The former senator from Colorado Pedro Bordaberry He has taken a step back to the political scene, by registering his political group again, Let’s go uruguay, in the National Commission of Electoral Affairs of his party. This news, reported and confirmed by various media, not only generates expectations about his return to political activitybut rather shakes the waters of the PC and the multicolored coalition.
In a note signed by Bordaberry, authorization is requested to use the motto of the Colorado Party, accompanied by the sub-mottos “Vamos Uruguay”, “Vamos Colorados” and “Vamos Batillistas”. However, this request not only bears his signature, but also that of other prominent leaders such as former Vice Chancellor Carolina Ache, Undersecretary for Industry Walter Verri and lawyer Jaime Sapolinski. In addition, among the members of this group is the deputy of Ciudadanos, Jorge Alvear.
It should be remembered that Pedro Bordaberry had announced his departure from political activity in April 2017, when he stated that he would finish his term as Senator of the Republic without heading again to the lists or running for the Presidency, as he had done in the campaigns of 2009 and 2014. Previously, he was also a mayoral candidate in 2005.
After his retirement from politicsBordaberry assumed the presidency of the supervisory commission of the Uruguayan Football Association (AUF) between 2018 and 2019. Subsequently, he remained linked to the world of football as an external advisor to the Montevideo City Torque club, a position he still holds today.
The news of the return of Bordaberry has been valued positively by the deputy Philip Schipanione of the benchmarks in the Colorado sector citizens. Schipani cited statements by the Undersecretary of Industry, Walter Verry, who accompanied the request for renewal of the Vamos Uruguay group, with the purpose of obtaining authorization to use the motto of the Colorado Party. Through his Twitter account, Schipani expressed: “It is very important that all of us colorados be on the field in the face of the enormous challenges that lie ahead.”
The Colorado leader also mentioned Verri’s statements on the program meeting point radio Universalwhere he stated that “everything indicates” that Bordaberry’s return to political activity is imminent. However, until now, Bordaberry has not definitively stated if he will participate and in what way he will do it.
In this sense, the former senator and former candidate submitted the request for renewal of the Vamos Uruguay group before the National Electoral Affairs Commission of the Colorado Party.