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Paper in the Senate for a tribute to a former legislator who did not die

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He Senate held a minute of silence for the death of the Frente Amplista senator Yvonne Passadabut the leader – who is in serious condition due to illness – had not died.

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The first session of the new parliamentary period included a bad moment for the senators present at the venue, among the various issues they had on the agenda, including a project entered as serious and urgent to extend the term for all rural producers to , within the framework of the drought that has been affecting the country, can extend the payment of special contributions to social security.

The situation began when the president of the bench of the Broad Front (FA), Liliam Kechichian, asked for the floor to report on the death of the former legislator from his party. Between the shock and surprise at the news, the debate in the room stopped and the vice president Beatriz Argimon he dedicated a few words to Passada, who “had been suffering from an illness for a long time.”

In this sense, the president of the Senate recalled that the former legislator of the FA was a “authentic vocational” of professional politics. “A militant from her sector, an excellent co-worker and with a very prominent role in the Inter-Parliamentary Union,” she added, also highlighting her role in militancy for the “equality between men and women in Uruguayan society”.

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After these words, Argimón asked all the senators to get up from their benches and gave a minute of silence in memory of Passada.

Also, Senator Match Colorado Germán Coutinho He asked for the floor and spoke of the “sad loss” of the legislator. they did the same Carlos Camy, of the National Party, and Guido Manini Rios of Town meeting, greeting his teammates Popular Participation Movement (MPP).

A trick on social media

While the tributes seemed to continue, Kechichián asked for the floor again, this time to saydeny the news given previously and that had transformed the climate in the enclosure. “We are all crazy and the networks seem to communicate things that are not confirmed,” she explained, commenting that the senator Amanda Della Ventura he had conveyed the news “and when they ask me we confirm it and now it would seem that it is not so.”

As he pointed out, legislator Della Ventura had seen a comment about Passada’s death in Facebook, He considered it valid and so transmitted it. “The truth, You can not live to the rhythm of social networks. I would ask him to make an impasse and talk to the family,” Kechichián requested.

Finally, the original news was denied by Passada’s own family who, in turn, reported “there is hospitalized in serious condition and is being accompanied by the closest affections”. Everything related to the alleged death of the former senator was deleted from the official channels of Parliament.

Source: Ambito

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