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Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Chile’s new constitution: Seats for indigenous groups ahead of vote” – below is their description.
Chileans head to the polls later this week to elect a group of people who will draft a new constitution.
11 percent of the seats at the Constitutional Convention are being reserved for leaders representing ten indigenous groups.
And there is hope this could be a crucial first step towards solving an increasingly explosive conflict.
Al Jazeera’s Lucia Newman reports from Lonquimay, in Southern Chile.
–Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel
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In This Story: Chile
Chile borders Peru to the north, Bolivia to the northeast, Argentina to the east, and the Drake Passage in the far south. Chilean territory includes the Pacific islands of Juan Fernández, Isla Salas y Gómez, Desventuradas, and Easter Island in Oceania. Chile also claims about 1,250,000 square kilometres (480,000 sq mi) of Antarctica under the Chilean Antarctic Territory.