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Chilean parties agree on mechanisms to replace the Pinochet era constitution

Saturday, November 16th 2019 - 09:59 UTC
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Chilean lawmakers agreed on Friday to hold a referendum next April on replacing the country’s unpopular Pinochet-era constitution, bowing to demands of protesters who say the country’s decades-old social model has created deep inequality. Read full article


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  • imoyaro

    Words to ponder for those who actually “read.”

    Nov 16th, 2019 - 11:07 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Tarquin Fin


    So, according to that post, the constitutional reform in Chile will lead to a “venezuelization” of the country.

    Cold War 4.0 throughout SA.

    Nov 16th, 2019 - 02:45 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pugol-H

    “Bolivarian winds”.

    “The countries of the 21st century: Venezuela, Bolivia, Ecuador, and, of course, Cuba in the 20th century”.

    Doesn’t seem to be working very well, to say the least.

    Nov 17th, 2019 - 02:43 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • DemonTree

    They make it sound like a right to education, healthcare and a pension is somehow unusual. No one even knows what's going to be in the new constitution, so I think you're getting a bit ahead of yourselves worrying.

    Nov 17th, 2019 - 07:53 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Enrique Massot

    “Riots, arson and looting have killed more than 23 people.”

    No. It's not the riots. It's the 'security' forces that are killing people, aiming to destroy the eyes of more than 200 Chileans, injuring and arresting thousands and abusing women in odious attempts to terrorize demonstrators, so far with little success -- such is the anger after so many years of blatant inequality.

    Nov 18th, 2019 - 05:45 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Chicureo

    Funny thing happens to an armed person when Molotov cocktails get thrown at them...

    Nov 19th, 2019 - 12:32 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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