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Chileans Are About to Vote on Rewriting Their Whole Constitution. Will It Turn a 'Social Explosion' Into a New Plan for the Country? | TIME |

* Updated result (22:58)
With 90% of the votes counted, Apruebo has 78.24% while Rechazo has 21.76%.

* President Maduro reacts to preliminary results (22:30)
The president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, reacted to the preliminary results on the referendum. "The great avenues are now open to build a better society. Long live Chile! Long live Allende!"

Celebrations as Chile votes by huge majority to scrap Pinochet-era constitution  | The Guardian |

'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Mon Oct 26th, 2020 at 07:42:09 AM EST
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by Oui (Oui) on Wed Oct 28th, 2020 at 05:18:55 PM EST
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A new constitution will not automatically resolve the many problems that prompted the recent crisis. But it should make the political process more legitimate in the eyes of many Chileans, force political elites to be more inclusive and accountable, as well as enabling politicians legislators to negotiate and implement necessary reforms of civil codes.
by Cat on Wed Oct 28th, 2020 at 05:52:27 PM EST
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