RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Constituent Convention, headed by the Mapuche academic Elisa Loncón, officially began the debate to define the new Magna Carta for the country. The substantive debate on the new Constitution was one of the central demands of the wave of protests that shook Chile two years ago.
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"For the first time, the peoples of Chile have sat at the same plural table and in conditions of equality and horizontality to discuss and think about . . .