EFEBy Alberto Valdes Gomez Santiago

Little did daycare worker Giovanna Grandon know in October 2019 when she donned her son's old costume of a Pokemon character to join an anti-government protest in Santiago that it was the start of a journey leading to her election as a delegate to Chile's upcoming constitutional convention.

The 46-year-old known as "Aunt Pikachu" was one of 27 candidates from the People's List to win spots in the 155-seat constituent assembly due to begin work at the end of this month.