Voters have rejected radical proposals to overhaul the constitution established under the Pinochet dictatorship.
Three decades after the Chilean people toppled the notorious Pinochet regime, a new standard bearer for the far right is leading the polls.
Elisa Loncon has pledged to prioritise indigenous and women’s rights as part of the constitutional reform.
On October 25, Chilean citizens overwhelmingly voted to replace the country’s dictator-era constitution. This is an opportunity to look at the process of drafting basic laws around the world.
After a year of unrest Chileans voted decisively on Oct. 25 to replace their constitution, a relic of the military dictator Pinochet. Civilians, half of them women, will write the new constitution.