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Nicaragua. Boric has been recognized in the Chilean socialist tradition Country Email List and, among others, in the aspect of socialist humanism of Eugenio González Rojas. González Rojas had a fundamental influence on the socialist ideology in Chile, imbuing it with republican and Country Email List democratic principles. In this sense, Boric has been able to combine positions of democratic radicalism, at the same time that he has earned a reputation for being open to dialogue. Even from the right, his democratic and dialoguing conviction is respected . A fact that particularly marked this image Country Email List was the signing of the transversal agreement of.