The Horizonte Ciudadano Foundation, created by the former president of Chile, Michelle Bachelet, confirmed her support for the presidential candidate Gabriel Boric for the ballotage, on December 19.
International experience has taught us how damaging a government that strays from commitments to the dignity and rights of the people can be., affirms the institution of the neighboring country when referring to the other candidate for the presidency of Chile, Jos Antonio Kast.
Because of the statements made by the far-right candidate against women and dissidents, among others, the Foundation put its chips on the flag-bearer on the left of Chile.
(The proposals) impose on us, as a Foundation, the obligation to express ourselves unambiguously in favor of the candidacy of Gabriel Boric Fonthe stated in a statement.
We make our work available to the only alternative that offers guarantees To conclude the constituent process, the strengthening of a culture of human rights, advances in gender equality, recognition of our diversity and action in the face of the climate emergency, he said.
The accolade of the Bachelet environment came after the visit of the ex-president to the trans-Andean country.
It is estimated that the former head of state of the center-left will reach Chile December 2 and stay there until January.
Although there is uncertainty as to whether she can directly support Boric due to her role as the United Nations High Commissioner for Human RightsDepending on your environment, you will find a way to do it.
The ruling party closes ranks with Kast
As expected, all the parties of the ruling right of Chile, led by the president, Sebastin Piera, lined up behind Kast (Republican Party) heading into the second round.
“We had a candidate who did not manage to pass the fence, but we are risking the future of Chile, said Francisco Chaun, president of the National Renovation party, who referred to Sebastin Sichel (12.79%), when announcing his support for Kast.
Renovacin Nacional was the last of the formations within the Chile Podemos Ms coalition, led by the current president, to support the far-right candidate, although some did so without being convinced, but to vote against the left.