The Chamber of Deputies of Chile approves a judgment of President Piñera's dismissal

The Chamber of Deputies of Chile approved on Tuesday after a maratonic debate a political judgment against President Sebastián Piñera, for his link in the contr

The Chamber of Deputies of Chile approves a judgment of President Piñera's dismissal

The Chamber of Deputies of Chile approved on Tuesday after a maratonic debate a political judgment against President Sebastián Piñera, for his link in the controversial sale of Minera Dominga in Virgin Islands, a fiscal paradise, revealed in Pandora's roles.

Parliamentarians managed to bring together the 78 votes that were required so that the accusation seeking the dismissal of Chile's president would advance towards the Senate.

The Piñera lawyer, Jorge Gálvez, closed his defense before the plenary and emphasized: "I beg you, honorable deputies and deputies, reject this unfair and improper constitutional accusation."

The constitutional accusation, as is known in Chile This resource that seeks the dismissal of President Piñera - who is in the final rectal of his second government initiated in March 2018 - was presented the first week of October by the arch of the socialist position and from left to the government.

The debate began at 10 o'clock on Monday morning by socialist deputy Jaime Naranjo, who read for 15 hours 1,300 pages to argue legislative action against the president and so that in Chile "the impunity" of those who have power are completed. This was one of the most listened phrases and its content has a huge echo in this country after the social crisis that exploded in 2019.

Unding highlighting that in the case of Dominga, an alleged incompatible negotiation was made, Naranjo said: "Acting as President benefited (him) and his family directly, with information he had in the exercise of his position. And he continued to negotiate and He raised the price of Dominga, "he said, on the operation held in 2010, when the president assumed his first government.

Now the accusation against the president passes to the Chamber of Senators, who would act as a jury to seal the future of Piñera, although in this instance it would not have the necessary votes to dismiss him and disable him for life to access public positions.

Updated Date: 09 November 2021, 07:42

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