Boric takes over the reins of a country clamouring for change following mass protests in 2019, which he supported, against deep-rooted inequality.
Gabriel Boric, a former protest leader, defeated an opponent who was a staunch defender of the notorious General Augusto Pinochet regime.
Far-right candidate Jose Antonio Kast concedes defeat to leftist rival Gabriel Boric in the Andean nation's election.
A far-right lawmaker and an ex-protester have prevailed in Chile's presidential election with a narrow gap between them, leading Chile towards a runoff between two political extremes.
Chileans go to the ballot box for the fourth time in 18 months as the country's economic woes have worsened with the coronavirus epidemic, unemployment and skyrocketing foreign debt.
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