President Zuzana Caputova’s decided on the ballot last year after three opposition parties gathered over 380,000 signatures supporting the move.
Santiago Metro temporary suspends operation at various stations amid new protests, days after voters rejected a proposed constitution that had roots in student demonstrations three years ago.
Chileans head to the polls to decide whether to adopt a new constitution that aims to shift its market-driven society into one that is more welfare-based.
The referendum saw just 27.5 percent of 9.3 million registered voters cast ballots, with an overwhelming 92-93 percent supporting the new constitution.
The constitutional referendum, which is expected to pass amid boycott calls, will concentrate all powers in the hands of the president.
The amended draft makes changes to two articles, though it still retains a broad range of powers for the head of state.
Every year incarcerated workers in the US produce at least $11 billion in goods and services, in exchange for pennies per hour in wages and a lack of basic protection against labour exploitation and abuse.
President Kais Saied’s intervention raised several questions regarding the future of democracy, some of which derive from his plans and others from the country’s institutional and structural circumstances.
Independent candidates, with a broad platform of individual campaign promises and programmes, won about 40 percent of the vote to form the bulk of a 155-member body to draft the charter.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said any work in connection with the new constitution must be done in a transparent manner and presented to the discretion of the people.
With Joe Biden focusing on a smooth transition and only 12 days to go in President Trump's term, officials on both sides are trying their best for a second impeachment or for VP Mike Pence to take over as president.
If it wants to have a functional democratic system, the US would do well to benchmark itself against other countries – and learn something from them too.
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