Constitution

September 10, 2022
Carole Concha Bell

Disinformation campaigns and fears that Indigenous rights would erode national identity and unity were leading factors in the charter’s defeat.

September 8, 2022
Noam Titelman / Nueva Sociedad

The majority of Chileans voted against the proposed new constitution. How can we interpret the “no” vote’s significant victory?

July 13, 2022
Arlette Gay, Christian Sánchez, and Cäcilie Schildberg / Nueva Sociedad

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.

October 26, 2021
Carole Concha Bell

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. 

November 14, 2018
Arturo López-Levy

The last installment of our series on Cuba's constitutional reform, an interview with scholar and political analyst Arturo López-Levy 

 

November 11, 2018
Ahmed Correa Alvarez

Cuba’s constitution should advance a more inclusive vision of the nation, one not bound by the island’s territorial limits. 

 

November 2, 2018
Amalia Pérez Martín

Cuba’s new constitution, currently under debate, leaves many rights and guarantees uncertain and ambiguous. 

October 18, 2018
Ailynn Torres Santana

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.

September 14, 2018
Julio César Guanche

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.

March 23, 2017
Heather Vrana

A protest by abused adolescents at a homeless shelter in Guatemala led to a massive fire that killed 40 minors. The Guatemalan state is responsible.

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