Should elected representatives be allowed to make changes to a country’s Constitution? Many of today’s leaders wish to do so. Allan Brewer-Carías (Venezuela), one of the most prominent jurists in the Americas, has written extensively on legal issues. Rodrigo Uprimny, a Colombian jurist who specializes in constitutional law, currently works as a member of the UN’s Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and as a researcher at the Dejusticia Centre for Legal, Juridical and Social Studies, an organization he has been at the head of for ten years. They will talk to the publisher Sergio Dahbar.