RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Three months after the October 18th social outburst in Chile, which combined massive peaceful protests with unprecedented levels of violence, the repudiation of the political world set a record and devastated all sectors.
Distrust of institutions has increased dramatically, according to a recent survey by the Center for Public Studies (CEP). Only seven percent of the population trusts businesses, six percent the Prosecutor's Office, five percent the government, three percent Congress and two percent political parties, both the current majority and the left-wing opposition.
President Sebastián Piñera's popularity has dropped to . . .