Tucumán: Cristina Fernández de Kirchner led the celebrations for the Independence Day
Argentina, July 9, 2011
The president, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner along with the national cabinet members, arrived at 12:40 pm to the province of Tucumán and was received by the governor José Alperovich and the mayor of the city of Alderetes (jurisdiction the airport), July Silman.
The Head of State went to the Historical Museum of the House of Independence and was received by the mayor of the city, Domingo Amaya, and the Museum Director Patricia Fernandez Murga, where she participated in the traditional historical commemoration ceremony.
Immediately she proceeded to the discovery of an original manuscript with the text of the Act of Independence of the United Provinces of South America in the Aymara language which was delivered by the President and will remain on display at the museum.
We should recall that two years ago was announced a political reform in the celebration of Flag Day in Tucumán, the President noted that this August 14 for the first time, the Argentines will vote the candidates they like and not those decided by the political bureaucracies.
The president of Argentina, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, recalled in the celebration of the Day of Independence in Tucuman that was launched two years ago on the same stage a political reform that represents the whole of society and urged that “this August 14 Argentines, for the first time in history, also will bring their presence to know that from now on, no more political bureaucracies decide, but the Argentines in each of these elections”.
The governor began by paying tribute to the role that met fellow native peoples in the Independence and stressed the desire to change an entire country, and also recalled that in these times “struggles for freedom, independence and equality,” are in need but fortunately without battlefields.
She urged to go for the second independence, as pointed out in the first speech as president to “build an economy that allows to have self-determination and the decisions of a country taken in that country” where men and women vote in democratic elections.
She showed the governor’s Alperovich words about the struggles to rebuild devastated economies and the role that turned former President Nestor Kirchner, remembering the stress of gratitude that “each youth is encouraged to be incorporated into the economy to where others said it was “impossible to plant flag of rebellion and irreverence” were encouraged to make possible another country, like those men who built our history”.
Then was played the National Anthem by the fanfare of Grenadiers Regiment General San Martin. After that, the Governor Jorge Alperovich spoke for a few minutes, noting that, as taught by the heroes, “without economic independence is not a free country, not sovereign, nor fair”.
He said that Tucumán will fill the polls in October of votes with a good memory and gratitude to the former president Nestor Kirchner and presented a portrait of cowhide and capybaras, and a box of handmade products of the region.
Once the celebrations for the Independence Day finished, the President and the presidential entourage boarded the plane that will lead them to the airport Aeroparque in Buenos Aires.