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‘Chilenazo’ or the burning oasis

You have to go much further back to understand how, with or without the economic growth vaunted by Piñera who garnered the support of barely 25% of Chileans, inequality has survived over the centuries. Chile is among the twenty countries in the world with the worst income distribution. In Chile, MPs earn up to 25 times the average salary. And the problem is that in Chile this is not the only inequality.