Q: Former Chilean Labor Minister Evelyn Matthei has emerged as the center-right presidential candidate to challenge the center-left coalition's candidate, former President Michelle Bachelet, in the country's November election. Matthei has become the leading conservative candidate after the previous frontrunner for the coalition, Pablo Longuiera, withdrew from the race citing depression. How united is the center-right behind Matthei's candidacy? How is the shake-up in candidates affecting the outlook for the elections?

A- Jorge Heine, former Chilean ambassador and CIGI chair in Global Governance at the Balsillie School of International Affairs: "Chile's ruling coalition knew early on that the Nov. 17 presidential...

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