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Bachelet took control of the country in Valparaíso. The ceremony was a held in a plenary session of the National Congress and it was attended by a number of foreign leaders and delegates. Bachelet aimed to lift the inequalities, attributed to discrimination on the basis of class, sex and geography, thus lifting the barriers to prosperity.
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