One recurring theme in Latin American politics is how regularly the rules of the constitutional game change. On average, Latin American countries rewrite their constitutions every 20 years. Until recently, Chile was an exception. The country’s transition to democracy in 1990 was based on rules dating from the military dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet, but these were thrown into question by... Continue Reading
Claudio Fuentes is a professor at the School of Political Science at the Universidad Diego Portales (UDP) in Santiago, Chile. He is a coordinator of the UDP Constitutional Lab and a guest author for the Bertelsmann Stiftung’s Transformation Index BTI. He has a PhD in Political Science.