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Latest update : 2013-11-15

Chile elections: Childhood friends turned presidential rivals

We take a look at Chile's two leading presidential candidates. Both women had fathers who were in the military, but their destinies differ dramatically. Next, we ask why white goods in Venezuela have become such a good buy. Finally, with the gap between rich and poor in New York City widening over the last decade, mayor-elect Bill de Blasio has promised to create more affordable housing.

By Jeanne LAVENANT , Stéphane BERNSTEIN , Joanna COCKERELL

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