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Chileans Overwhelmingly Approve Rewrite of Pinochet-Era Constitution

HeadlineOct 26, 2020

In Chile, tens of thousands of people poured into the streets of Santiago and around the country Sunday evening as results came in showing an overwhelming majority voted to rewrite Chile’s Pinochet dictatorship-era constitution. One year after mass protests rocked the country, many hope the historic referendum will lead to changes in social and economic inequalities, address police brutality, expand access to education, and Indigenous sovereignty.

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