Cristina in Angola: “It’s time to take the front lead not only to die in war, but for political and economic decisions”
May 18, 2012
The president, Cristina Kirchner, called for a toast to the growth in relations between Angola and Argentina, and highlighted the role of people of African descent in the country’s liberation.
“I remember a census of 1778, carved by the Viceroy Juan José Vertiz, speaking half of the population of the old Buenos Aires and the surrounding countryside was of Afro.”
“It was also the mother of African origin of a great man of America, Sergeant Juan Bautista Cabral. It is an iconic figure, because the one who saved the life of John liberator Jose de San Martin. He was saved by covering their general, putting his body. “
“They actively participated, was the front, were the vanguard in all battalions”.
“Always, the emerging countries are going to the front and at back are the developed. It’s time to take the front lead not only to die in war, but for political and economic decisions”.