The president of Frente Amplio, Fernando Pereira, said that “Justice takes time but it will come” about the accusation of the former manager of the Vertical Skies company, Marcelo Acuñafor the personal files he requested from the former head of the presidential custodian, Alejandro Astesiano, the senators of the Frente Amplio, Mario Bergara and Charles Carrera.
The president of the left coalition gave a press conference this Tuesday in Huella de Seregni, together with the complaining senators: Mario Bergara and Charles Carrera.
“If the senators are followed, what can we do in other societies? Therefore We put the corresponding signals so that the political system is fully expressed.
“Now known as a company operating in Boca Raton (United States) used to monitor two senators,” said the president of the FA and added that it was also known that “There are a lot of people involved.” and that Acuña had communication with Alexander Astesiano.
“He deleted the information on his cell phone in a way that he has no intention of cooperating with justice,” added Pereira.
Bergara: the purpose is “extortion”
The FA senator, Mario Bergarawho also attended the press conference, and said that the assembly of files containing personal information about him and Charles Carrera has “the apparent purpose of extortion”. “So that we don’t cover our noses government and Katoen Natie”, he admitted.
For Bergara, in agreement with the government of the Belgian company, “You are granted a monopoly on the port of Montevideo until 2081”.
“It’s good that justice is working, that the judicial system provides guarantees, and that progress was made despite all attempts to hide the fact progress is made in the formalization of a person who requests or insists 14 times in less than a month create personal information sheets for Charles Carrera and the speaker,” Bergara said at the press conference.
The senator added that there is more “a glass half empty” Because they keep waiting to find out”Who were the original rulers? in this crime against the democratic functioning of the country,” he concluded.
“The president of the Republic by action or omission is responsible,” said Charles Carrera
Charles Carrera, Frente Amplio senator
Senator Charles Carrera that the president of the Republic Luis Lacalle Pou, was also responsible “for action or removal”.
“Astesiano did not fall from the fourth floor of the Executive Tower without a clear order, that is, no order from the President Secretary, and the Deputy Secretary,” said Carrera in the press conference.
“It is very serious in the government of President de Lacalle (Pou). spy status from the heart of the Executive Tower, from the 4th Floor,” the lawmaker added.
“I am the Director General of the Ministry of the Interior, we have a lot of access to information systems, but we never thought of using that information to maintain the position, so we believe that the President of the Republic should correct himself that expression it’s smoke, because it’s not smoke”, Carrera closed.