constitutional referendum

  • 'Rebirth': Chileans vote by millions to tear up Pinochet's constitution
    SANTIAGO, October 26 (Reuters): Chileans poured into the country's main squares on Sunday night after voters gave a ringing endorsement to a plan to tear up the country's Pinochet-era constitution in favour of a new charter drafted by citizens. In Santiago's Plaza Italia, the focus of the massive and often violent social protests last year which sparked the demand for a new magna carta, fireworks rose above a crowd of tens of thousands of jubilant people singing in