Chile to amend constitution, a key demand of protesters

World Nov 11, 2019

Chile to amend constitution, a key demand of protesters

Chile announced Sunday it will move to draft a new constitution and replace one dating back to the Augusto Pinochet dictatorship — a key demand of protesters who have rocked the country for three weeks. The new constitution will be drafted by a body called ...

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Film / Reviews Sep 3, 2014

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by Giovanni Fazio

In 1988, Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet, who came to power in a bloody coup in 1973, decided to hold a national referendum — a simple yes or no vote — on whether he should extend his rule by eight years. It was supposed to ...

U.S. role in aiding Pinochet

Books / Reviews Oct 12, 2013

U.S. role in aiding Pinochet

by John Kampfner

To bomb or not to bomb? That is the question that has been exercising self-proclaimed liberal interventionists over the past two decades, from Bosnia to Syria. The argument that divides public opinion across the Western world is how far military means can be used ...