Yamandú Orsi warned about a country slowed down and with people adrift

Yamandú Orsi warned about a country slowed down and with people adrift

The presidential candidate for the Frente Amplio criticized the government’s economic policy and pointed out that Uruguay “is not good.”

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The former mayor of cannelloni and presidential candidate for the Broad Front (FA), Yamandú Orsicriticized the government’s economic policy and warned that the country “is not well,” but rather that it is “slowed down” and is leaving “many people adrift.”

Last Wednesday night, at a party event held in the department of Rochathe former Canarian leader negatively evaluated “the economic and political orientation” of the government of the President Luis Lacalle Pouand assured that the ruling coalition promised in the last electoral campaign not to raise taxes and fees “to win the election”, but that later “it did the opposite.”

Orsi He called on the Broad Front militants present to collaborate to “build new hope” because the country “is not well” and the direction “is not as expected”, since it “does not lead to the happiness of the people” and “you can’t see where it’s going.”

“This country is not growing today, there was a moment in these years where we grew less than the Argentinaand we grew less than Paraguay and Perudespite being the country that we were and that we are,” emphasized the former mayor.

Along the same lines, he acknowledged that the country grew “a little” after the pandemic, but that “there are people who are getting worse and worse” and form a “platoon of stragglers.” “We cannot afford five more years of an economic and political orientation like the one we have,” she said.

“You see inequality on the street”

“It is a more unequal country,” he insisted. Orsi before adding: “You see inequality on the street.” The Broad Front expressed that he is not going to fall into the simplistic way of saying that “we are starving” or “the same as in 2002,” but that the level of poverty, especially among children, is “worrying.”

In that sense, he asked “not to continue with this inertia that leads us to a more unequal country” and that “as soon as the pie increases, the benefits of that pie must be received by everyone, particularly by those most disadvantaged.”

Source: Ambito

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