publication date: Tuesday, March 17, 2009 (part of Round XXXVIII)

category: Government

clue: Freedom and equality have reached the highest office of the Southern coastline.

explanation: Bachelet, daughter of a tortured exile, was the first female president of Chile, a coastal South American nation. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Joanna Woods, Sarah Kyle, and Vicki Moore


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