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Salvador Allende’s Daughter Chosen as First Woman to Lead Chilean Senate

Isabel Allende, daughter of the late Salvador Allende. (AP/Jasper Juinen) Isabel Allende, not to be confused with the Chilean writer who also goes by that name (and also happens to be the politician’s second cousin), will hold the same seat her father did before he became the first Marxist president to be elected in South America and then ousted by Pinochet and his buddies in the U.
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