Chile’s President Apologizes, Announces Broad Package of Social Measures

The broad range of social measures, designed to assist "the most vulnerable sectors", include increased pensions, a wealth tax, a freeze in electricity charges, a minimum wage, and assistance with purchases of medicine.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The president of Chile, Sebastián Piñera, delivered a speech on the national TV network on Tuesday night, October 22nd, where he apologized to Chileans for his lack of vision of historical issues.

He announced a number of measures to ease tensions in the country, such . . .

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