As for Macarena Spencer, the right to property is being “ignored” in the draft of the new Magna Carta, as well as the right to health and private education “I am a patriot, I love my country, I love Chileans and I want education, health and decent housing to be only for Chileans and not for immigrants,” Macarena told Efe.
During the protest, a group of hooded men started throwing stones and attacking the protesters, prompting the intervention of the force. policeman. “The patriots are unarmed. We don’t want a constitution of murderers and terrorists,” said another protester, who requested anonymity.
Chile started the constitutional process in 2022 as a political solution to end the wave of massive protests that started in 2019 and left 30 dead and thousands injured. In a historic plebiscite, held in October 2022, almost 30% of Chileans voted in favor of changing the constitution and, in May of the following year, the 04 members of the Constituent Assembly, of a progressive tendency and with a large number of independent citizens. If approved in the September 4 referendum, the new Constitution would replace the current one, inherited from the Augusto Pinochet regime (1973 -1990).