Politicians and former Latin American presidents conducted an interview with Noticiero 7.
Within the framework of a meeting held in Tucumán, and organized by the Federalismo y Libertad in its ten years,Former Presidents Luis Alberto Lacalle Po, Federico Franco and lvaro UribecSpoke with Noticiero 7.
On this occasion he spoke of the political reality of the continent, he envisioned long-term policies and strong states; He also referred to the Latin American Federation and the Brazilian elections, which led Lula da Silva to victory. Here are some of his concepts.
Former Paraguay President Federico Franco: “A continent is needed that is unified in order to impose itself on the world”
The former President of Paraguay defended the policies promoted in his country, and noted the relationship between the state and democracy. He asked the opposition to respect the laws and cooperate with those who won.
“Latin America like Venezuela, Nicaragua still have dictatorial processes. The rest have understood the need not to enter into conflict. Respect the rules of the game, help the government that wins, and the rule of law.” Guarantee.
Luis Alberto Lacalle Po: “I look at Argentina with affection and concern”
The father of the current President of Uruguay and who also had presidency of the neighboring country, said in reference to Brazil that “Lula is not the same as his past.” “He is walking in history. It has a vice of completely opposite views. I see the system working. There are democratic results and a certain instinct wins. The political panorama of Latin America is very interesting”.
Of Argentina he said: “I look at Argentina with affection and concern; This is the biggest problem for us in South America.”
lvaro Uribe: “I disagree with the prostatist tendencies of our Latin America”
The former Colombian president predicted a good government from Lula da Silva, calling for more investment from states in those young companies to boost spending on education and health.
“There is a prostatist trend. But there is a need for safe states, promoters of investment. Traditional democracies have also failed terribly. I believe in small-sized states; it is better to spend on education, health than on promoting young businesses. I believe in that. I disagree with the prostatist tendencies of our Latin America. The state cannot waste resources.”
On the other hand, he referred to drug crime, which affects regions and countries.
“Crime is gaining strength and in some areas it displaces the state. In many countries, drug crime has so much power that it is a major threat to the status of social law. It destroys young people, families. This puts them into the unconscious hobby of quick money at any cost. It hurts us,” he said.