On commemorating the half-century of its existence that day, she said that with its inception, the partnership between the “white” and “red” who had ruled the country together and separately at will for 150 years would finally disappear.
Since 1999, the Amblio Front has become the first political force in Uruguay and in 2004 it has become solid due to maturity and confidence, as an option for the national government in three successive periods of the drivers of significant economic, social and cultural changes under the presidencies of Tabare Vásquez and Jose Mujica ..
A historical reference from the early days, such as former Economy Minister Danilo Astori, reflected on the occasion that “looking back, the immense wealth and intensity of these fifty years achieved by the broad front is seen.”
He said that it was born from a “ somewhat old crisis ” and highlighted the importance of the sum total of “ the wills of the parties, such as the socialist and communist in the early twentieth century, as well as the sectors separate from the established parties in which they ceased to believe in light of the critical situation the country was going through. ” ‘.
In this sense, she paid tribute to the number of her first president, Liber Serigny, who played a very crucial role for the left and the Football Association, combining all the characteristics of an established and detached fighter.
He suggested: “Today we live in moments of joy, as well as moments of self-criticism, because we committed mistakes that must be recognized,” noting the importance of “intellectual honesty and the need to recognize the location of defects. To correct them.”
The story began on February 5, 1971, when a session was held in the lost grades hall of the Legislative Palace to create the Football Association, in a work in which the Socialists, Communists, Christian Democrats, the progressive sectors of the National Party and Colorado, trade unionists, workers and students participated.
Senator Zilmar Michelini, who was kidnapped and assassinated on May 18, 1976 in Buenos Aires, presided over the session, along with former National Party deputy Hector Gutierrez.
At the end of that founding meeting, General Sergey said it was a landmark act that had defined “the formation of an anti-imperialist movement in depth”.
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