The draft constitution enshrines a number of new rights and freedoms such as free higher education, universal access to healthcare, reproductive rights, pensions, indigenous and water rights.
The members of the Constitutional Convention have been working since July 2021 to propose a new, more inclusive framework for the country
The inauguration of the progressive Gabriel Boric marks the beginning of a new era of social justice in Chile
After the victory of Gabriel Boric in Chile’s presidential elections, the country awaits long-needed changes to its health system
Political leaders from across the globe hailed the victory of Gabriel Boric of the left-wing Approve Dignity coalition in Chile’s presidential elections. Boric won the presidency with 55.87% of the votes
Boric has promised to deliver on key demands raised during the 2019 protests which includes an increase in state spending on social services, progressive taxes on corporations and wealthy individuals.
Boric of the progressive coalition Approve Dignity has clinched a victory over far-right José Antonio Kast with 55% of the votes
Presidential candidate José Antonio Kast reflects the failure of Chile to prosecute those who violated the rights of Chileans during the 30 years of Pinochet’s rule
Kast’s agenda includes meetings with businessmen and conservative organizations based in the United States
According to the results released by the Chile’s Electoral Service, the conservative candidate José Antonio Kast obtained 27.91% of the votes, while the progressive candidate Gabriel Boric followed him with 25.82% of the votes
Sunday’s general elections offer Chileans another opportunity to consolidate the process of change, initiated during the October 2019 social uprising against decades of neoliberal policies and glaring social inequalities
The search for the new era in Chile has two important avenues: the writing of the new constitution, which is what the 155 members of the Constitutional Convention are doing, and the presidential election to be held on November 21, 2021