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At the outset of the constitutional process, it seemed certain that Chile would approve its new constitution. The opposition turned the tide.
Disinformation campaigns and fears that Indigenous rights would erode national identity and unity were leading factors in the charter’s defeat.
The majority of Chileans voted against the proposed new constitution. How can we interpret the “no” vote’s significant victory?
Although an overwhelming majority of Chileans supported the need for a Constitutional Convention, the results of the September 4 vote on the new charter remain unpredictable.
The recent death of a Chilean protestor at the hands of the police is yet another example of the country’s pattern of responding to civil unrest with force.
The last installment of our series on Cuba's constitutional reform, an interview with scholar and political analyst Arturo López-Levy
Cuba’s constitution should advance a more inclusive vision of the nation, one not bound by the island’s territorial limits.
Cuba’s new constitution, currently under debate, leaves many rights and guarantees uncertain and ambiguous.
In Cuba, the debate over marriage equality reflects a changing society. This is the third installment in NACLA's forum on Cuba’s constitutional reform.
Cuba’s new constitution should do more than merely ban discrimination; it should establish more proactive measures to recognize diversity and advance equality. This is the first installment in NACLA's forum on Cuba’s constitutional reform.