Dilma Rousseff, Laura Chinchilla, Portia Simpson-Miller and More of Latin America's Five Female Heads of State

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Do you hear that glass shattering everywhere?

Oh, that's just Chile's upcoming presidential elections. The race between two female candidates in the country only continues Latin America's trend of making all sorts of history with female political participation.

Latin America has more female heads of state than any other region in the world. It currently boasts five female leaders. Let's take a second to get to know who these powerful women are.


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