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Bachelet takes power in Chile, vows to fight inequality

Chile's new president Michelle Bachelet waves to the crowd as she arrives at the La Moneda presidential palace after being sworn into office, in Santiago March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Chile's new president Michelle Bachelet waves to the crowd as she arrives at the La Moneda presidential palace after being sworn into office, in Santiago March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Chile's new president Michelle Bachelet waves to the crowd as she arrives at the La Moneda presidential palace after being sworn into office, in Santiago March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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Chile's new president Michelle Bachelet (C) greets to the crowd from a balcony of the La Moneda presidential palace after being sworn into office, in Santiago March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Chile's new president Michelle Bachelet (C) greets to the crowd from a balcony of the La Moneda presidential palace after being sworn into office, in Santiago March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Chile's new president Michelle Bachelet (C) greets to the crowd from a balcony of the La Moneda presidential palace after being sworn into office, in Santiago March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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Chile's new President Michelle Bachelet (C) wave to the media with Argentina's President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (L) and Brazil's president Dilma Rousseff after a meeting at Cerro Castillo Presidential Palace in Vina del Mar city , March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Eliseo Fernandez

Chile's new President Michelle Bachelet (C) wave to the media with Argentina's President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (L) and Brazil's president Dilma Rousseff after a meeting at Cerro Castillo Presidential Palace in Vina del Mar city , March 11,...more

Chile's new President Michelle Bachelet (C) wave to the media with Argentina's President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (L) and Brazil's president Dilma Rousseff after a meeting at Cerro Castillo Presidential Palace in Vina del Mar city , March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Eliseo Fernandez
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Chile's President Michelle Bachelet (L) and outgoing President Sebastian Pinera applaud after Bachelet was sworn in to office in Valparaiso, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Maglio Perez

Chile's President Michelle Bachelet (L) and outgoing President Sebastian Pinera applaud after Bachelet was sworn in to office in Valparaiso, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Maglio Perez

Chile's President Michelle Bachelet (L) and outgoing President Sebastian Pinera applaud after Bachelet was sworn in to office in Valparaiso, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Maglio Perez
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Chile's President Michelle Bachelet (C), Senate President Isabel Allende (L), and outgoing President Sebastian Pinera applaud after Bachelet was sworn in to office in Valparaiso, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Maglio Perez

Chile's President Michelle Bachelet (C), Senate President Isabel Allende (L), and outgoing President Sebastian Pinera applaud after Bachelet was sworn in to office in Valparaiso, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Maglio Perez

Chile's President Michelle Bachelet (C), Senate President Isabel Allende (L), and outgoing President Sebastian Pinera applaud after Bachelet was sworn in to office in Valparaiso, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Maglio Perez
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Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner greets Chile's President Michelle Bachelet after Bachelet was sworn in, in Valparaiso, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner greets Chile's President Michelle Bachelet after Bachelet was sworn in, in Valparaiso, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner greets Chile's President Michelle Bachelet after Bachelet was sworn in, in Valparaiso, March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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