Representatives of the Chilean opposition said an Emergency Family Income bill is “completely insufficient” in providing a monthly bonus to at least 1.8 million low-income families to help with the coronavirus pandemic.

“The project presented by the government is not even half of what Chilean families need. Not even the extreme poverty line is reached,” Pablo Vidal of the Democratic Revolution party told the media Tuesday.

“We are going to defend a true Basic Emergency Income that will give Chilean families peace of mind, and if this is not the case, we will not support it.

“If the government

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