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How a Pokémon character is rewriting Chile’s future

17 mins | Dec 22, 2021
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Giovanna Grandón had no interest in politics. Then she put on a Pikachu costume. Faced with protests, Chile’s politicians gave the public a chance to rewrite the constitution. What happened next? Anna Lankes explores how Grandón, known as Tia Pikachu, went from working as a bus driver struggling to make ends meet to becoming a constitutional delegate, in charge of shaping Chile’s future.