Declaration on Chile

Meeting of the SI Committee for Latin America and the Caribbean in the Dominican Republic, 9-10 May 2014

The Socialist International Committee for Latin America and the Caribbean salutes and celebrates the victory of Michelle Bachelet and the New Majority coalition in Chile. The social democrats gathered in the Dominican Republic with the PRD as hosts, on the 16th anniversary of the death of the distinguished leader José Francisco Peña Gómez, support the measures taken by the Chilean government for a change in the tax system to allow an improvement in the distribution of income and the collection of revenue that will make possible the provision of high quality, free, public education.