Santiago, Chile - Republic of
NEWLY ELECTED PRESIDENT LAGOS WITH EDUARDO FREI.
Newly elected president Ricardo Lagos, accompanied by Chile's President Eduardo Frei (L), makes a victory sign from a balcony at the presidential palace in Santiago, January 18. Lagos, a 61-year-old ex-dissident and former education and public works minister will be Chile's first Socialist President since Salvador Allende. Lagos defeated right-winger Joaquin Lavin, January 16, with 51.32 percent of the votes versus 48.68 percent.