Chile’s Piñera appeals to the Constitutional Court to stop pandemic pension withdrawals

Presented by several groups of congressmen, including representatives of the ruling party, the measure of a third early withdrawal of pension funds was promoted under the argument that the US$18 billion in aid announced by the Government "are not reaching the people".

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Chilean government resorted this Tuesday, April 20, to the Constitutional Court to stop the bill that allows a third 'pandemic' withdrawal of 10% of pension funds, according to the Minister of the General Secretariat of the Presidency (Segpres), Juan José Ossa, from the presidential palace of La Moneda in Santiago.

"It is our duty to ensure that the rules that currently govern us are respected," said the head of the Segpres, flanked by the ministers of the General Secretariat of Government, Jaime Bellolio, and the Minister of Finance, Rodrigo Cerda.

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