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LatinNews Daily - 01 June 2021

CHILE: Proposed bill to grant pardons for prisoners stokes controversy

On 29 May Senator Iván Moreira of the Unión Demócrata Independiente (UDI) party, the senior member in the centre-right Chile Vamos ruling coalition, said he would do everything possible to prevent the approval of legislative bill which would pardon, on humanitarian grounds, those detained for crimes committed during the 2019 social protests.

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