Buenos Aires, Mar 13 (Prensa Latina) Latin American leaders and from other regions, including Argentine presidents Cristina Fernandez and Eduardo Duhalde, expressed strong support for Luis Inacio Lula Da Silva, currently facing a campaign of disparagement.
The backrest is manifest in a joint declaration in which the signatories claim that the leader of the Workers Party (PT) is a victim of ‘attempt by some sectors to destroy the image of this great Brazilian’.
Lula is the target of an action of a judge opened a trial on suspicion of alleged corruption, denounced the declaration, also signed among others by the formers presidents Jose Mujica (Uruguay), Felipe González (Spain), Fernando Lugo (Paraguay), Ernesto Samper (Colombia), Carlos Mesa (Bolivia) and Ricardo Lagos (Chile).
The text, backed by these international leaders, argues that Lula is considered neither is above the law. But neither can be the subject of unjustified attacks against their personal integrity ‘claim.
Lula qualify as ‘union leader, social activist, founder and leader of the Workers Party. President-elect of the Republic in 2002 ‘while attributed to’ launched an ambitious program of social change in Brazil, which brought poverty and misery to millions of men and women ‘. ‘His economic policy has it allowed the creation of millions of jobs and an extraordinary increase in the income of workers’ stressed.
In that sense, the text continues: ‘His government deepened democracy, stimulating the cultural and political diversity of the country, transparency of state and public life. We are with him and certain that the truth will prevail ‘.
The document is also signed by Mauricio Funes (El Salvador), Manuel Zelaya (Honduras), Alvaro Colón (Guatemala), Massimo D’Alema (Italy), Martin Torrijos (Panama), Nicanor Duarte (Paraguay), Leonel Fernandez (Dominican Republic) José Miguel Insulza (OAS).
The Argentine Cristina Fernandez spread through her accounts in social networks supporting Lula document, illustrated with photos of her and the Brazilian leader.
‘Democratic opinion is concerned the attempt by some sectors to destroy the image of this great Brazilian “, says the text.
“We are with him and certain that the truth will prevail ‘, concludes the statement circulated by Cristina Fernandez.
[Source:- Prensa Latina]