Within the framework of an event for his pre-candidacy that took place this Saturday in Small Canelón (Canelones)the former president of Antel expressed that his sector will seek to cover “the liberal field that no one wants to occupy” in the Uruguay.
Gurméndez recalled the thought of former Colorado president Jorge Batlleand indicated that liberal ideas “were always” present and it is not that “they are fashionable” due to the presidential inauguration of Javier Milei in the Argentina.
Likewise, he asserted that the members of the PC are united by “the love for the idea of freedom as a central conception,” but he emphasized that his sector enthrones people so that, in “a framework of justice,” they seek “happiness.” and the realization of their dreams.
“We have monopolies that suffocate us, we don’t want them. We have corporate privileges, of the State yes, but private and union privileges too,” Gurméndez remarked.
“It is the only country in the world that almost expelled Spotify”
“(Uruguay) is the only country in the world that almost expelled Spotify, in the desire to regulate everything,” said Gurméndez, who added that “now they want to go against Airbnb, they want to cartelize all activities.”
For this reason, he asked to continue along “the path of liberal democracies”, in order to put an end to what “ties” and “suffocates” the country, and that prevents it from having an “agile State.”
“Today the country finds itself again at a crossroads and at a very important crossroads in this election,” understands Gurméndez, who pointed out that the alternative to liberal democracies is “populist bravado,” which is “the political path.” “of “gifts and promises.”