The Constitutional Convention of Chile will be set up on July 4, with the very first session of its 155 members, who will start preparing the brand-new Magna Carta, which will change the present one, acquired from the Pinochet dictatorship (1973-1990.
President Sebasti án Pi ñera assembled the very first session of the Convention, which will have a duration of 9 months, extendable by 3, to prepare the brand-new Constitution, which need to be validated by Chileans in a plebiscite.
The brand-new Constitution, among the primary needs of the demonstrations that started in October 2019, need to change the present one, thought about the reason for social oppression in among the most thriving nations in the area.
“The Constitutional Convention represents a great opportunity to reach broad and solid agreements, which allow the creation of a Constitution that is recognized and respected by all and constitutes a great mark of unity, stability and protection in the future, for our democracy and the our society,” stated Pi ñera, who called the circumstances “a historic landmark.”
The file will change the one left by previous president Augusto Pinochet, who developed a system with little state involvement and fantastic openness to the free enterprise, and which has actually been modified a number of times given that Chile went back to democracy in 1990.