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‘Very worrying’: is a far-right radical about to take over in Chile?

By Tom Phillips

16 Dec 2021 · 5 min read

María Irene Campos was a woman on a mission.

“I want to send the message that Chile will never again be communist,” the 74-year-old retiree proclaimed as she hit the streets last Friday to catch a glimpse of the man she believes can save her South American homeland from such a fate.

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