The event organized by the front of all of the City of Buenos Aires in Lezama Park in Support for Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner behind the assassination attempt suffered on September 1 began this Saturday after 4:00 p.m. with the presence of several leaders, officials, and legislators from the ruling party.
“The town takes care of Cristina, Cristina takes care of the town”is the slogan of this call that brought together a significant number of protesters gathered in this square in the Buenos Aires neighborhood of San Telmo.
Among others, ministers were present on stage. Daniel Filmus (Science and Technology) and Elizabeth Gomez Alcorta (Women) Senator Mariano Recaldethe presidential spokeswoman Gabriela Cerutithe deputies Leander Santoro and Itai Hagmanthe deputy chief of staff John Manuel Olmosbusinessman and trade unionist Victor Santamaria and the sociologist Dora Barrancos.
The call to Parque Lezama had been scheduled, in principle, for Saturday, August 27at the end of the week in which the prosecutor Diego Luciani He gave his plea in the framework of the case called Vialidad and requested a 12-year prison sentence for Cristina.
But that day, the Government of the city of Buenos Aires installed fences in the vicinity of the home of the Vice President in Recoleta and the call of the militants moved towards that place.
The following Thursday, the Failed attempt on the life of the former president which led to the massive march on Friday in Plaza de Mayo, for which the call to Parque Lezama was again postponed for this Saturday.
On the other hand, the Buenos Aires judge Juan Maria Ramos Padilla and the Peronist leader Jorge Rachid called for another mobilization also for this Saturday afternoon in the Patricks Parklocated on the corner of Avenida Caseros and La Rioja.
The best photos of the act by CFK in Parque Lezama taken by Kaloi Santos Cabrera:
Mass for CFK in Luján
A while before, around 1:00 p.m. this Saturday, the “Mass for peace and brotherhood of Argentines” with the aim of repudiating the attack against Cristina and calling for citizen reflection on the acts of violence.
The mass was attended by the president, Alberto Fernandezand was headed by the Archbishop of Mercedes-Luján, Jorge Eduardo Scheining, who warned that the country is going through an “extremely delicate time” and affirmed that “social peace is fragile and threatened.”
The head of state followed the mass from the front row, accompanied by the former president Eduardo Duhalde; the interior minister, Edward DePeter; the head of the Chamber of Deputies, Cecilia Moreau and the mayor of Luján, Leonardo Boto, among others. Also present were the chief of staff, John Manzur; the Buenos Aires governor Axel Kicillo; the Minister of the Buenos Aires Community, Andres Larroque; The chancellor, santiago cafiero; The ministers Daniel Filmus, Gabriel Katopodis, Jorge Taiana Y John Zabaleta; and the senator oscar parrilliamong others.
In addition, representatives of organizations of human rightsWhat Taty Almeida and the Nobel Peace Prize, Adolfo Perez Esquivel; social leaders like Esteban “Gringo” Castro Y John Grabois; and trade unions like Hugo Yasky.
“We are in an extremely delicate time. Social peace is fragile and threatened. And we are responsible for securing it and taking care of it, “said the prelate at the beginning of his homily at the mass, which he celebrated together with the auxiliary bishop of Buenos Aires and episcopal vicar for Pastoral care in Villas de Emergence, Gustavo Carrara.
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The best images of the act in Parque Lezama by Cristina Kirchner