Constitutional Council Rejects Amendment Proposing Rodeo as Chile's National Sport

The Constitutional Council of Chile voted against an amendment proposing rodeo as the national sport, with seventeen votes opposing the change. Specifically, they rejected paragraph three of article thirteen, which established that “the national dance is the cueca and its national sport is the Chilean rodeo.” This amendment revolved around recognizing national symbols that celebrate Chilean identity, encompassing music, crafts, popular games, Creole sports, and the arts.