However, this image has been called into question in recent years. Not only do the established political parties have growing problems in processing citizen demands, but also a series of corruption and collusion scandals have shaken the image Iceland Phone Number List of the business and political class, while journalistic and judicial investigations have revealed serious cases of pedophilia and cover-up within the Catholic Church. Added to this is Iceland Phone Number List robust evidence of the inability of economic development to reduce the persistent concentration of income and wealth.
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In short, various recent events show that Chile is facing serious governance challenges and it is not entirely clear whether these can be successfully Iceland Phone Number List in the near future. Although it is true that a variety of causes explain the difficulties that Chilean society is currently experiencing, there is consensus that an important part of the problem lies in the behavior of the elites. There is no doubt that the latter have been the main beneficiaries of development in recent decades and, therefore, have paid very little attention to a growing malaise in large sectors of the citizenry regarding the functioning of the prevailing economic and political system.