After Rejection prevailed in Sunday's referendum to approve a proposed new Constitution, Chile's President Gabriel Boric Font was forced to reshuffle his cabinet in a move to regain some credibility after less than 40% of voters supported him.
Chilean President Gabriel Boric Font Monday announced a few adjustments will be made to his administration after voters chose to reject the progressive Constitution penned to replace the one from the Agusto Pinochet era.
After its first week in office with acceptable ratings of approval, the Chilean government of President Gabriel Boric Font is eager to speed the passing of an amnesty bill to favor those who were arrested during the Oct. 2019 protests, it was reported in Santiago.
Vallejo's victory and those of independent candidates Giorgio Jackson and Gabriel Boric and fellow communist Karol Cariola, former comrade-in-arms in the student movement, who also gained seats in Chile's lower house on Sunday is significant for presidential front-runner Michelle Bachelet's bid to have her Nueva Mayoria coalition gain a stronger foothold in both houses of Congress.
The World Economic Forum (WEF) has released a self-made video of Giorgio Jackson, current president of Chile’s Universidad Católica student federation and one of the highest profile leaders of Chile’s student movement of 2011, giving a short talk in English.
Chilean students and government leaders met Thursday in an angry atmosphere for long-awaited negotiations on the country’s education reform while tens of thousands of protesters challenged police in the streets of Santiago.