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Cathy Barriga was born on April 9, 1973 (age 47 years) in Santiago, Chile. She is a celebrated politician.
TV personality and politician who became the mayor of Maipú in 2016. She was known for shows like Damn It, Mekano, The Farm, and Fever Dance.
She holds a psychology degree from Santo Tomás University.
In 1990 she was won the Queen of Beaches and Pools beauty competition.
As our current database, Cathy Barriga is still alive (according to Wikipedia, Last update: January 6, 2020).
She married politician Joaquín Lavín León in 2009. They have three children.
Cristián Sánchez and Felipe Avello were the cohosts of Fever Dance when she competed.by blog Admin
Hillary Clinton is an American lawyer and politician who served as the 67th United States Secretary of State from 2009 to 2013. She was also the Democratic Party nominee for President of the United States in the 2016 election which she lost to her Republican opponent Donald Trump. Married to former US President Bill Clinton, she served as the First Lady of the United States during her husband's presidency from 1993 to 2001. Born in Chicago, she was determined and ambitious from a young age. She qualified as a lawyer from Yale Law School and embarked on a successful legal career before venturing into politics. During her tenure as the First Lady, she began developing her own political career and was sworn in as U.S. senator in January 2001. A popular senator, she was easily re-elected to a second term. Soon she set her ambitions higher and served as the Secretary of State in the Obama Administration from 2009 to 2013. She left office after Obama's first term. In 2015, she formally announced her candidacy for the presidency in the 2016 election and was formally nominated at the 2016 Democratic National Convention. Following a highly publicized election contest, she lost to Republican Trump on November 8, 2016.
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