The president of the left-wing political force, Fernando Pereira, sentenced by denying a phrase in the speech that “I don’t know what a teacher or a police officer can think if they tell him that they didn’t put their hand in his pocket if in the first year of government , they lost 19 wages”.
Likewise, he denounced the application of a very unfair fiscal adjustment, by cutting investments, salaries and pensions, in a total amount of about 300 million dollars and affirmed that 100 thousand people fell below poverty.
The opposition coalition criticized that there was no mention in the presidential speech of the concession of the port to a multinational, unjustified in economic terms, without legal reports, denounced before the Prosecutor’s Office.
In the week, the senators from the Front Amplio, Charles Carreras and Mario Bergara, ratified that there are serious crimes against the national patrimony in the delivery by the Government of a port monopoly in the container terminal to the multinational Katoen Natie for 60 years.
Both appeared as accusers in a hearing with the prosecutor in charge of the case, Gilberto Rodríguez, who has already sent a letter to the National Port Administration so that it can be delivered within 10 days, all the documentation in the files that support the negotiation process between the Government and the company.
While the Association of Bank Employees of Uruguay (AEBU) confirmed the deposits in accounts reached record figures in 2021, exceeding six billion dollars and the concentration of wealth in the country is deepening.
He contrasted that instead, the poorest 20 percent of the population has an income that is not enough to cover all their monthly consumption, they are very strongly affected by inflation, without the power to maneuver.
In this critical environment, the FA deputy, Daniel Caggiani, commented that the government reached 36 percent increases in fuels in a year and a few months and called on Twitter to “stop this” with the vote to repeal 135 in a referendum. articles of the Urgent Consideration Law (LUC) on March 27.
For its part, the Uruguayan Association of Labor Workers denounced that the LUC introduced modifications in labor relations that signify a clear setback in protection and guarantee of rights, prevents the worker from negotiating on equal terms with the employer, and limits the right to strike.
In turn, the director of the Social Security Bank on behalf of the workers, Ramón Ruiz, warned that if the Non-official wins the repeal of the 135 articles of the LUC, the mandatory legal retirement age will be postponed and the power of purchase of the passive population.