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Struggle Over New Charters

Presidents of several Latin American countries with populist governments have been trying to rewrite their constitutions, but the initiatives have met with popular skepticism and political resistance.

Struggle Over New Charters

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South America's Constitutional Battles
Article | BUENOS AIRES -- Movements to rewrite national constitutions are dramatically changing the political paths of several South American countries, triggering bitter debates over whether new charters will benefit future generations or simply serve the political ambitions of current presidents.

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