Chilean Constituent approves the rule that prevents Boric’s re-election

A decision that the president himself valued positively minutes later on Twitter, where he wrote "Very good. It is what's right"

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The plenary session of the constituent convention that drafts a new Magna Carta for Chile approved this Thursday with a large majority the rule that prevents the re-election of the president, the progressive Gabriel Boric, for a second term immediately, once the current one ends in 2026.

By 124 votes in favor, zero against and three abstentions, the constituents accepted the article that establishes that "the President of the Republic elected for the period 2022-2026 may not stand for re-election for the following period and will continue in office with the constitutional powers . . .

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