A new era for Chile?

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Chileans have voted to replace a constitution dating from the military dictatorship.


 Indigenous group escalating tactics to take back land

Younger Mapuche are organising and some are taking up arms to expel people they view as foreign invaders.

Chile’s Mapuche step up fight for basic rights

As Indigenous Mapuche conflict escalates, some hope the writing of a new constitution could lay the groundwork for reconciliation and peace in the trouble-torn region of southern Chile.

A demonstrator raises his arms as police water cannon disperses demonstrators during protest against Chile's government, as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak continues in Santiago, Chile August 28, 2020 (REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado) (Reuters)

Chileans will vote this month on whether to adopt a new political constitution.

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