Government of Cuba in solidarity with Cristina Fernández de Kirchner

The president of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel, conveyed his “support and solidarity” to the vice president of Argentina, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, for whom this week a judge has requested 12 years in prison.

From his Twitter account, the president conveyed his “solidarity” and wrote: “You will overcome the challenge as you have overcome others before. With truth and reason.”

the cuban agency Latin Press (PL) highlights that also from the same platform, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez repudiated the process against the also head of the Argentine Senate, who denounced the day before being the victim of an unprecedented stalking.

Meanwhile, the general director of Latin America and the Caribbean of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Eugenio Martínez, stressed, according to the source, that these politically motivated processes “against left-wing and progressive leaders and organizations are an attempt to reverse authentically popular processes that they face the dictatorship of neoliberalism bent on the interests of big capital”.

During the ninth and last accusatory hearing of what is known as the Road Cause, prosecutor Diego Luciani requested a 12-year prison sentence for the former head of state and her perpetual disqualification from holding public office.

In this process, the alleged irregularities in the concession of 51 public works to firms of businessman Lázaro Báez during the governments of the late Néstor Kirchner (2003-2007) and Fernández de Kirchner (2007-2015) in the southern province of Santa Cruz are judged.

Argentine Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner accused of corruption

According to the prosecutor, Fernández, who governed Argentina between 2007 and 2015, was the “head” of an illicit association made up of “high-ranking” public officials – for whom the prosecutor also requested various penalties – and who acted on the ” profit motive and greed.

“Nothing, absolutely nothing they said [los fiscales] It was tested. When I said that they had the sentence written, I fell short, ”said Fernández de Kirchner from his office in the presidency of the Senate before going out to greet his supporters, who gathered before Congress on Tuesday.

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