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皮涅拉再次当选智利总统 Former President Pinera Re-elected in Chile

保守派富豪皮涅拉星期天在智利总统决选中轻松获胜,再次当选智利总统。

智利选举机构说,在对98%的选票统计后,皮涅拉的得票率为55%。皮涅拉曾在2010年至2014年担任智利总统。

皮涅拉的竞选对手吉耶承认败选,他的得票率为45%。

皮涅拉的当选标志智利向右转。智利现任总统巴切莱特来自左翼政党,她支持吉耶。

皮涅拉将于明年3月就职,任期四年。智利是全球最大的铜出产国。

皮涅拉提出给企业减税以提振增长。他还承诺启动四年耗资140亿美元的支出计划,包括对基础设施的新增投资。

Conservative billionaire Sebastian Pinera has easily won another shot at the Chilean presidency in Sunday's runoff elections.

Electoral authorities said Pinera, who was president from 2010 to 2014, had 55 percent of the vote, with 98 percent of ballots counted.

His rival, center-left Sen. Alejandro Guillier, conceded his own "tough defeat" after receiving 45 percent.

It is a marked move to the right for the country, which is currently led by socialist President Michelle Bachelet. She had backed Guillier.

Pinera will lead the South American nation — the world's top copper producer — for four years starting in March.

He has proposed slashing taxes on businesses in an effort to revive growth, and has vowed to launch a $14 billion, four-year spending plan that includes fresh investments in infrastructure.

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