Law of Chile
The legal system of Chile belongs to the Continental Law tradition.The basis for its public law is the 1980 Constitution, reformed in 1989 and 2005. According to it Chile is a democratic republic. The...
Crime in Chile
Crime in Chile is investigated by the Chilean police.
In 2012, Chile had a murder rate of 3.1 per 100,000 population. There were a total of 550 murders in Chile in 2012.As of 2006, there were isol...
Human rights in Chile
Problems related to human rights in Chile include discrimination against indigenous populations; societal violence and discrimination against women, children, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgend...
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Judiciary of Chile
The judiciary of the Republic of Chile includes one Supreme Court, one Constitutional Court, 16 Courts of Appeal, 84 Oral Criminal Tribunals and Guarantee Judges; 7 Military Tribunals; over 300 Local ...
Carabineros de Chile
The Carabiniers of Chile, (Spanish:Carabineros de Chile) are the uniformed Chilean national police force and gendarmerie.Created on April 27, 1927, their mission is to maintain order and create public...
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Prisons in Chile
Prison in Chile are generally poor. Prisons often are overcrowded and antiquated, with substandard sanitary conditions.
In December 2009 there were approximately 50,000 prisoners in prisons design...
Chilean constitutional referendum, 1980
A constitutional referendum was held in Chile on 11 September 1980. The proposed new constitution would replace the 1925 constitution, and was approved by over two-thirds of voters.The new constitutio...
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American Treaty on Pacific Settlement
The American Treaty on Pacific Settlement (also known as the Pact of Bogotá) was signed by the independent republics of America gathered at the Ninth International Conference of American States in Bog...
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Paulina Veloso
Paulina Eliana Veloso Valenzuela (born in Concepción, Chile, February 14, 1957) is a Chilean lawyer and Socialist Party politician who served as the Minister Secretary-General of the Presidency of Chi...
Barcelona Convention and Statute on Freedom of Transit
The Barcelona Convention and Statute on Freedom of Transit is an International treaty signed in Barcelona on 20 April 1921; the treaty ensures freedom of transit for various commercial goods across na...
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El Manzano (prison)
El Manzano is a prison in the city of Concepción, Chile. After the 2010 Chile earthquake a prison riot began following a failed escape attempt by the inmates. Different parts of the prison were set on...
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Ley Reservada del Cobre
The Chilean Law N° 13.196 known as Ley Reservada del Cobre (Spanish for "Restricted Law on Copper") or Ley de Cruceros (Spanish for "Cruciers Law") is a highly controversial secret law ("restricted" i...
Eliodoro Yáñez
Eliodoro Yáñez Ponce de León (May 6, 1860 - July 26, 1932) was a Chilean journalist, lawyer, and politician, and was one of the founders of La Nación newspaper. He also served several times as minist...
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Recurso de amparo
The writ of amparo (also called recurso de amparo or juicio de amparo) is a remedy for the protection of constitutional rights, found in certain jurisdictions. In some legal systems, predominantly tho...
Chilean Constitution of 1925
The Constitution of 1925 was the constitution in force in Chile between 1925 and 1973 when the Government Junta suspended it. In the 1920s Chile suffered from a severe social and economic crisis that ...
Comptroller General of Chile
The Comptroller General of Chile (General Accounting Office) is part of the executive branch of the Government of Chile based on chapter 10 of the Constitution of Chile and it is in charge of the cont...
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Labor rights in Chile
In Chile, workers have the right to form and join unions without prior authorization, and approximately 10% of the total work force is unionized.The law allows unions to conduct their activities witho...
Benzene Convention, 1971
Benzene Convention, 1971 is an International Labour Organization Convention.It was established in 1971:
As of 2013, the convention has been ratified by 38 countries (Montenegro being the most rec...
Chilean nationality law
Chilean nationality law is based on both principles of jus soli and jus sanguini. Nationality law is regulated by Article 10 of the Political Constitution of the Republic of Chile.
Any person born...
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