This Sunday there were several demonstrations in different parts of the country. Some to support the repeal of 135 articles of the Law of Urgent Consideration (LUC) and others to maintain them. In Montevideo there were two great pink and light blue activities in the prior to the referendum on March 27: a race and a horseback ride.
On the Kibón boulevard, the 5K organized by the Commission for Yesin which more than 1,500 runners, according to the newspaper El País, wore pink shirts in support of the repeal of the articles.
– Vote YES (@VotaSiUy) March 6, 2022
The sports activity was organized to finance the campaign and to be able to afford the costs of printing flyers, ballots and advertising. Each registration cost $500. “The campaign belongs to the people and is financed by the people,” expressed the Broad Front on its Twitter account.
GAVE RESULT It was to remember the price of fuel and the start was lit.
Who doesn’t get hot with gasoline at $74.88!
This we are ?
We run, we walk, we militate and we are committed to the future.
? Vote yes pic.twitter.com/5ypCfRHJjl
— Broad Front (@Frente_Amplio) March 6, 2022
On horseback and in light blue
On the other hand, in support of the government and the LUC, 500 horsemenas reported to The Observer Senator Sebastián Da Silva, joined militants on foot and in cars and vans to march from the Prado to Plaza Independencia, where they gathered to hear a proclamation.
How nice it is to be white.
Long live the country!
This 27 we vote NO. pic.twitter.com/EEVV5YsrWf
– Maria Sara Abella (@maruabe) March 6, 2022
Militants from the National Party, the Open Cabildo, the Colorado Party and the Independent Party approached the square, as well as several members of the Executive Power, such as the Secretary of the Presidency, Álvaro Delgado or the Undersecretary of Livestock, Agriculture and Fisheries, Ignacio Buffa.
ALL SKY BLUE
For more rights, more freedom and more security. On March 27 we do NOT repeal. pic.twitter.com/QcJSWjPBEO
– Alvaro Delgado (@AlvaroDelgadoUy) March 6, 2022
This activity was organized by a group of self-convened and it was replicated in several departmental capitals.
On their way, the riders passed by the presidential residence of Suárez and Reyes and were greeted by President Luis Lacalle Pou.