RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The referendum in Chile was held on Sunday, Octrober 25th, with a resounding result in favor of reforming the constitution. After last year's social protests, it was decided to consult citizens if they wanted to begin the process of promulgating a new Chilean constitution, replacing the one approved during the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet in 1980.
The final results, with all the votes already counted, were conclusive, as a huge majority voted in favor of creating a new constituent assembly.
The citizens were asked two questions. The first was “Do you want a new constitution . . .