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Far right gains momentum in Chile's presidential elections

A far-right political party in Chile is expected to play a key role in determining the winner of Sunday's presidential runoff.

by Lucia Newman

A far-right political party in Chile is expected to play a key role in determining the winner of Sunday's presidential runoff.

Its leader, Jose Antonio Kast, won a surprising 8 percent of the votes in the first round, and is now supporting former President Sebastian Pinera.

Al Jazeera's Lucia Newman reports from Santiago.


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