Chile May 2013 Vol 2

Chile G overnm en t Chile is governed under the constitution of 1981 as amended. It is a multiparty democracy with a directly elected president who serves a fouryear term (sixyear prior to the constitutional amendments of 2005). The president may not be elected to consecutive terms. The bicameral legislature consists of a 38-seat Palacio de la Moneda Senate, whose members are elected for four elected to serve years. Adminiseight-year terms, tratively, Chile is and a 120-seat divided into 13 Chamber of regions. Deputies, whose members are