The president of the Republic, Juan Carlos Varela, dedicated this Saturday part of his speech during the 197s of the first cry of independence at La Villa de Los Santos to ask the people of Sante to raise their voices when they see that the their people are not going in the right way or that there are situations that concern them.
"We can not tolerate anyone who deviates, no matter how good it is, no matter how much money you spend, it does not matter what event you sponsor … if the funds are suspected they do not come from the honest man of the land who works the land, which he faces the sun, and who sweats earns his money every day, or the honest fisherman who is fishing and not the wrong thing that happens on our shores, so that money should not be well received in any city, in any case, in no party ", said the president.
"Everyone here knows what is happening in the village and we have to take care of one another, and the only way to do it as a country is to eliminate any practice that leads to violence, death or the leadership of the youth of the country, peoples on the wrong path, leading them to prisons or covering newspapers, "he added.
The statements of the Director-General of the agent were provided after the hearing of the trial that followed 15 people accused of being part of a drug trafficking and money laundering network operating in Los Santos, which it entered its intermediate phase on 7 November. It was dismantled through the so-called El Gallero operation.
For this case, the mayor of Los Santos Eudocio Pany Pérez – who participated in the official events this Saturday – was arrested. After seven months of absence from the government, the mayor of San Pedro returned to his post on April 13th.
In the official ceremony, held at the Municipal Palace of Los Santos, the current university professor Susana Vásquez, official speaker of the date, also addressed her.
After examining the history of the first cry of independence in 1821, Vásquez took the opportunity to ask the government to allocate the necessary funds for the construction of the building that houses the University of the Americas (quarters) General of Azuero) "in his own land". "This region cries for better days," said Vásquez.