Chile's president enacts law limiting reelection of legislators, councilors, and governors

11 August
President Sebastián Piñera of Chile (photo credit: G20 Argentina/flickr)
President Sebastián Piñera of Chile (photo credit: G20 Argentina/flickr)
Chilean President Sebastián Piñera promulgated a constitutional reform on Friday that sets limits on the re-election of parliamentarians, mayors (mayors), councilors and local governors, after 14 years of discussion in Congress. [ . . . ] The president assured on Friday in a message from the Palacio de La Moneda that this reform “contributes to the improvement of our democracy”, because the norm “interprets and responds to a broad and deep citizen demand for greater renewal, participation and transparency” .
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