Flags, drums and people from the multiple political fronts and organizations of Chile’s Frente Amplio coalition filled Plaza Victoria in Valparaíso on March 11 to celebrate the investiture of twenty deputies and one senator to the new government. Included in Frente Amplio’s win is the youngest deputy ever elected in the country’s history. In addition to a celebration with dance, music, and food, the twenty-one newly-electeds were asked to to pledge their commitment to the community by publicly signing the following statement.
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