The permanent position of vice president was abolished with the 1833 Constitution, Diego Portales being the last to occupy it. Since then, the title of Vice President is only used for the first in the order of succession to discharge the duties of the president in case of temporary impediment or vacancy.
Does Chile have a president?
The president is responsible for both the Chilean government and state administration. … Since 2018, Sebastian Piñera is the current president. He won the 2017 Chilean general election and assumed the office on 11 March 2018 for the second term.
Which party is in power in Chile?
Progressive Party (Partido Progresista)
Who is the prime minister of Chile?
|His Excellency Sebastián Piñera OMCh CYC|
|Born||Miguel Juan Sebastián Piñera Echenique 1 December 1949 Santiago, Chile|
|Political party||National Renewal (1989–2010) Independent (2010–present)|
|Other political affiliations||Coalition for Change (2009–2013) Chile Vamos (2015–present)|
How many senators are there in Chile?
Composition. According to the present Constitution of Chile, the Senate is composed of forty-three directly elected senators, chosen by universal popular suffrage vote in 16 senatorial circumscriptions. These serve eight-year terms, with half of them being replaced every fourth year.
What is Chile famous for?
Even though Chile is internationally known for its succulent red wines and its devilish pisco, Chile also has a strong and diverse beer culture!